Deep web e bitcoin
Author: Emanuele Florindi
Publisher: Imprimatur editore
La doppia faccia del Deep Web, quel mondo sommerso popolato dai buoni e dai cattivi. In tv, ma anche sui giornali, si sente parlare sempre più spesso di Deep Web, Dark Net, Bitcoin e Criptovalute (tutti rigorosamente con la maiuscola, che fa più scena), ma quasi mai ci capita di ascoltare qualcuno che si sia preso la briga di provare a capire in profondità questi fenomeni, per poi tentare di spiegarne i meccanismi anche ai non addetti ai lavori. Questo libro nasce dalla volontà di gettare un po’ di luce su uno dei fatti più affascinanti dell’informatica moderna, un mondo sommerso in cui non valgono le ordinarie leggi dello Stato. Un mondo in cui il commercio di merci illegali sembra essere di casa ed è possibile incontrare «i ladri, gli assassini ed il tipo strano», ma dove operano e agiscono anche coloro, e non sono pochi, che questo strumento lo utilizzano per difendere il diritto alla libertà di parola, combattere le dittature e sconfiggere le censure. Il Deep Web e, a maggior ragione, le Dark Net rappresentano, dunque, lo specchio fedele della nostra realtà quotidiana; la libertà di opinione e di informazione è davvero un’arma potentissima: raggiungere, conoscere e divulgare informazioni che, altrimenti, sarebbero destinate a rimanere occultate alla maggioranza delle persone rappresenta oggi un diritto inalienabile degli esseri umani perché solo se possediamo la conoscenza possiamo essere uomini liberi. Emanuele Florindi, avvocato, si occupa prevalentemente di diritto dell’informatica, bioetica e tutela dei minori. Vice presidente AISF (Accademia Internazionale di Scienze Forensi) e membro del CSIG di Perugia (Centro Studi Informatica Giuridica) tiene frequentemente, in qualità di relatore o docente, corsi e seminari in tema di criminalità informatica, computer forensics e tutela dei minori in rete. È stato membro del Comitato di Garanzia “Internet e Minori” ed ufficiale di complemento in guardia di finanza. Sin dal 2000 collabora attivamente, in qualità di consulente, con numerose procure della Repubblica, coadiuvando gli inquirenti nel corso di indagini inerenti reati di criminalità informatica. Autore di varie pubblicazioni in materia, è professore a contratto del corso di Diritto dell’informatica presso il corso di laurea in Informatica e di Informatica forense presso il corso di Laurea in Scienze per l’investigazione e la sicurezza. Per Imprimatur ha scritto insieme a Roberta Bruzzone Il lato oscuro dei social media (2016).
What is the Deep Web and what are darknets? The book provides a detailed overview of the cybercriminal underground in the hidden part of the web. The book details the criminal activities associated with threat actors, detailing their techniques, tactics, and procedures.
The Roman Emperors
Author: Michael Grant
The Roman Emperors were the men who wielded ultimate power over the vast empire stretching from Britain to the Sahara and from the Atlantic to the Euphrates - one of the greatest multi-racial states the world has ever known, to which we owe innumerable features of our lives today. Although the great evolutionary pressures shaping the empire were sometimes outside their control, the influence of these rulers was a decisive, often world-shaking, force in Roman history. Magisterial in its breadth and coverage, The Roman Emperors is a standard work for both the student and general reader by one of the greatest classical historians of our times.'Michael Grant never fails to be lively and well informed and he has done more, singlehandedly, to blow the dust off the classical world than any comparable populariser' Sunday Times
Blue Team Field Manual
Author: Alan White
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Blue Team Field Manual (BTFM) is a Cyber Security Incident Response Guide that aligns with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework consisting of the five core functions of Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover by providing the tactical steps to follow and commands to use when preparing for, working through and recovering from a Cyber Security Incident.
The Future X Network
Author: Marcus K. Weldon
Publisher: CRC Press
We are at the dawn of an era in networking that has the potential to define a new phase of human existence. This era will be shaped by the digitization and connection of everything and everyone with the goal of automating much of life, effectively creating time by maximizing the efficiency of everything we do and augmenting our intelligence with knowledge that expedites and optimizes decision-making and everyday routines and processes. The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective outlines how Bell Labs sees this future unfolding and the key technological breakthroughs needed at both the architectural and systems levels. Each chapter of the book is dedicated to a major area of change and the network and systems innovation required to realize the technological revolution that will be the essential product of this new digital future.
This report improves the evidence base on the role of Data Driven Innovation for promoting growth and well-being, and provide policy guidance on how to maximise the benefits of DDI and mitigate the associated economic and societal risks.
Children of Paradise
Author: Laura Secor
The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day. In 1979, seemingly overnight—moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world—Iran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times. Since then, the country has been largely a black box to the West, a sinister presence looming over the horizon. But inside Iran, a breathtaking drama has unfolded since then, as religious thinkers, political operatives, poets, journalists, and activists have imagined and reimagined what Iran should be. They have drawn as deeply on the traditions of the West as of the East and have acted upon their beliefs with urgency and passion, frequently staking their lives for them. With more than a decade of experience reporting on, researching, and writing about Iran, Laura Secor narrates this unprecedented history as a story of individuals caught up in the slipstream of their time, seizing and wielding ideas powerful enough to shift its course as they wrestle with their country’s apparatus of violent repression as well as its rich and often tragic history. Essential reading at this moment when the fates of our countries have never been more entwined, Children of Paradise will stand as a classic of political reporting; an indelible portrait of a nation and its people striving for change. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Hidetoshi Ohno
Tales of the Peculiar
Author: Ransom Riggs
Originally published in hardcover in 2016 by Syndrigast Publications/Dutton Books.
