Spies Among Us: How to Stop the Spies, Terrorists, Hackers, and Criminals You Don't Even Know You Encounter Every Day
American corporations now lose as much as $300 billion a year to hacking, cracking, physical security breaches, and other criminal activity. Millions of people a year have their identities stolen or fall victim to other scams. In Spies Among Us, Ira Winkler reveals his security secrets, disclosing how companies and individuals can protect themselves from even the most diabolical criminals. He goes into the mindset of everyone from small-time hackers to foreign intelligence agencies to disclose cost-effective countermeasures for all types of attacks.
In Spies Among Us, readers learn:
* Why James Bond and Sydney Bristow are terrible spies
* How a team was able to infiltrate an airport in a post-9/11 world and plant a bomb
* How Ira and his team were able to steal nuclear reactor designs in three hours
* The real risks that individuals face from the spies that they unknowingly meet on a daily basis
* Recommendations for how companies and individuals can secure themselves against the spies, criminals, and terrorists who regularly cross their path
Table of Contents
About the Author.
PART I: ESPIONAGE CONCEPTS.
1. How to Be a Spy.
2. Why You Can Never Be Secure.
3. Death by 1,000 Cuts.
4. Spies and Their Friends.
5. How the Spies Really Get You.
PART II: CASE STUDIES.
6. Spy vs. Spy.
7. Nuclear Meltdown.
8. Fill'er Up!
9. The Entrepreneur.
10. The Criminal Face of the Internet Age.
11. Crimes Against Individuals.
PART III: STOPPING THE SPIES.
12. Taking Control.
13. Taking Action. Index.
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