Best Cyber Security Books of 2016!

The Plot to Hack America

How Putin’s Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election

This is a VERY interesting. The 'Plot to Hack America' is the thrilling true story of how Putin’s spy agency, run by the Russian billionaire class, used the promise of power and influence to cultivate Trump as well as his closest aides, the Kremlin Crew, to become unwitting assets of the Russian government. The goal? To put an end to 240 years of free and fair American democratic elections. This would make an excellent gift for anyone interested in cybersecurity, cyber warfare and the 2016 Election.

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Cyber War!

The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It...

OK - we got this wrong (sorry) this was NOT published in 2016, but what the heck - it's an excellent read anyway! Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Against All Enemies, former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America’s vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict—Cyber War! Every concerned American should read this startling and explosive book that offers an insider’s view of White House ‘Situation Room’ operations and carries the reader to the frontlines of our cyber defense. Cyber War exposes a virulent threat to our nation’s security. This is no X-Files fantasy or conspiracy theory madness—this is real.

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Dark Territory

The Secret History of Cyber War

Kaplan probes the inner corridors of the National Security Agency, the beyond-top-secret cyber units in the Pentagon, the "information warfare" squads of the military services, and the national security debates in the White House, to tell this never-before-told story of the officers, policymakers, scientists, and spies who devised this new form of warfare and who have been planning—and (more often than people know) fighting—these wars for decades. From the 1991 Gulf War to conflicts in Haiti, Serbia, Syria, the former Soviet republics, Iraq, and Iran, where cyber warfare played a significant role, Dark Territory chronicles, in fascinating detail, a little-known past that shines an unsettling light on our future.

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The Red Web

The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries

Drawing from scores of interviews personally conducted with numerous prominent officials in the Ministry of Communications and web-savvy activists challenging the state, Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan peel back the history of advanced surveillance systems in Russia. From research laboratories in Soviet-era labor camps, to the legalization of government monitoring of all telephone and Internet communications in the 1990s, to the present day, their incisive and alarming investigation into the Kremlin’s massive online-surveillance state exposes just how easily a free global exchange can be coerced into becoming a tool of repression and geopolitical warfare. Dissidents, oligarchs, and some of the world’s most dangerous hackers collide in the uniquely Russian virtual world of The Red Web.

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Cyber Breach

What if your defenses fail? Designing an exercise to map a ready strategy

This book shows Business Continuity Planners, Crisis Managers and their IT counterparts how to stage a cyber incident exercise that will test preparedness, surface unconsidered circumstances, and sharpen the responsiveness of everyone from top executives to line technologists. It focuses on Advanced Tabletop, Functional, and Full-scale exercises. And it covers everything from broad strategies to minute-to-minute decision-making in a “safe” process that brings experience and insight to everyone. It provides very specific step-by-step instructions – starting from the earliest planning to after-action reports.

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Cyber Insecurity

Navigating the Perils of the Next Information Age

In this volume, academics, practitioners from both private sector and government, along with former service members come together to highlight sixteen of the most pressing contemporary challenges in cybersecurity, and to offer recommendations for the future. As internet connectivity continues to spread, this book will offer readers greater awareness of the threats of tomorrow—and serve to inform public debate into the next information age.

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Cyber Security (Management)

Everything an Executive Needs to Know

'Everything an Executive Needs to Know' will help you understand each of these significant areas, while learning exactly what steps you, as a leader, can take to properly prepare your organization to face today's constantly evolving threat landscape. The most prepared organizations are often the ones that can either avoid a cyber-breach completely, or at least create a protective barrier to minimize the consequences if a breach were to occur. This book will help you not only understand the modern day threats, but also take action to ensure your company is safe. We live in a new riddled with threats never before recognized, and it is up to the leaders of your company to act quick and with great intention to combat these thieves and fully protect the business you built.

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Cybersecurity 101

What You Absolutely Must Know!

The intention of this series is to minimize the tech jargon that typically inhibits one's ability to intellectually digest the topic of cybersecurity and replace it with short, easy to read, simple to digest 'how-to' chapters. This book series has been authored to intentionally highlight the basics that are most relevant in the current evolutionary condition of cybersecurity in order to have the most impact on the real life vulnerabilities faced by the reader.

