Economics of Information Security / Edition 1

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Overview

Designed for managers struggling to understand the risks in organizations dependent on secure networks, this book applies economics not to generate breakthroughs in theoretical economics, but rather breakthroughs in understanding the problems of security.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402080890
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: Advances in Information Security Series , #12
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

1 System reliability and free riding 1
2 Pricing security 17
3 Cryptography and competition policy 35
4 How much is stronger DRM worth? 53
5 Trusted computing, peer-to-peer distribution 59
6 Economics of IT security management 71
7 Evaluating damages caused by information systems security incidents 85
8 The economic consequences of sharing security information 95
9 The economics of information security investment 105
10 What price privacy? 129
11 Why we can't be bothered to read privacy policies 143
12 Improving information flow in the information security market 155
13 Privacy attitudes and privacy behavior 165
14 Privacy and security of personal information 179
15 Privacy, economics, and price discrimination on the Internet 187
16 We want security but we hate it 213
17 Security and lock-in 225
18 How and why more secure technologies succeed in legacy markets 247
19 Cognitive hacking 255
20 Evaluating security systems 289
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