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8 April - 23 April 2021

"SAASS 667 will introduce you to topics necessary to integrate the changing information and online environment into your strategies."

Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.

Internet Resources   
Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.

Day 1

Ben Buchanan     Biography
The Hacker and the State:  Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics          Review 1     Review 2  (click on "Linked Full Text" on the Left side)

Day 2

Thomas Rid    Biography
Cyber War Will Not Take Place      Review 1  (scroll down to the 5th page of the document)    Review 2

Day 3

Lucas Kello    Biography
The Virtual Weapon and International Order      Review 1 (2nd half of the article is the review for this book)    Review 2

Day 4

National Cyber Strategy of the United States of America

Summary:  Department of Defense Cyber Strategy

Herbert Lin    Biography
Amy Zegart     Biography
Bytes, Bombs, and Spies:  The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations     Review

Day 5

Charles Kadushin     Biography
Understanding Social Networks:  Theories,  Concepts, and Findings     Publisher Description   (click on description)   Review 

Day 6

Zeynep Tufekci     Biography
Twitter and Tear Gas:  The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest    Description

Day 7

P.W. Singer     Biography
Emerson T. Brooking    Biography
LikeWar:  The Weaponization of Social Media     Review 

Day 8

Thomas Rid     Biography
Active Measures:  The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare     Review 1     Review 2

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