Avoiding War in the Fifth Domain

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Few today would argue that the threat surface in cyberspace has expanded significantly in the past decade.  Just ask your fridge.  From the new risks we’ve brought into our own kitchens, to the increased capabilities of nation states to disrupt everything from electricity to elections, there is an even greater (panic) questioning of what to do about it.

In The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats, (released on Tuesday) authors Richard Clarke, who served as the first U.S. official in charge of U.S. cybersecurity policy and Rob Knake, who served from 2011-2015 in the White House as director for cybersecurity policy at the National Security Council, try to tackle some of those questions.

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