Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society

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Kenneth Einar Himma
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Computers - 292 pages
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The Frequency Of Digital Attacks And Intrusions Has Steadily Increased Over The Years As The Number Of People With The Appropriate Motivation And Technical Ability Continues To Grow. Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, And Society Is A Modern Survey Of The Recent Ethical Policy Issues Arising In Connection With Internet And Network Security. This Exciting Collection Of Papers, Articles, And Monographs Discusses A Number Of Important Ethical Questions Arising In Many Distinct Areas Of Internet And Network Security, Including: Are Hacker Attacks And Hacktivism Morally Justified? Is Hacking Justified As Self-Defense? How Should Professionals Respond To Security Issues? Is Publishing Malicious Code Protected By Moral Rights To Free Speech? Is It Morally Permissible For The Government Or Individuals To Actively Conceal E-Content? Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, And Society Is A Valuable Addition To The Library Of Anyone Concerned With The Growing Number Of Internet Security Issues And Intrusions Facing Society Today.
  

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Contents

Preliminaries
1
Herman Tavani The Conceptual and Moral Landscape
29
Hacking Hacktivism and Active Defense
47
Kenneth Einar Himma Hacking as Politically Motivated Digital
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Active
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Dorothy Denning A View of Cyberterrorism 5 Years Later
123
Ethical Issues in Professionalism and Design
141
Batya Friedman Daniel Howe and Edward Felten Informed
153
Richard Epstein The Impact of Computer Security Concerns
171
Other Security Issues
203
Kai Kimppa Andy Bissett and N Ben Fairweather Security in
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