Security and the Networked Society

Security and the Networked Society

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This book examines technological and social events during 2011 and 2012, a period that saw the rise of the hacktivist, the move to mobile platforms, and the ubiquity of social networks. It covers key technological issues such as hacking, cyber-crime, cyber-security and cyber-warfare, the internet, smart phones, electronic security, and information privacy. This book traces the rise into prominence of these issues while also exploring the resulting cultural reaction. The authorsa€™ analysis forms the basis of a discussion on future technological directions and their potential impact on society. The book includes forewords by Professor Margaret Gardner AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT University, and by Professor Robyn Owens, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Western Australia. Security and the Networked Society provides a reference for professionals and industry analysts studying digital technologies. Advanced-level students in computer science and electrical engineering will also find this book useful as a thought-provoking resource.In a recent interview with TorrentFreak, 258 Dr Johan Pouwelse259 from the Delft University of Technology, 260 said a€œthe only way to take [Tribler] down is to take the internet down261a€. ... for torrent sitesa€”lists of links to files available for download through the BitTorrent protocola€”and trackers.263 Instead, ... 261Could Anonymous really shut down the internet?, The Conversation, https:// theconversation.

Title:Security and the Networked Society
Author:Mark Gregory, David Glance
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-07-08


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