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National Security and Counterintelligence in the Era of Cyber Espionage
Core Reference Title

National Security and Counterintelligence in the Era of Cyber Espionage

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Security and Forensics for 2019.

Eugenie de Silva (University of Leicester, UK & Virginia Research Institute, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: November, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 308
ISBN13: 9781466696617|ISBN10: 1466696613|EISBN13: 9781466696624|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9661-7


As technology continues to advance, the threats imposed on these innovations also continue to grow and evolve. As such, law enforcement specialists diligently work to counteract these threats, promote national safety, and defend the individual rights of citizens.

National Security and Counterintelligence in the Era of Cyber Espionage highlights technological advancements in intelligence systems and law enforcement in relation to cybercrime and reconnaissance issues. Focusing on current and emergent threats to national security, as well as the technological advancements being adopted within the intelligence field, this book is an exhaustive reference source for government officials, researchers, graduate-level students, and intelligence and enforcement specialists interested in novel measures in being implemented in the prevention of cybercrime and terrorism.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cyber Attacks
  • Digital Intelligence
  • Governance
  • Peace Education
  • Surveillance
  • Terrorism
  • Threat Detection

Reviews and Testimonials

Contributors with backgrounds in computers, the military, and the physical sciences discuss a broad array of topics related to national security and counterintelligence, covering current threats, understanding in the field, and novel implementations and forward thinking. Among the topics are terrorist use of the Internet and the challenges of governing cyberspace, insider-threat detection in corporate espionage and cyber-espionage, developing discourse and tools for alternative content to prevent terror, applying mathematical modeling for the secure and intelligent energy infrastructure, and combating terrorism through peace education online.

– ProtoView Reviews

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Eugenie de Silva holds a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Intelligence Studies with a concentration in Intelligence Analysis from the American Military University. She also holds a Master’s in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Legal Studies from the Harvard University Division of Continuing Education. She is also a current Ph.D. student in the department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester in England. She has given eight oral presentations at academic conferences in fields such as teaching physics and chemistry, online software programs, biometrics, intelligence studies, and Denial and Deception (D&D). Her research is mainly multidisciplinary in nature. She also holds several academic world records, and has been featured in the media around the globe due to her achievements in the academic arena. She is the founder of a non-profit known as the International Association of Child Prodigies. She is also the winner of several awards, including the Luce Leader of 2015 for global leadership from the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation.