Cyber Power: Crime, Conflict and Security in Cyberspace by Solange Ghernaouti-Helie

By Solange Ghernaouti-Helie

Most books on cybercrime are written via nationwide protection or political specialists, and infrequently suggest an built-in and complete method of cybercrime, cyber-terrorism, cyber-war and cyber-security. This paintings develops ways to an important cyber-security matters which are non-political, non-partisan, and non-governmental. It informs readers via high-level summaries and the presentation of a constant method of numerous cyber-risk comparable domain names, either from a civilian and an army standpoint. Explaining primary ideas in an interdisciplinary demeanour, it sheds mild at the societal, fiscal, political, army, and technical concerns concerning the use and misuse of knowledge and communique technologies.

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5). We should not underestimate the will of some states and actors (the most powerful ones) to impose their own preferred ways of providing security through their technologies and laws, under the pretext that this problem needs to be solved quickly. There is a great temptation in urgent situations to adopt devices and technologies controlled by foreign countries, and this could lead to a country in some sense losing its competencies, its autonomy, its capacity to plot its own course in respect of culture and specific know-how, and finally its sovereignty, by becoming the hostage of judicial approaches to security and IT technologies imposed by others.

5. Why can the Internet be considered to be a critical infrastructure? 6. What is meant by “an inclusive information society”? 7. Why is cybersecurity at the heart of the debates around the development of the information society? 8. What is the relationship between cybercriminality and cybersecurity? 9. Why does cybersecurity need to be considered from an interdisciplinary perspective? 10. Why is cybercriminality a problem for society? 1 Understanding the context Because the Internet enables the rapid transmission of data, regardless of both the distance between the source and the destination end-points and their localisations around the globe, cyberspace has extended and modified the temporal and geographical borders to which we have been accustomed.

Stuxnet. Updated, 15 January 2011. html 23 Cyberspace and Internet 41 Sources of Internet weaknesses The criminal world has embraced the Internet, which has provided an extension of its scope and new possibilities for profitable activities. However, the Internet can also fall victim to natural catastrophes (such as earthquakes and floods) or be affected by errors. Such incidents can provoke negative consequences with serious impacts that are as damaging to society as simple criminality. That this three-way origin of problems can lead to issues with the availability, integrity, robustness, reliability, or resilience of the Internet needs to be taken into account when securing information and communication systems that are connected to the Internet.

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