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Power and security in the information age [electronic resource] : investigating the role of the state in cyberspace / edited by Myriam Dunn Cavelty, Victor Mauer, Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel.

Contributor(s): Dunn Cavelty, Myriam | Mauer, Victor | Krishna-Hensel, Sai Felicia.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 167 p.).ISBN: 9780754686415 (electronic bk.); 0754686418 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Computer security | Information society | Information technology | Cyberterrorism | COMPUTERS -- Internet -- Security | COMPUTERS -- Networking -- Security | COMPUTERS -- Security -- General | Gesellschaft | Informationstechnik | DatensicherungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Power and security in the information age.DDC classification: 005.8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Information, power, and security : an outline of debates and implications / Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Elgin M. Brunner -- Is anything ever new? : exploring the specificities of security and governance in the information age / Myriam Dunn Cavelty -- Meta-power, networks, security, and commerce / J.P. Singh -- Cyberspace and sovereignty : thoughts on physical space and digital space / Geoffrey L. Herrera -- Terrorist use of the internet and the challenges of governing cyberspace / Maura Conway -- Improving information security in companies : how to meet the need for threat information / Manuel Suter -- Concluding remarks : the role of the state in securing the information age : challenges and prospects / Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Victor Mauer.
Summary: Focusing on the role of the state in defending against cyber threats and in securing the information age, this volume intrigues and provokes with a number of 'fresh' hypotheses, observations and suggestions. It contributes to mapping the diverse layers, actors, approaches and policies of the cyber security realm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Information, power, and security : an outline of debates and implications / Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Elgin M. Brunner -- Is anything ever new? : exploring the specificities of security and governance in the information age / Myriam Dunn Cavelty -- Meta-power, networks, security, and commerce / J.P. Singh -- Cyberspace and sovereignty : thoughts on physical space and digital space / Geoffrey L. Herrera -- Terrorist use of the internet and the challenges of governing cyberspace / Maura Conway -- Improving information security in companies : how to meet the need for threat information / Manuel Suter -- Concluding remarks : the role of the state in securing the information age : challenges and prospects / Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Victor Mauer.

Focusing on the role of the state in defending against cyber threats and in securing the information age, this volume intrigues and provokes with a number of 'fresh' hypotheses, observations and suggestions. It contributes to mapping the diverse layers, actors, approaches and policies of the cyber security realm.

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