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Peter W. Singer Cybersecurity is as misunderstood as it is important. Peter W. Singer, a political scientist and a specialist on 21st century warfare, co-wrote (with cyber expert Allan Friedman) Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know to make it easier for everyday computer users to understand how cybersecurity works, why it matters, and what they can do about it. “In treating cyber security as a matter only for IT experts, computer users often neglect the most basic precautions that go a long way toward protecting both the Internet's users and the network itself,” Singer opined. Singer’s experience includes consulting for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, for which he worked on a quad-copter drone concept called Charlene.

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