The Economics of Information Security and Privacy

The Economics of Information Security and Privacy


In the overdue Nineteen Nineties, researchers started to snatch that the roots of many info safety mess ups will be greater defined with the language of economics than by way of pointing to circumstances of technical flaws. This ended in a thriving new interdisciplinary learn box combining fiscal and engineering insights, dimension methods and methodologies to invite primary questions about the viability of a unfastened and open details society. whereas economics and data defense include the nucleus of a tutorial circulate that fast drew the eye of thinktanks, undefined, and governments, the sector has improved to surrounding parts resembling administration of knowledge safety, privateness, and, extra lately, cybercrime, all studied from an interdisciplinary perspective through combining tools from microeconomics, econometrics, qualitative social sciences, behavioral sciences, and experimental economics.

This publication is based in 4 components, reflecting the most components: administration of data defense, economics of knowledge defense, economics of privateness, and economics of cybercrime. every one person contribution records, discusses, and advances the state-of-the-art relating its particular study questions. it will likely be of worth to teachers and practitioners within the comparable fields.

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