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Who Will Control the Future, Black Hat Hackers or the Hacked?

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Abstract

The modern world continues to change and change rapidly. The number of inventions and patents, the number of people and the number of societal vulnerabilities we face all continue to expand at an accelerating rate. Information now is doubling in less than a year’s time. Societal laws and regulations have an increasingly difficult time keeping up with new technologies that are enabled by our communications and information networks. This chapter explores the new electronic technologies that are creating an increasingly sophisticated yet vulnerable world in which cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism, and disruptive technologies makes life ever more challenging. The world of knobots, the Internet of things, holo-lens, and artificially intelligent servants enmeshed in our lives will provide new opportunities and challenges. This chapter seeks to identify some of these future digital challenges and provide strategies to cope with them.

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Smart Grid Smart Phone Cloud Provider Executive Order Virtual Private Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Executive Board International Association for the Advancement of Space SafetySpace and Advanced Communications Research InstituteArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.LATA’s Global Institute for Security TrainingLos Alamos Technical AssociatesMcLeanUSA

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