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Trust, Complexity and Control: Confidence in a Convergent World / Edition 1

Trust, Complexity and Control: Confidence in a Convergent World / Edition 1

by Piotr Cofta


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ISBN-13: 9780470061305
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/02/2007
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.85(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Piotr Cofta works for British Telecom as a Chief Researcher, Security and Trust in the Mobility Research Centre. He is responsible for research in convergent security and trust, specifically in identity and privacy. Previously he has worked for many years for Nokia and more recently for Media Lab Europe, concentrating on device security and transactional trust. His research interest includes technical and social aspects of security and trust with special focus on opportunities in convergent environment and mobile commerce. He received his PhD in computer science from the University of Gdansk, Poland. He is a member of IEE and IEEE.

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Table of Contents



Part I. Confidence: trust and control.

1. Setting the scene.

2. The model of confidence.

3. Measuring confidence.

4. Comparative analysis of the model of confidence.

5. The dynamics of confidence.

6. The dark side.

Part II. Confidence and technology.

7. Impact of digital technology.

8. Digital security.

9. Confidence and networks.

10. Attacks on confidence.

11. Trust Enhancing Technologies.

Part III. Confidence in a convergent world.

12. Convergence and confidence.

13. Confidence creation in e-business.

14. Privacy and authentication.

15. Trust management.

16. Economy of confidence.


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