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Economics of Information Security applies economics not to generate breakthroughs in theoretical economics, but rather breakthroughs in understanding the problems of security. Security, privacy and trusted computing are examined distinctly, using the tools of economics, and as elements of a larger dynamic system. Economics of Information Security is designed for managers struggling to understand the risks in organizations dependent on secure networks, as well as researchers. This book is also suitable for students in computer science, policy and management.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »IT security - Information Technology (IT) - Internet - behavior - cryptography - data security - information - information security - information system - management - privacy - proving - security - systems security - technology
1. System Reliability and Free Riding; Hal Varian
2. Pricing Security; L. Jean Camp and Catherine Wolfram
3. Cryptography and Competition Policy; Ross Anderson
4. How much is stronger DRM worth?; Stephen Lewis
5. Trusted Computing, Peer-To-Peer Distribution; Stuart E. Schechter, Rachel A. Greenstadt, and Michael D. Smith
6. Economics of IT Security Management; Huseyin Cavusoglu
7. Evaluating Damages Caused by Information Systems Security Incidents; Fariborz Farahmand, Shamkant Navathe, Gunter Sharp and Philip Enslow
8. The Economic Consequences of Sharing Security Information; Esther Gal-Or and Anindya Ghose
9. The Economics of Information Security Investment; Lawrence A. Gordon and Martin P. Loeb
10. What Price Privacy?; Adam Shostack, Paul Syverson
11. Why We Can’t Be Bothered to Read Privacy Policies; Tony Vila, Rachel Greenstadt and David Molnar
12. Improving Information Flow in the Information Security Market; Carl E. Landwehr
13. Privacy Attitudes and Privacy Behavior; Alessandro Acquisti and Jens Grossklags
14. Privacy and Security of Personal Information; Alessandro Acquisti
15. Privacy, Economics, and Price Discrimination on the Internet; Andrew Odlyzko
16. We Want Security but We Hate It; Mauro Sandrini and Ferdinando Cerbone
17. Security and Lock-In; Tom Lookabaugh and Douglas C. Sicker
18. How and Why More Secure Technologies Succeed in Legacy Markets; Nicholas Rosasco and David Larochelle
19. Cognitive Hacking; Paul Thompson, George Cybenko and Annarita Giani
20. Evaluating Security Systems; Bruce Schneier