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Lights out : a cyberattack, a nation unprepared, surviving the aftermath / Ted Koppel.

Author: Koppel, Ted, 1940 February 8-

Edition Statement:First edition.

Imprint:New York : Crown Publishers, [2015]

Bibliography Note:Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-262) and index.

Note:Part 1: A cyberattack. Warfare 2.0 -- AK-47s and EMPs -- Regulation gridlock -- Attack surfaces -- Guardians of the grid -- What are the odds? -- Preparing the battlefield -- Independent actors -- Part II: A nation unprepared. Step up, step down -- Extra batteries -- State of emergency -- Press six if you've been affected by a disaster -- Part III: Surviving the aftermath. The ark builders -- Some men ARE an island -- Where the buffalo roamed -- The Mormons -- State of Deseret -- Constructive ambiguity -- Solutions -- Summing up -- Epilogue: The virtue of a plan.

Note:"Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely--and that it would be devastating" and "examines a threat unique to our time and evaluates potential ways to prepare for a catastrophe"--Book jacket.



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