Power and Security in the Information Age: Investigating the Role of the State in Cyberspace (by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel, Victor Mauer, Myriam Dunn Cavelty)


Author(s): Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel, Victor Mauer, Myriam Dunn Cavelty

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co
Publish date: 2008-05-15
ISBN-10: 0754670880
ISBN-13: 9780754670889
Language: English
Description: The marriage of computers and telecommunications, the integration
of these technologies into a multimedia system of communication
that has global reach, and the fact that they are available
worldwide at low cost seems to be bringing about a fundamental
transformation in the way humans communicate and interact. But
however much consensus there may be on the growing importance of
information technology today, agreement is far more elusive when it
comes to pinning down the impact of this development on security
issues.This volume focuses on the role of the state in defending
against cyber-threats and in securing the information age. The
notion that is… more…

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