Information Technology for Peace and Security

IT Applications and Infrastructures in Conflicts, Crises, War, and Peace

Herausgeber: Reuter, Christian (Ed.)

Vorschau
  • Explores the history and dangerous future of unchecked information warfare
  • Describes efforts to promote cyber arms control by building trust and transparency 
  • Establishes a new research direction: information technology for peace and security
Weitere Vorteile

Dieses Buch kaufen

eBook 27,36 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-658-25652-4
  • Versehen mit digitalem Wasserzeichen, DRM-frei
  • Erhältliche Formate: PDF
  • eBooks sind auf allen Endgeräten nutzbar
  • Sofortiger eBook Download nach Kauf
Softcover 34,99 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-658-25651-7
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit
  • Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 3-5 Werktagen.
Über dieses Lehrbuch

This book offers an introduction to Information Technology with regard to peace, conflict, and security research, a topic that it approaches from natural science, technical and computer science perspectives. Following an initial review of the fundamental roles of IT in connection with peace, conflict and security, the contributing authors address the rise of cyber conflicts via information warfare, cyber espionage, cyber defence and Darknets. The book subsequently explores recent examples of cyber warfare, including:


• The Stuxnet attack on Iran’s uranium refining capability

• The hacking of the German Federal Parliament’s internal communication system

• The Wannacry malware campaign, which used software stolen from a US security agency to launch ransomware attacks worldwide


The book then introduces readers to the concept of cyber peace, including a discussion of confidence and security-building measures. A section on Cyber Arms Control draws comparisons to global efforts to control chemical warfare, to reduce the risk of nuclear war, and to prevent the militarization of space. Additional topics include the security of critical information infrastructures, and cultural violence and peace in social media. The book concludes with an outlook on the future role of IT in peace and security.

Information Technology for Peace and Security breaks new ground in a largely unexplored field of study, and offers a valuable asset for a broad readership including students, educators and working professionals in computer science, IT security, peace and conflict studies, and political science.

Über den Autor

Christian Reuter, Ph.D., is a Professor of Science and Technology for Peace and Security (PEASEC) at the Department of Computer Science, with a secondary appointment at the Department History and Social Sciences, Technische Universität (TU) Darmstadt. He has authored more than 150 publications on interactive and collaborative technologies in the context of crises, security, safety, and peace.

Inhaltsverzeichnis (19 Kapitel)

Inhaltsverzeichnis (19 Kapitel)
  • Information Technology for Peace and Security – Introduction and Overview

    Seiten 3-9

    Reuter, Christian

  • IT in Peace, Conflict, and Security Research

    Seiten 11-37

    Reuter, Christian (et al.)

  • Natural-Science/Technical Peace Research

    Seiten 39-60

    Altmann, Jürgen

  • Information Warfare – From Doctrine to Permanent Conflict

    Seiten 63-82

    Ruhmann, Ingo (et al.)

  • Cyber Espionage and Cyber Defence

    Seiten 83-106

    Herrmann, Dominik

Dieses Buch kaufen

eBook 27,36 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-658-25652-4
  • Versehen mit digitalem Wasserzeichen, DRM-frei
  • Erhältliche Formate: PDF
  • eBooks sind auf allen Endgeräten nutzbar
  • Sofortiger eBook Download nach Kauf
Softcover 34,99 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-658-25651-7
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit
  • Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 3-5 Werktagen.
Loading...

Wir empfehlen

Loading...

Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Information Technology for Peace and Security
Buchuntertitel
IT Applications and Infrastructures in Conflicts, Crises, War, and Peace
Herausgeber
  • Christian Reuter
Copyright
2019
Verlag
Springer Vieweg
Copyright Inhaber
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, ein Teil von Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-25652-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-25652-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-25651-7
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
XXIII, 424
Anzahl der Bilder
1 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen
Themen