Author: Adam Henschke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Cyberspace operations (Military science)
Philosophical and ethical discussions of warfare are often tied to emerging technologies and techniques. Today we are presented with what many believe is a radical shift in the nature of war-the realization of conflict in the cyber-realm, the so-called "fifth domain" of warfare. Does an aggressive act in the cyber-realm constitute an act of war? If so, what rules should govern such warfare? Are the standard theories of just war capable of analyzing and assessing this mode of conflict? These changing circumstances present us with a series of questions demanding serious attention. Is there such a thing as cyberwarfare? How do the existing rules of engagement and theories from the just war tradition apply to cyberwarfare? How should we assess a cyber-attack conducted by a state agency against private enterprise and vice versa? Furthermore, how should actors behave in the cyber-realm? Are there ethical norms that can be applied to the cyber-realm? Are the classic just war constraints of non-combatant immunity and proportionality possible in this realm? Especially given the idea that events that are constrained within the cyber-realm do not directly physically harm anyone, what do traditional ethics of war conventions say about this new space? These questions strike at the very center of contemporary intellectual discussion over the ethics of war. In twelve original essays, plus a foreword from John Arquilla and an introduction, Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, engages these questions head on with contributions from the top scholars working in this field today.
Author: George Lucas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-11-16
From North Korea's recent attacks on Sony to perpetual news reports of successful hackings and criminal theft, cyber conflict has emerged as a major topic of public concern. Yet even as attacks on military, civilian, and commercial targets have escalated, there is not yet a clear set of ethical guidelines that apply to cyber warfare. Indeed, like terrorism, cyber warfare is commonly believed to be a war without rules. Given the prevalence cyber warfare, developing a practical moral code for this new form of conflict is more important than ever. In Ethics and Cyber Warfare, internationally-respected ethicist George Lucas delves into the confounding realm of cyber conflict. Comparing "state-sponsored hacktivism" to the transformative impact of "irregular warfare" in conventional armed conflict, Lucas offers a critique of legal approaches to governance, and outlines a new approach to ethics and "just war" reasoning. Lucas draws upon the political philosophies of Alasdair MacIntyre, John Rawls, and J?rgen Habermas to provide a framework for understanding these newly-emerging standards for cyber conflict, and ultimately presents a professional code of ethics for a new generation of "cyber warriors." Lucas concludes with a discussion of whether preemptive self-defense efforts - such as the massive government surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden - can ever be justified, addressing controversial topics such as privacy, anonymity, and public trust. Well-reasoned and timely, Ethics and Cyber Warfare is a must-read for anyone with an interest in philosophy, ethics, or cybercrime.
Author: Seumas Miller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Genre: Political Science
Terrorism, the use of military force in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, and the fatal police shootings of unarmed persons have all contributed to renewed interest in the ethics of police and military use of lethal force and its moral justification. In this book, philosopher Seumas Miller analyzes the various moral justifications and moral responsibilities involved in the use of lethal force by police and military combatants, relying on a distinctive normative teleological account of institutional roles. His conception constitutes a novel alternative to prevailing reductive individualist and collectivist accounts. As Miller argues, police and military uses of lethal force are morally justified in part by recourse to fundamental natural moral rights and obligations, especially the right to personal self-defense and the moral obligation to defend the lives of innocent others. Yet the moral justification for police and military use of lethal force is to some extent role-specific. Both police officers and military combatants evidently have an institutionally-based moral duty to put themselves in harm's way to protect others. Under some circumstances, however, police have an institutionally based moral duty to use lethal force to uphold the law; and military combatants have an institutionally based moral duty to use lethal force to win wars. Two key notions in play are joint action and the natural right to self-defense. Miller uses a relational individualist theory of joint actions to construct the notion of multi-layered structures of joint action in order to explicate organizational action. He also provides a novel theory of justifiable killing in self-defense. Over the course of his book, Miller covers a variety of urgent topics, such as police shootings of armed offenders, police shooting of suicide-bombers, targeted killing, autonomous weapons, humanitarian armed intervention, and civilian immunity.
