Economics of Information Security and Privacy III

Economics of Information Security and Privacy III

by Bruce Schneier (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493900367
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 283
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist who studies the human side of security. A prolific author, he has written hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers, as well as eleven books that together have sold more than 400,000 copies. He has testified before Congress, is a frequent guest on television and radio, and is regularly quoted in the press. His blog and monthly newsletter at reach over 250,000 devoted readers worldwide.

Table of Contents

The Impact of Immediate Disclosure on Attack Diffusion and Volume.- Where Do All the Attacks Go?.- Sex, Lies and Cyber-Crime Surveys.- The Underground Economy of Fake Antivirus Software.- The Inconvenient Truth about Web Certificates.- Resilience of the Internet Interconnection Ecosystem.- Modeling Internet-Scale Policies for Cleaning up Malware.- Fixed Costs, Investment Rigidities, and Risk Aversion in Information Security.- Are Home Internet Users Willing to Pay ISPs for Improvements in Cyber Security?.- Economic Methods and Decision Making by Security Professionals.- Real Name Verification Law on the Internet: A Poison or Cure for Privacy.- The Privacy Landscape: Product Differentiation on Data Collection.

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