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Unauthorized Access

The Crisis in Online Privacy and Security, 1st Edition

By Robert Sloan, Richard Warner

CRC Press

398 pages

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Going beyond current books on privacy and security, Unauthorized Access: The Crisis in Online Privacy and Security proposes specific solutions to public policy issues pertaining to online privacy and security. Requiring no technical or legal expertise, the book explains complicated concepts in clear, straightforward language.The authors-two renowne

Table of Contents

Introduction. An Explanation of the Internet, Computers, and Data Mining. Norms and Markets. Informational Privacy: The General Theory. Informational Privacy: Norms and Value Optimality. Software Vulnerabilities and the Low-Priced Software Norm. Software Vulnerabilities: Creating Best Practices. Computers and Networks: Attack and Defense. Malware, Norms, and ISPs. Malware: Creating a Best Practices Norm. Tracking, Contracting, and Behavioral Advertising. From One-Sided Chicken to Value-Optimal Norms. Index.

About the Authors

Robert H. Sloan is a professor and head of the Department of Computer Science of the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has published extensively in the areas of computer security, theoretical computer science, and artificial intelligence. He received a PhD in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Richard Warner is a professor and Norman and Edna Freehling scholar at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he is the faculty director of the Center for Law and Computers. He is the director of the School of American Law, which has branches in Poland, Ukraine, and Georgia; editor-in-chief of Emerging Markets: A Review of Business and Legal Issues;and a member of the US Secret Service's Electronic and Financial Crimes Taskforce. He received a PhD in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a JD from the University of Southern California. His research interests include privacy, security, contracts, and the nature of values and their relation to action.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Database Management / Data Mining
COMPUTERS / Security / General
COMPUTERS / Security / Cryptography