The Resource Skating on stilts : why we aren't stopping tomorrow's terrorism, Stewart A. Baker

Skating on stilts : why we aren't stopping tomorrow's terrorism, Stewart A. Baker

Label
Skating on stilts : why we aren't stopping tomorrow's terrorism
Title
Skating on stilts
Title remainder
why we aren't stopping tomorrow's terrorism
Statement of responsibility
Stewart A. Baker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Stewart A. Baker, a former Homeland Security official, examines the technologies we love, jet travel, computer networks, and biotech, and finds that they are likely to empower new forms of terrorism unless we change our current course a few degrees and overcome resistance to change from business, foreign governments, and privacy advocates. He draws on his Homeland Security experience to show how that was done in the case of jet travel and border security but concludes that heading off disasters in computer networks and biotech will require a hardheaded recognition that privacy must sometimes yield to security, especially as technology changes the risks to both
Member of
Cataloging source
MUU
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1947-
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Baker, Stewart A.
Dewey number
363.325/170973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6432
LC item number
.B345 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Hoover Institution Press publication
Series volume
no. 591
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  • Terrorism
  • Bioterrorism
  • Cyberterrorism
  • International relations and terrorism
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Bioterrorism
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Diplomatic relations
  • International relations and terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • United States
Label
Skating on stilts : why we aren't stopping tomorrow's terrorism, Stewart A. Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-352) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Skating on Stilts -- Atta's Soldier -- To the Wall -- Never Again -- Europe Picks a Privacy Fight -- To the Brink -- Al Qaeda's Frequent Traveler Program -- Privacy Victims in the Air -- Moore's Outlaws -- Big Brother's Revenge -- Invested in Insecurity -- Smallpox in the Garage -- What's Wrong with Privacy? -- Privacy for the Real World -- Endnotes -- About the Author -- Index
Control code
667724259
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817911584
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e17aa543-9255-4715-9540-09372646ff4a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667724259
Label
Skating on stilts : why we aren't stopping tomorrow's terrorism, Stewart A. Baker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-352) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Skating on Stilts -- Atta's Soldier -- To the Wall -- Never Again -- Europe Picks a Privacy Fight -- To the Brink -- Al Qaeda's Frequent Traveler Program -- Privacy Victims in the Air -- Moore's Outlaws -- Big Brother's Revenge -- Invested in Insecurity -- Smallpox in the Garage -- What's Wrong with Privacy? -- Privacy for the Real World -- Endnotes -- About the Author -- Index
Control code
667724259
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817911584
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e17aa543-9255-4715-9540-09372646ff4a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667724259

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