Days gone by are relived with some of the trading card industry?s most well-known experts in this nostalgic look back at one of the most popular hobbies in history. Covering baseball, basketball, football, hockey, boxing, and golf, this unique book offers a countdown of the greatest sports cards ever produced and the players and personalities involved. This multisport collection delightfully counts down the best 100 cards from the business while offering interviews, up-to-date history, and stories about the cards and their depicted players. Collectors and sports fans will especially appreciate the bonus in-depth look at the best innovations in the business, the worst blunders, and the special tribute to the hobby's boom era in the 1990s. For more than 100 years, kids of all ages have enjoyed the thrill of collecting sports cards, making this retrospective look at the hobby a thorough and long-lasting collectible ode to a much-loved pastime.
Full of gory conflict, these three whodunits offer nonstop action, savage violence, and an unforgettable cast of characters The Wilson Mystery Omnibus brings together Mike Knowles's first three critically acclaimed novels just as the fourth gritty Wilson mystery, Never Play Another Man's Game (May 2012), hits shelves. In Darwin's Nightmare, we meet the reluctant mob enforcer Wilson who has spent his life under the radar. A simple job ' steal a bag from the airport and hand it off ' sets into motion a violent chain of events from which no one will escape untouched. In Grinder, a dangerous mobster's nephews are missing and the only suspects are his lieutenants. Wilson is pulled back in to quietly find out who is responsible and settle the score with screams. The third installment, In Plain Sight, finds Wilson in the crosshairs again ' but this time the gun is in the hands of a cop. Justice isn't blind in the city; it's as bent as the tip of a bullet. The only way for him to stay out of cuffs is to help put someone worse in them.
When confiscated genestock is stolen out of secure government quarantine, DI Sharon Varsi finds herself on the biggest case of her career: chasing down a clever thief, a mysterious hacker, and the threat of new, black market gemtech. Zavcka Klist, ruthless industrial enforcer, has reinvented herself. Now the head of Bel'Natur, she wants gem celebrity Aryel Morningstar's blessing for the company's revival of infotech - the science that spawned the Syndrome, nearly destroyed mankind and led to the creation of the gems. With illness in her own family that only a gemtech can cure, Aryel's in no position to refuse. As the infotech programme inches towards a breakthrough, Sharon's investigations lead ever closer to the dark heart of Bel'Natur, the secrets of Aryel Morningstar's past . . . and what Zavcka Klistis really after. 'Some books are good, some books are even great. This one is important' - SF Signal
Author: Matt Walker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2017-01-27
Fully revised for the CEH v9 exam objectives, this valuable bundle includes two books, exclusive electronic content, and a bonus quick review guide This thoroughly updated, money-saving self-study set gathers essential exam-focused resources to use in preparation for the latest Certified Ethical Hacker exam. CEH Certified Ethical Hacker All-in-One Exam Guide, Third Edition, provides an in-depth review that covers 100% of the exam’s objectives. CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Practice Exams, Third Edition, tests and reinforces this coverage with 500+ realistic practice questions. The CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Bundle, Third Edition, contains a bonus Quick Review Guide that can be used as the final piece for exam preparation. This content comes in addition to the electronic content included with the bundle’s component books. This new edition includes greater emphasis on cloud computing and mobile platforms and addresses new vulnerabilities to the latest technologies and operating systems. In all, the bundle includes more than 1000 accurate questions with detailed answer explanations Electronic content includes the Total Tester customizable exam engine, Quick Review Guide, and searchable PDF copies of both books Readers will save 12% compared to buying the two books separately, and the bonus Quick Review Guide is available only with the bundle
Get complete coverage of all the objectives included on the EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker exam inside this comprehensive resource. Written by an IT security expert, this authoritative guide covers the vendor-neutral CEH exam in full detail. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: Introduction to ethical hacking Cryptography Reconnaissance and footprinting Network scanning Enumeration System hacking Evasion techniques Social engineering and physical security Hacking web servers and applications SQL injection Viruses, trojans, and other attacks Wireless hacking Penetration testing CD-ROM FEATURES: Two practice exams PDF copy of the book Bonus appendix with author's recommended tools, sites, and references Matt Walker, CEHv7, CPTS, CNDA, CCNA, MCSE, has held a wide variety of IT security teaching, writing, and leadership roles, including director of the Network Training Center on Ramstein AB, Germany, and IT security manager for Lockheed Martin at Kennedy Space Center. He is currently a security engineer for Hewlett-Packard.
