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- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
Criminal activities in cyberspace are increasingly facilitated by burgeoning black markets. This report characterizes these markets and how they have grown into their current state to provide insight into how their existence can harm the information security environment. Understanding these markets lays the groundwork for exploring options to minimize... more...
- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
The chances are growing that the United States will find itself in a crisis in cyberspace--the escalation of tensions associated with a major cyberattack, suspicions that one has taken place, or fears that it might do so soon. Such crises can be managed by taking steps to reduce the incentives for other states to step in, controlling the narrative,... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
Deterrence is possible only when others have at least a good idea of possible U.S. military reprisals, but cyberattack capabilities resist such demonstration. This report explores ways they can be and under what circumstances, then goes on to examine the difficulties and the drawbacks. Such ?brandishing? is no panacea and could even backfire if misinterpreted.... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Across a wide variety of endeavors, failure to anticipate disaster has been ascribed to the inability to ?connect the dots.? But to ?connect the dots,? one must first ?collect the dots.? The authors investigate the barriers to circulating important information and describes approaches for bringing information together in a meaningful way and describe... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Presents RAND?s analysis of the benefits and costs of mandating a switch (either simultaneously or sequentially) from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, codes for diagnoses and procedures to two code sets based on the 10th revision. more...
- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
RAND studied 89 modern insurgency cases to test conventional understanding about how insurgencies end. Findings relevant to policymakers and analysts include that modern insurgencies last about ten years; withdrawal of state support cripples insurgencies; civil defense forces are useful for both sides; pseudodemocracies fare poorly against insurgents;... more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Al Qaeda, the jihadist network personified by Osama bin laden, seeks a restored caliphate free of Western influence. It uses terror as its means. But how does terrorism serve the ends of al Qaeda? Understanding its strategic logic might suggest what U.S. targets it may seek to strike and why. This monograph posits four hypotheses to link means and... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War—and then the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001—transformed the task of American foreign and defense policymaking. This book outlines the dimensions of that transformation and sketches new tools for dealing with the policy challenges—from modeling and gaming, to planning based on capabilities... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
The U.S. military is ill-equipped to strike at extremists who hide in populations. Using deadly force against them can harm and alienate the very people whose cooperation U.S. forces are trying to earn. To solve this problem, a new RAND study proposes a continuum of forcea suite of capabilities that includes sound, light, lasers,... more...