Author: Aboul Ella Hassanien, Eid Emary
Publisher: CRC Press
Swarm Intelligence: Principles, Advances, and Applications delivers in-depth coverage of bat, artificial fish swarm, firefly, cuckoo search, flower pollination, artificial bee colony, wolf search, and gray wolf optimization algorithms. The book begins with a brief introduction to mathematical optimization, addressing basic concepts related to swarm intelligence, such as randomness, random walks, and chaos theory. The text then: Describes the various swarm intelligence optimization methods, standardizing the variants, hybridizations, and algorithms whenever possible Discusses variants that focus more on binary, discrete, constrained, adaptive, and chaotic versions of the swarm optimizers Depicts real-world applications of the individual optimizers, emphasizing variable selection and fitness function design Details the similarities, differences, weaknesses, and strengths of each swarm optimization method Draws parallels between the operators and searching manners of the different algorithms Swarm Intelligence: Principles, Advances, and Applications presents a comprehensive treatment of modern swarm intelligence optimization methods, complete with illustrative examples and an extendable MATLAB® package for feature selection in wrapper mode applied on different data sets with benchmarking using different evaluation criteria. The book provides beginners with a solid foundation of swarm intelligence fundamentals, and offers experts valuable insight into new directions and hybridizations.
The Quotable Feynman
Author: Richard P. Feynman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
"Some people say, ‘How can you live without knowing?' I do not know what they mean. I always live without knowing. That is easy. How you get to know is what I want to know."—Richard P. Feynman Nobel Prize–winning physicist Richard P. Feynman (1918–88) was that rarest of creatures—a towering scientific genius who could make himself understood by anyone and who became as famous for the wit and wisdom of his popular lectures and writings as for his fundamental contributions to science. The Quotable Feynman is a treasure-trove of this revered and beloved scientist's most profound, provocative, humorous, and memorable quotations on a wide range of subjects. Carefully selected by Richard Feynman's daughter, Michelle Feynman, from his spoken and written legacy, including interviews, lectures, letters, articles, and books, the quotations are arranged under two dozen topics—from art, childhood, discovery, family, imagination, and humor to mathematics, politics, science, religion, and uncertainty. These brief passages—about 500 in all—vividly demonstrate Feynman's astonishing yet playful intelligence, and his almost constitutional inability to be anything other than unconventional, engaging, and inspiring. The result is a unique, illuminating, and enjoyable portrait of Feynman's life and thought that will be cherished by his fans at the same time that it provides an ideal introduction to Feynman for readers new to this intriguing and important thinker. The book features a foreword in which physicist Brian Cox pays tribute to Feynman and describes how his words reveal his particular genius, a piece in which cellist Yo-Yo Ma shares his memories of Feynman and reflects on his enduring appeal, and a personal preface by Michelle Feynman. It also includes some previously unpublished quotations, a chronology of Richard Feynman's life, some twenty photos of Feynman, and a section of memorable quotations about Feynman from other notable figures. Features: Approximately 500 quotations, some of them previously unpublished, arranged by topic A foreword by Brian Cox, reflections by Yo-Yo Ma, and a preface by Michelle Feynman A chronology of Feynman's life Some twenty photos of Feynman A section of quotations about Feynman from other notable figures Some notable quotations of Richard P. Feynman: "The thing that doesn't fit is the most interesting." "Thinking is nothing but talking to yourself inside." "It is wonderful if you can find something you love to do in your youth which is big enough to sustain your interest through all your adult life. Because, whatever it is, if you do it well enough (and you will, if you truly love it), people will pay you to do what you want to do anyway." "I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring."
Kadi on Trial
Author: Matej Avbelj, Filippo Fontanelli, Giuseppe Martinico
The judgment of the European Court of Justice concerning the Kadi case has raised substantive and procedural issues that have caught the attention of scholars from many disciplines including EU law, constitutional law, international law and jurisprudence. This book offers a comprehensive view of the Kadi case, and explores specific issues that are anticipated to resonate beyond the immediate case from which they derive. The first part of the volume sets out an analysis of the new judgment of the Court, favouring a "contextual" reading of what is the latest link in a judicial chain. The following three parts offer interdisciplinary accounts of the decision of the European Court of Justice, including legal theory, constitutional law, and international law. The book closes with an epilogue by Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, who studies the role of the Kadi case in the methodology of international law and its contribution to the concept of global justice. The book brings together legal scholars from a range of fields, and discusses pressing topics such as the European Union’s objective of ‘the strict observance and the development of international law’, the EU as a site of global governance, constitutional pluralism and the protections of fundamental rights.
Adam, One Afternoon
Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: Random House
This collection of playful, deadly febles is populated with waifs and strays, a gluttonous thief and a mischievous gardener. The grimly comic story The Argentine Ant moved Gore Vidal to declare 'if this is not a masterpiece of twentieth-century prose writing, I cannot think of anything better'.
A collection of Little Nemo's fantasy adventures, reprinted from the vintage comic strip.
Author: Roderick Bailey
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Drawing on long-classified documents, Target: Italy is the official history of the war waged by Britain's Special Operations Executive on Benito Mussolini's Fascist Italy. It is the first full account of SOE's clandestine efforts to strike at Italy and sever its alliance with Nazi Germany, uncovering missions as remarkable as a plot to assassinate Mussolini and plans to arm the Mafia. It is also the first in-depth history of SOE's attempts at causing trouble inside an enemy country as opposed to an enemy-occupied one, issuing a sobering reminder of the terrible dangers that foreign agencies can encounter when trying to encourage resistance to powerful authoritarian regimes. This is a compelling tale of desperate daring and sacrifice, climaxing in one of the most extraordinary episodes of the war: the delicate and dramatic dealings between the Allies and the Italians that led to Italy's surrender in 1943.