Cyber War

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

by Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake

Hardcover, 290 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $25.99 | purchase

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Cyber War
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The Next Threat to National Security and What To Do About It
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Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake

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From the #1 best-selling author of Against All Enemies and Your Government Failed You comes a book that exposes America's burgeoning new cyber warfare capability and its vulnerabilities and documents the first skirmishes that have taken place in cyberspace. 60,000 first printing.

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Clarke says he would like to see a separate government Internet network that would be constantly monitored for signs of attack. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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President Obama talks about U.S. cybersecurity in May 2009. Obama has described U.S. computer networks as a "strategic national asset," and promised to "deter, prevent, detect and defend against" cyberattacks. Ron Edmonds/AP hide caption

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Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in February on the annual threats assessment of the U.S. intelligence community. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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