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: 9781441954732
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Series: Advances in Information Security Series , #12
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 0.66 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

1. System Reliability and Free Riding; Hal Varian
2. Pricing Security; L. Jean Camp and Catherine Wolfram
3. Cryptography and Competition Policy; Ross Anderson
4. How much is stronger DRM worth?; Stephen Lewis
5. Trusted Computing, Peer-To-Peer Distribution; Stuart E. Schechter, Rachel A. Greenstadt, and Michael D. Smith
6. Economics of IT Security Management; Huseyin Cavusoglu
7. Evaluating Damages Caused by Information Systems Security Incidents; Fariborz Farahmand, Shamkant Navathe, Gunter Sharp and Philip Enslow
8. The Economic Consequences of Sharing Security Information; Esther Gal-Or and Anindya Ghose
9. The Economics of Information Security Investment; Lawrence A. Gordon and Martin P. Loeb
10. What Price Privacy?; Adam Shostack, Paul Syverson
11. Why We Can’t Be Bothered to Read Privacy Policies; Tony Vila, Rachel Greenstadt and David Molnar
12. Improving Information Flow in the Information Security Market; Carl E. Landwehr
13. Privacy Attitudes and Privacy Behavior; Alessandro Acquisti and Jens Grossklags
14. Privacy and Security of Personal Information; Alessandro Acquisti
15. Privacy, Economics, and Price Discrimination on the Internet; Andrew Odlyzko
16. We Want Security but We Hate It; Mauro Sandrini and Ferdinando Cerbone
17. Security and Lock-In; Tom Lookabaugh and Douglas C. Sicker
18. How and Why More Secure Technologies Succeed in Legacy Markets; Nicholas Rosasco and David Larochelle
19. Cognitive Hacking; Paul Thompson, George Cybenko and Annarita Giani
20. Evaluating Security Systems; Bruce Schneier

Index

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