Cybercrimes: A Multidisciplinary Analysis

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Sumit Ghosh, Elliot Turrini
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 22, 2010 - Law - 414 pages
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Designed to serve as a reference work for practitioners, academics, and scholars worldwide, this book is the first of its kind to explain complex cybercrimes from the perspectives of multiple disciplines (computer science, law, economics, psychology, etc.) and scientifically analyze their impact on individuals, society, and nations holistically and comprehensively. In particular, the book shows: How multiple disciplines concurrently bring out the complex, subtle, and elusive nature of cybercrimes How cybercrimes will affect every human endeavor, at the level of individuals, societies, and nations How to legislate proactive cyberlaws, building on a fundamental grasp of computers and networking, and stop reacting to every new cyberattack How conventional laws and traditional thinking fall short in protecting us from cybercrimes How we may be able to transform the destructive potential of cybercrimes into amazing innovations in cyberspace that can lead to explosive technological growth and prosperity
 

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Contents

Part II Computing and Networking Technology and Cybercrimes
26
Part III Economic Impact of Cybercrimes
127
Part IV Critical Infrastructure Protectionand Cybercrimes
171
Part V PsychoSocial Impact of Cybercrimes
216
Part VI Cybercrime Regulation Through Civil and Criminal Penalties
238
Part VII International Character of Cybercrimes
310
Part VIII Mitigation of Cybercrimes
364
Who Will Havethe Last Word?
378
Introducing the Authors
401
Index
411
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