Blackhatonomics: An Inside Look At The Economics Of Cybercrime by Will GragidoBlackhatonomics: An Inside Look At The Economics Of Cybercrime by Will Gragido

Blackhatonomics: An Inside Look At The Economics Of Cybercrime

byWill Gragido, Daniel Molina, John Pirc

Paperback | December 5, 2012

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Blackhatonomicsexplains the basic economic truths of the underworld of hacking, and why people around the world devote tremendous resources to developing and implementing malware. The book provides an economic view of the evolving business of cybercrime, showing the methods and motivations behind organized cybercrime attacks, and the changing tendencies towards cyber-warfare. Written by an exceptional author team of Will Gragido, Daniel J Molina, John Pirc and Nick Selby,Blackhatonomicstakes practical academic principles and backs them up with use cases and extensive interviews, placing you right into the mindset of the cyber criminal.

  • Historical perspectives of the development of malware as it evolved into a viable economic endeavour
  • Country specific cyber-crime analysis of the United States, China, and Russia, as well as an analysis of the impact of Globalization on cyber-crime
  • Presents the behind the scenes methods used to successfully execute financially motivated attacks in a globalized cybercrime economy
  • Provides unique insights, analysis, and useful tools for justifying corporate information security budgets
  • Provides multiple points of view, from pure research, to corporate, to academic, to law enforcement
  • Includes real world cybercrime case studies and profiles of high-profile cybercriminals
Will Gragido possesses over 18 years of information security experience. A former United States Marine, Mr. Gragido began his career in the data communications information security and intelligence communities. After USMC, Mr. Gragido worked within several information security consultancy roles performing and leading red teaming, penet...
Title:Blackhatonomics: An Inside Look At The Economics Of CybercrimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 5, 2012Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1597497401

ISBN - 13:9781597497404


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Psychological and Cultural Trends

Chapter 2. Seasons of Change

Chapter 3. Drivers and Motives

Chapter 4. Signal-to-Noise Ratio

Chapter 5. Execution

Chapter 6. From Russia with Love

Chapter 7. The China Factor

Chapter 8. Pawns and Mules

Chapter 9. Globalization

Chapter 10. America, Land of Opportunity

Chapter 11. Global Law Enforcement

Chapter 12: The Road Ahead

Editorial Reviews

"I was asked to serve as technical editor for this book though, I admit, the work required little editing. Written by an exceptional author team, they take practical academic principles back them up with use cases and extensive interviews, placing you right into the mindset of the cyber criminal."--Andrew Hay blog, December 19, 2012 "A crack team of computer security consultants with backgrounds in the military, police, marketing, and academia present an encyclopedic resource on cybercrime for anyone responsible for computer security."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013