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By Ira Winkler

Ira Winkler has been dubbed "A modern-day James Bond" by means of CNN and different media shops for his skill to simulate espionage assaults opposed to a few of the most sensible businesses on the earth, displaying how billions of greenbacks can disappear. This distinct booklet is jam-packed with the riveting, precise tales and case stories of the way he did it-and how humans and corporations can keep away from falling sufferer to the spies between us.

American organizations now lose up to $300 billion a 12 months to hacking, cracking, actual safeguard breaches, and different criminality. hundreds of thousands of individuals a yr have their identities stolen or fall sufferer to different scams. In Spies between Us, Ira Winkler finds his defense secrets and techniques, disclosing how businesses and participants can guard themselves from even the main diabolical criminals. He is going into the approach of everybody from small-time hackers to overseas intelligence firms to reveal most economical countermeasures for every type of attacks.

In Spies between Us, readers learn:
* Why James Bond and Sydney Bristow are poor spies
* How a staff used to be capable of infiltrate an airport in a post-9/11 international and plant a bomb
* How Ira and his crew have been capable of thieve nuclear reactor designs in 3 hours
* the true dangers that folks face from the spies that they unknowingly meet on an everyday basis
* ideas for the way businesses and participants can safe themselves opposed to the spies, criminals, and terrorists who on a regular basis move their direction

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