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Cybersecurity and Cyberwar

"What Everyone Needs to Know"

In 'Cybersecurity and CyberWar: What Everyone Needs to Know', New York Times best-selling author P. W. Singer and noted cyber expert Allan Friedman team up to provide the kind of easy-to-read, yet deeply informative resource book that has been missing on this crucial issue of 21st century life. Written in a lively, accessible style, filled with engaging stories and illustrative anecdotes, the book is structured around the key question areas of cyberspace and its security: how it all works, why it all matters, and what can we do? Along the way, they take readers on a tour of the important (and entertaining) issues and characters of cybersecurity, from the "Anonymous" hacker group and the Stuxnet computer virus to the new cyber units of the Chinese and U.S. militaries. 'Cybersecurity and CyberWar: What Everyone Needs to Know' is the definitive account on the subject for us all, which comes not a moment too soon.

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Become The Ultimate Hacker

Computer Virus, Cracking, Malware, IT Security (Cyber Crime, Computer Hacking, How to Hack, Hacker, Computer Crime...

This book serves as a perfect tool for anyone who wants to learn and become more familiarized with how things are done. Especially that there are two sides to this piece of work, this book will surely turn you into the best white hacker that you can be.

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HACKING: Beginner's Crash Course

Essential Guide to Practical: Computer Hacking, Hacking for Beginners, & Penetration Testing

This playbook guide is made with the purpose of teaching you how to be an effective hacker. It will enhance your skills, improve your technique and make you a pro in the world of hacking. Hackers play an important role in maintaining security and preventing cyber-attacks from others who have more malicious purposes. Ethical hackers break into systems legally and ethically. This book is built for ethical hackers interested in scanning ports and seeking vulnerabilities, examining patch installations to ensure they can’t be exploited, and many other penetration testing methods.

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Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems

ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions

This hands-on guide exposes the devious methods cyber threat actors use to compromise the hardware and software central to petroleum pipelines, electrical grids, and nuclear refineries. Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets and Solutions shows, step-by-step, how to implement and maintain an ICS-focused risk mitigation framework that is targeted, efficient, and cost-effective. The book arms you with the skills necessary to defend against attacks that are debilitating―and potentially deadly. See how to assess risk, perform ICS-specific threat modeling, carry out penetration tests using “ICS safe” methods, and block malware. Throughout, the authors use case studies of notorious attacks to illustrate vulnerabilities alongside actionable, ready-to-deploy countermeasures.

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Hacking Made Easy 1

Easy to Understand 'Computer Hacking'

Interested In Learning How To Hack But Don’t Know How To Begin?
Hacking Made Easy 1 would guide you through the process of hacking with some practical applications and prepare you for the 2nd book "Hacking Made Easy 2" Where you will learn extremely useful hacking techniques such as how to hack a Facebook Account, Wifi Password & even how to safeguard your very own WordPress site which a very important thing to know.

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Playing to the Edge

American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

As Director of CIA in the last three years of the Bush administration, Hayden had to deal with the rendition, detention and interrogation program as bequeathed to him by his predecessors. He also had to ramp up the agency to support its role in the targeted killing program that began to dramatically increase in July 2008. This was a time of great crisis at CIA, and some agency veterans have credited Hayden with actually saving the agency. He himself won't go that far, but he freely acknowledges that CIA helped turn the American security establishment into the most effective killing machine in the history of armed conflict. For 10 years, then, General Michael Hayden was a participant in some of the most telling events in the annals of American national security. General Hayden's goals are in writing this book are simple and unwavering: No apologies. No excuses. Just what happened. And why.

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Cyber Crime Revealed!

The Secrets to Protecting Yourself from Cyber-Criminals

Revealed! The Secrets To Protecting Yourself From Cyber-Criminals A plain-English, no-nonsense business owner's guide to protecting yourself and your business from the dark side of the internet.

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The Hacked World Order

How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age

Cyber conflict is hard to track, often delivered by proxies, and has outcomes that are hard to gauge. It demands that the rules of engagement be completely reworked and all the old niceties of diplomacy be recast. Many of the critical resources of statecraft are now in the hands of the private sector, giant technology companies in particular. In this new world order, cybersecurity expert Adam Segal reveals, power has been well and truly hacked.

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The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage

Cyberspies is a ground-breaking exploration of the new space in which the worlds of espionage, diplomacy, international business, science, and technology collide.

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The Seventh Sense

Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks

The Seventh Sense is the story of what all of today's successful figures see and feel--forces that are invisible to most of us but explain everything from explosive technological change to uneasy political ripples. The secret to power now is understanding our new age of networks--not merely the Internet but also networks of trade and DNA and finance. Based on his years of advising generals, CEOs, and politicians, Ramo takes us into the opaque heart of our world's rapidly connected systems and teaches us what the victors of this age know--and what the losers are not yet seeing.

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