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The Global Cybercrime Industry

Economic, Institutional and Strategic Perspectives

Authors: Kshetri, Nir

  • Covers a hot topic: the global cybercrime industry is, according to some estimates, a US$1 trillion industry
  • Features a cross disciplinary focus
  • Offers theory-based but practical coverage
  • Accessible to a wide audience
  • Illustrates various qualitative and quantitative aspects
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About this book

This book is about the global cybercrime industry, which according to some estimates, is a US$1 trillion industry and is growing rapidly. It examines economic and institutional processes in the cybercrime industry, provides insights into the entrepreneurial aspect of firms engaged in cyber-criminal activities, takes a close look at cybercrime business models, explains the global variation in the pattern of cybercrimes and seeks to understand threats and countermeasures taken by key actors in this industry. This book’s distinguishing features include the newness, importance, controversiality and complexity of the topic; cross-disciplinary focus, orientation and scope; theory-based but practical and accessible to the wider audience; and illustration of various qualitative and quantitative aspects of the global cybercrime industry.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • The Global Cybercrime Industry and Its Structure: Relevant Actors, Motivations, Threats, and Countermeasures

    Kshetri, Nir

    Pages 1-34

  • Simple Economics of Cybercrime and the Vicious Circle

    Kshetri, Nir

    Pages 35-55

  • An Institutional Perspective on Cybercrimes

    Kshetri, Nir

    Pages 57-74

  • Increasing Returns and Externality in Cybercrimes

    Kshetri, Nir

    Pages 75-93

  • Institutional Field Evolved Around Cybercrimes

    Kshetri, Nir

    Pages 95-117

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-11522-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-11521-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-42405-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Cybercrime Industry
Book Subtitle
Economic, Institutional and Strategic Perspectives
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-11522-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-11522-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-11521-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42405-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 252
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