Behold a Pale Farce

Behold a Pale Farce

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This book presents a data-driven message that exposes the cyberwar media campaign being directed by the Pentagon and its patronage networks. By demonstrating that the American public is being coerced by a threat that has been blown out of proportiona€”much like the run-up to the Gulf War or the global war on terrora€”this book discusses how the notion of cyberwar instills a crisis mentality that discourages formal risk assessment, making the public anxious and hence susceptible to ill-conceived solutions. With content that challenges conventional notions regarding cyber security, Behold a Pale Farce covers topicsa€”including cybercrime; modern espionage; mass-surveillance systems; and the threats facing infrastructure targets such as the Federal Reserve, the stock exchange, and telecommunicationsa€”in a way that provides objective analysis rather than advocacy. This book is a must-read for anyone concerned with the recent emergence of Orwellian tools of mass interception that have developed under the guise of national security.S., Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, November 17, 2011, http:// 111711ChineseTelecom.pdf. 34 Bruce Einhorn, a€œHuaweia#39;s 3Com Deal Flops, a€ BusinessWeek, anbsp;...

Title:Behold a Pale Farce
Author:Bill Blunden, Violet Cheung
Publisher:Trine Day - 2014-04-01


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