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Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage: How to Strengthen the Capabilities of the Nation - Preventing Severe Cascading Impacts on Critical Sectors Like Water, Communications, Transportation, Healthcare
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The nation has steadily improved its ability to respond to major disasters and the power outages that often result. But increasing threats—whether severe natural disasters, cyber-physical attacks, electromagnetic events, or some combination—present new challenges for protecting the national power grid and recovering quickly from a catastrophic power outage.
Nifty-What Next? Ghost Cities
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
A market is really an amazing place if it is used in a good way! There are many books on trading and investing, but this is the monthly based report on where will market of Indian Sub-Continent will head on! Helpful to get inside view of the market with help of our experience for Retail, NRI, HNI, FII Clients or any other market enthusiast.
Cyber Security for Critical Energy Infrastructure - Enhancing Electrical Grid Security, Attacks on Ukrainian and Western Energy Sectors, Critical Infrastructure Management, Safeguards, Mitigation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical
The United States power grid is a logical target for a major cyber attack because it connects all of the nation's critical infrastructures with electricity. Attackers consistently exploit vulnerabilities of the bulk power system and are close to being able to disrupt electrical distribution.
Time Sensitivity in Cyberweapon Reusability - Stealth as a Critical Attribute Allowing Weaponized Software Code to be Reused, Survivability That Delays Detection to Prevent Vulnerability Patching
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security / viruses
A cyberweapon is weaponized software code that exploits flaws in software. It is only effective if the flaw still exists at the time of weapon deployment. Because of this, there is only a small window of time in which a particular cyberweapon can be used. Many argue that cyberweapons can only be effectively used once, and that after first use, the vulnerability will be patched.
Deterring Cyberattacks on U.S. Critical Infrastructure - Case Studies of Iran and Stuxnet, Bowman Avenue Dam Attack, Attribution and Retaliation, Implications for U.S. Policy Protecting Vital Services
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security
Cyberattacks against critical infrastructure are not merely theoretical. Nations and private enterprises have come to understand that critical infrastructure can be attacked via cyberspace with serious repercussions. Critical infrastructure is vital to the United States because it provides power, water, transportation, and communication services to the American public.
The Political Economy of Infrastructure Investment in Latin America - Analysis of Brazil, Mexico, and Chile on Deficiencies in Transportation, Energy, Telecommunications, and Water and Sanitation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Infrastructure
What factors are responsible for varying levels of infrastructure investment and development across Latin America? Deficiencies in economic infrastructure—broadly classified into four main sectors: transportation, energy, telecommunications, and water and sanitation—have been a principal factor limiting economic growth, slowing development, and increasing inequality in Latin America.
United States Earthquake Early Warning System: How Theory and Analysis Can Save America Before the Big One Happens - Advocating Implementation of the ShakeAlert Warning System on the Seismic Network
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Seismology & Volcanism, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Earthquake
This study argues that the United States is unprepared for the most catastrophic earthquakes the country faces today. Earthquake early warning systems are a major solution in practice to reduce economic risk, to protect property and the environment, and to save lives. Other countries have already built earthquake early warning systems, but only after they suffered devastating earthquakes.
National Cyber Incident Response Plan - Cybersecurity Federal Roles and Responsibilities - Response To, and Recovery From, Significant Cyber Attacks Posing Risks to Critical Infrastructure Systems
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Networked technologies touch every corner of the globe and every facet of human life. They have driven innovation, nurtured freedoms, and spurred economic prosperity. Even so, the very technologies that enable these benefits offer new opportunities for malicious and unwanted cyber activities.
2018 Energy Department Report on Assessment of Electricity Disruption Incident Response Capabilities, Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, Cyber Attack Threats and Impacts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security
Cybersecurity of the U.S. electric grid has emerged as one of the most important issues facing the electricity subsector today. There are key trends that are increasing the risk of significant cyber incidents.
Construction Guide to Health and Wellbeing
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 37,950. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industrial management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
How do you keep wandering construction workers healthy without losing profit? Or keep the right side of the law, without overdoing it? Coombs, the author, who reviewed the standards for UK construction and strategy at High Speed 2, shares her insights on what the clients, regulators, contractors and workers both need and want. All simply set out with flow charts, tables and 200+ relevant web links