Security and the Networked Society

Security and the Networked Society

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This book examines technological and social events during 2011 and 2012, a period that saw the rise of the hacktivist, the move to mobile platforms, and the ubiquity of social networks. It covers key technological issues such as hacking, cyber-crime, cyber-security and cyber-warfare, the internet, smart phones, electronic security, and information privacy. This book traces the rise into prominence of these issues while also exploring the resulting cultural reaction. The authorsa€™ analysis forms the basis of a discussion on future technological directions and their potential impact on society. The book includes forewords by Professor Margaret Gardner AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT University, and by Professor Robyn Owens, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Western Australia. Security and the Networked Society provides a reference for professionals and industry analysts studying digital technologies. Advanced-level students in computer science and electrical engineering will also find this book useful as a thought-provoking resource.Definitions of what constitutes an a#39;account holdera#39; are vague at best and arena#39;t really explained by either Amazon and Apple. ... The introduction of the Kindle and iPad have brought about an explosion in e-book sales and has also reduced the sales of physical books. ... 18 October 2012 Australiaa#39;s telecoms landscape is undergoing a significant change as the 4.11.2 Applea#39;s Legal Loophole 4.11.3 An anbsp;...

Title:Security and the Networked Society
Author:Mark Gregory, David Glance
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-07-08


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