Digital Crime, Digital Terrorism / Edition 2

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Overview

Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism, Second Edition, is written for students and practitioners with a beginning interest in studying crimes and terrorist acts committed using digital technology. This user-friendly book offers a conversational writing style that distills complex technical concepts and issues to make them accessible to even the most technologically challenged reader. Issues addressed in the book include descriptions of the types of crimes and terrorist acts committed using computer technology, theories addressing hackers and other types of digital criminals, an overview of the legal strategies and tactics targeting this type of crime, and in-depth coverage of investigating and researching digital crime and digital terrorism. Some new features to this edition include:

  • Added significant material relating to the use of electronic communication and the Internet by terrorist groups, both domestically and internationally.
  • New discussion on the extent of viruses and malicious code attacks, with updated information regarding attack trends, vulnerability trends, malicious code trends, and span trends.
  • New discussion of Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking, and Prostitution and the Sex Trade.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137008773
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/22/2010
  • Series: Pearson Criminal Justice Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE ETIOLOGY OF DIGITAL CRIME AND DIGITAL TERRORISM

1: Introduction and Overview of Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism

2: Digital Terrorism

3: The Criminology of Computer Crime

4: Digital Criminals and Hackers

SECTION II: DIGITAL CRIME: TYPES, NATURE, AND EXTENT

5: White Collar Crimes

6: Viruses and Malicious Code

7: Sex Crimes, Victimization, and Obscenity on the WWW

8: Anarchy and Hate on the WWW

SECTION III: CONTROLLING DIGITAL CRIME: LEGISLATION, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND INVESTIGATION

9: Digital Laws and Legislation

10: Law Enforcement Roles and Responses

11: The Investigation of Computer-Related Crime

12: Digital Forensics

SECTION IV: THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL CRIME AND DIGITAL TERRORISM: PREVENTION AND TRENDS

13: Information Security and Infrastructure Protection

14: Digital Crime and Terrorism: A Forecast of Trends and Policy Implications

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