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.
Explaining cybercrime in a highly networked world, this book provides a comprehensive yet accessible summary of the history, modern developments, and efforts to combat cybercrime in various forms at all levels of government-international, national, state, and local. * Provides accessible, comprehensive coverage of a complex topic that encompasses identity theft to copyright infringement written for non-technical readers * Pays due attention to important elements of cybercrime that have been largely ignored in the field, especially politics * Supplies examinations of both the domestic and international efforts to combat cybercrime * Serves an ideal text for first-year undergraduate students in criminal justice programs
An important book on a topic that has been neglected for too long, Geopolitics: A Guide to the Issues will provide readers with an enhanced understanding of how geography influences personal, national, and international economics, politics, and security. The work begins with the history of geopolitics from the late 19th century to the present, then discusses the intellectual renaissance the discipline is experiencing today due to the prevalence of international security threats involving territorial, airborne, space-based, and waterborne possession and acquisition.
The book emphasizes current and emerging international geopolitical trends, examining how the U.S. and other countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Russia, are integrating geopolitics into national security planning. It profiles international geopolitical scholars and their work, and it analyzes emerging academic, military, and governmental literature, including "gray" literature and social networking technologies, such as blogs and Twitter.
Even though terrorism poses an increasing threat to multinational companies, corporate leaders can thwart attacks by learning to navigate the complexities of foreign governments, social unrest, and cultural dissonance.
• Covers different operational environments
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