Cyberwar and Information Warfare

Cyberwar and Information Warfare

Edited by

Daniel Ventre, CNRS, France

ISBN : 9781848213043

Publication Date : June 2011

Hardcover 448 pp

147.00 USD



Integrating empirical, conceptual, and theoretical approaches, this book presents the thinking of researchers and experts in the fields of cybersecurity, cyberdefense, and information warfare. The aim of this book is to analyze the processes of information warfare and cyberwarfare through the historical, operational and strategic perspectives of cyberattacks. Cyberwar and Information Warfare is of extreme use to experts in security studies and intelligence studies, defense universities, ministries of defense and security, and anyone studying political sciences, international relations, geopolitics, information technologies, etc.


1. Cyberwar and its Borders, François-Bernard Huyghe.
2. War of Meaning, Cyberwar and Democracies, François Chauvancy.
3. Intelligence, the First Defense? Information Warfare and Strategic Surprise, Joseph Henrotin.
4. Cyberconflict: Stakes of Power, Daniel Ventre.
5. Operational Aspects of a Cyberattack: Intelligence, Planning and Conduct, Eric Filiol.
6. Riots in Xinjiang and Chinese Information Warfare, Daniel Ventre.
7. Special Territories, Daniel Ventre.

About the authors/editors

Daniel Ventre is an engineer for CNRS, a researcher for CESDIP (Centre de recherches sociologiques sur le droit et les institutions pénales), and in charge of courses at Télécom ParisTech and at the ESSEC Business School. He is the author of a number of articles and works, in France and abroad, on the themes of cyberwar, information warfare, cyberconflict, cybersecurity and cyberdefense.