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Public Sector Threats and Responses, 1st Edition

Edited by Kim J. Andreasson

CRC Press

392 pages

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The Internet has given rise to new opportunities for the public sector to improve efficiency and better serve constituents in the form of e-government. But with a rapidly growing user base globally and an increasing reliance on the Internet, digital tools are also exposing the public sector to new risks.An accessible primer, Cybersecurity: Public S

Table of Contents

The Global Rise of E-Government and Its Security Implications. Understanding Cyber Threats. Cybersecurity in East Asia: Japan and the 2009 Attacks on South Korea and the United States. Toward a Global Approach to Cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Policy Challenge: The Tyranny of Geography. U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Policy. European Cybersecurity Policy. A Local Cybersecurity Approach: The Case of Catalonia. Securing Government Transparency: Cybersecurity Policy Issues in a Gov 2.0 Environment and Beyond. The Civilian Cyber Incident Response Policies of the U.S. Federal Government. Cybersecurity Health Check: A Framework to Enhance Organizational Security. Beyond Public�Private Partnerships: Leadership Strategies for Securing Cyberspace. Is There a Conclusion to Cybersecurity?

About the Editor

Mr. Kim Andreasson has advised the United Nations on e-government since 2003, most recently in preparation for the global 2012 e-government survey, and is a managing director of DAKA advisory AB, a consultancy. He was previously an associate director and a senior editor at The Economist Group?s Business Research division where he co-edited the annual report on the Digital Economy Rankings. Andreasson is an elected member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies and the Pacific Council of International Policy and is a John C. Whitehead Fellow at the Foreign Policy Association. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Information Technology and Politics.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Security / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General