Cyber Power: Crime, Conflict and Security in Cyberspace (Forensic Sciences)

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Most books on cybercrime are written by national security or political experts, and rarely propose an integrated and comprehensive approach to cybercrime, cyber-terrorism, cyber-war and cyber-security. This work develops approaches to crucial cyber-security issues that are non-political, non-partisan, and non-governmental. It informs readers through high-level summaries and the presentation of a consistent approach to several cyber-risk related domains, both from a civilian and a military perspective. Explaining fundamental principles in an interdisciplinary manner, it sheds light on the societal, economic, political, military, and technical issues related to the use and misuse of information and communication technologies.

Technocrime: Policing and Surveillance (Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice)

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The growth of technology allows us to imagine entirely new ways of committing, combating and thinking about criminality, criminals, police, courts, victims and citizens. Technology offers not only new tools for committing and fighting crime, but new ways to look for, unveil, label crimes and new ways to know, watch, prosecute and punish criminals. This book attempts to disentangle the realities, the myths, the politics, the theories and the practices of our new, technology-assisted, era of crime and policing.

Technocrime, policing and surveillance explores new areas of technocrime and technopolicing, such as credit card fraud, the use of DNA and fingerprint databases, the work of media in creating new crimes and new criminals, as well as the "proper" way of doing policing, and the everyday work of police investigators and intelligence officers, as seen through their own eyes. These chapters offer new avenues for studying technology, crime and control, through innovative social science methodologies.
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Cyber Security [3 volumes]: Protecting Businesses, Individuals, and the Government from the Next Cyber Attacks

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Cyber attacks disturb business operations, leak confidential information, and disrupt organizations, government agencies, and individuals on a daily basis. In this revealing work, experienced policymakers, security practitioners, and academic experts explain ways to combat current and future cyber attacks through technology. The inclusion of recent cybercrime case studies in the book serves to showcase current crime methodologies, incident response, investigative procedures, and forensic analysis and techniques.

The first volume of the set focuses on cybersecurity issues that impact government as well as the government's role in managing the nation's digital security. The second volume addresses the security issues that affect the private sector, particularly businesses engaged in technology endeavors. The third volume considers issues that impact consumers as well as users of social media and other communication tools. This comprehensive resource provides strategies for early identification and prevention of future attacks, and proposes workable solutions for maintaining a secure data environment.

Smart Grid Security: Innovative Solutions for a Modernized Grid

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The Smart Grid security ecosystem is complex and multi-disciplinary, and relatively under-researched compared to the traditional information and network security disciplines. While the Smart Grid has provided increased efficiencies in monitoring power usage, directing power supplies to serve peak power needs and improving efficiency of power delivery, the Smart Grid has also opened the way for information security breaches and other types of security breaches. Potential threats range from meter manipulation to directed, high-impact attacks on critical infrastructure that could bring down regional or national power grids. It is essential that security measures are put in place to ensure that the Smart Grid does not succumb to these threats and to safeguard this critical infrastructure at all times.

Dr. Florian Skopik is one of the leading researchers in Smart Grid security, having organized and led research consortia and panel discussions in this field. Smart Grid Security will provide the first truly holistic view of leading edge Smart Grid security research. This book does not focus on vendor-specific solutions, instead providing a complete presentation of forward-looking research in all areas of Smart Grid security. The book will enable practitioners to learn about upcoming trends, scientists to share new directions in research, and government and industry decision-makers to prepare for major strategic decisions regarding implementation of Smart Grid technology.
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