Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, And Society

Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, And Society
Author: Kenneth Einar Himma
Language English
Pages: 292
ISBN10: 0763735361
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 4.67
ISBN13: 9780763735364
Published: October 5th 2006 by Jones & Bartlett Publishers

The frequency of digital attacks and intrusions has steadily increased over the years as the number of people with the appropriate motivation and technical ability continues to grow.

Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society is a modern survey of the recent ethical policy issues arising in connection with Internet and network security. This exciting collection of papers, articles, and monographs discusses a number of important ethical questions arising in many distinct areas of Internet and network security, including: Are hacker attacks and hacktivism morally justified? Is hacking justified as self-defense? How should professionals respond to security issues? Is publishing malicious code protected by moral rights to free speech? Is it morally permissible for the government or individuals to actively conceal e-content? Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society is a valuable addition to the library of anyone concerned with the growing number of Internet security issues and intrusions facing society today.