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Computers & Internet: Privacy
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Security and Privacy: Global Standards for Ethical Identity Management
by John Kleinig, et al. - ANU E Press , 2011
This study is principally concerned with the ethical dimensions of identity management technology -- electronic surveillance, the mining of personal data, and profiling -- in the context of transnational crime and global terrorism.
Controlling Knowledge: Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection in a Networked World
by Lorna Stefanick - AU Press , 2011
Who controls our access to information, and who decides what others have a right to know about us? Lorna Stefanick offers a user-friendly overview of the regulatory regime that currently governs freedom of information and the protection of privacy.
by Paul Mungo, Bryan Glough - ManyBooks , 1993
This study offers a somewhat European angle on the 'technological counterculture'. The authors draw on technical literature to examine the techniques of American and British phreakers, and describe the biggest international gathering of hackers.
What If Crime Were Impossible?
by N. Richard Wagner - Univ. of Texas San Antonio , 2002
Indeed, what if crime were impossible? This book explores technological possibilities for society, including controversial techniques like computer surveillance and tracking, and sophisticated identification of individuals.
The Transnational Dimension of Cyber Crime and Terrorism
by Abraham D. Sofaer, Seymour E. Goodman - Hoover Institution Press , 2001
The worldwide information infrastructure is today increasingly under attack by cyber criminals and terrorists. These attacks threaten the substantial and ever-growing reliance of commerce, governments, and the public upon the new technology.
Lessons from the Identity Trail
by I. Kerr, C. Lucock, V. Steeves - Oxford University Press , 2009
The authors explore the intricacies of privacy, identity and anonymity applying fresh analytical approaches, revealing the limitations of several traditional concepts, and identifying new insights on these critically important issues.
Underground: Tales of hacking, madness, and obsession
by Suelette Dreyfus - Mandarin , 1997
The author uncovered one of this country's best kept secrets and in doing so has created a highly intense and enjoyable read. The book is an overview of some computer intrusion incidents and describes the persons behind them.
The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet
by Daniel J. Solove - Yale University Press , 2007
A fascinating account of how the Internet is transforming gossip and our ability to protect our own reputations. The author shows that the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom.
Open Source Security Tools: Practical Guide to Security Applications
by Tony Howlett - Prentice Hall PTR , 2004
A practical introduction to open source security tools for IT managers. It reviewes the assortment of free and low-cost solutions for all areas of information security. For each security topic, the best open source tool is analysed.
by Dan Farmer, Wietse Venema - Addison-Wesley Professional , 2005
Forensic information can be found everywhere you look. The authors develop tools to collect information from obvious and not so obvious sources, walk through analyses of real intrusions in detail, and discuss the limitations of their approach.