Author: Matt Walker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2014-10-06
Fully revised for the CEH v8 exam objectives, this money-saving self-study bundle includes two eBooks, electronic content, and a bonus quick review guide. CEH Certified Ethical Hacker All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition Complete coverage of all CEH exam objectives Ideal as both a study tool and an on-the-job resource Electronic content includes hundreds of practice exam questions CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Practice Exams, Second Edition 650+ practice exam questions covering all CEH exam objectives Realistic questions with detailed answer explanations NEW pre-assessment test CEH Quick Review Guide Final overview of key exam topics CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Bundle, Second Edition covers all exam topics, including: Introduction to ethical hacking Reconnaissance and footprinting Scanning and enumeration Sniffing and evasion Attacking a system Hacking web servers and applications Wireless network hacking Trojans and other attacks Cryptography Social engineering and physical security Penetration testing
This book is for programmers who want to expand their skills by building fun, smart, and useful systems with OpenCV. The projects are ideal in helping you to think creatively about the uses of computer vision, natural user interfaces, and ubiquitous computers (in your home, car, and hand).
Janice Marin parallels drawing as research and gun violence, calling into question the lack of safety; its implication of randomness, and the death of a child from a stray bullet in the city of Chicago. The artist's intent is implemented through a 'Drawing Nexus' model, and organizational rational framework adapted from anthropologist Alfred Gell's 'art agency nexus table'. Terms of agency power dynamics as well as interdisciplinary concepts are assessed through a process of 'thinking through art'. Multifarious awareness is generated by including a variety of ideas and thinkers: artists Mark Rothko, Betty Goodwin, Mel Bochner, Betye Saar; psychologist Abraham Maslow, economist Mary Douglas, anthropologists, authors Ta-Nehisi Coates, J.M. Coetzee, Audre Lorde, philosophers Jacques Derrida and Henri Bergson. Mathematical morphing, fixity, flux, scale, line as negation and truth accompany the text as illustrated drawings throughout. Marin approaches a subjective emotional response in relation to the figure --charcoal medium, duration, opposites and binary, visceral body and paper-- as part of a larger conversation about diversity, identity, de-conditioned beliefs, abstraction and erasure. The investigation concludes with the plan for creating a drawing that operates as a psychological landscape as well as a blank 'Drawing Nexus' table (to be photocopied, applied, altered and expanded) for further in-depth research: deepened attention, sensation and perception.
Author: Maggie Nelson
Publisher: Hanser Berlin
Release Date: 2017-09-25
Es ist die Geschichte einer Liebe: Maggie Nelson verliebt sich in Harry Dodge, einen Künstler – oder eine Künstlerin? – mit fluider Genderidentität. Harry hat bereits ein Kind, Maggie wird schwanger, zu viert bauen sie ein gemeinsames Leben. "Die Argonauten" ist eine ergreifende Geschichte queeren Familienlebens, zugleich erfindet Maggie Nelson eine ganz eigene Form der philosophischen Erkundung. Memoir, Theorie, Poesie: Es ist ein Buch, das sich nicht einordnen lässt und das unsere Einordnungen herausfordert mit seinem radikal offenen Denken. Im Geiste von Susan Sontag und Roland Barthes verbindet Maggie Nelson theoretische und persönliche Erkenntnissuche, um zu einer neuen Erzählung des Wesens von Liebe und Familie zu gelangen.
Author: William Irwin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Release Date: 2007-01
Comprised of thirteen articles by well-known authors, this book makes the case to philosophers that popular culture is worthy of their attention. Issues of concern include the distinction between high culture and popular culture, the aesthetic and moral value of popular culture, allusion and identification in popular culture, and special problems posed by the interpretation of popular culture. Popular art forms considered include: movies, television shows, comic books, children's stories, photographs, and rock songs.