GBC Book Club

Current Cybersecurity reads and recommendations

Tracers in the Dark: The Global Hunt for the Crime Lords of Cryptocurrency

Tracers in the Dark is a story of crime and pursuit unlike any other. With unprecedented access to the major players in federal law enforcement and private industry, veteran cybersecurity reporter Andy Greenberg tells an astonishing saga of criminal empires built and destroyed. He introduces an IRS agent with a defiant streak, a Bitcoin-tracing Danish entrepreneur, and a colorful ensemble of hardboiled agents and prosecutors as they delve deep into the crypto-underworld. The result is a thrilling, globe-spanning story of dirty cops, drug bazaars, trafficking rings, and the biggest takedown of an online narcotics market in the history of the Internet.

Maritime Cybersecurity: A Guide for Leaders and Managers

The maritime industry is thousands of years old. The shipping industry, which includes both ships and ports, follows practices that are as old as the industry itself, yet relies on decades-old information technologies to protect its assets. Computers have only existed for the last 60 years and computer networks for 40. Today, we find an industry with rich tradition, colliding with new types of threats, vulnerabilities, and exposures. This book explores cybersecurity aspects of the maritime transportation sector and the threat landscape that seeks to do it harm.