by Greenhaven Press

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The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.; Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and periodical

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737774214
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/29/2016
Series: Current Controversies Series
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 Does Cybercrime Pose a Serious Problem for US Security?

Cyber Attacks Likely to Increase: Pew Research Center 18

Yes: Cybercrime Poses a Serious Problem for US Security

Cyberwar Is Already Upon Us John Arquilla 24

The Private Sector Is at Risk for Cyberattacks Daniel J. Gallington 29

Cyberattacks Could Result in Damage Similar to Natural Disasters Jeb Boone 32

No: Cybercrime Does Not Pose a Serious Problem for US Security

Think Again: Cyberwar Thomas Rid 38

The Risk of Cyberattacks Is Exaggerated Martin C. Libicki 49

Chapter 2 Is Cybercrime Against Individuals a Serious Problem?

Overview: Hacking Tops List of Crimes Americans Worry About Most Rebecca Riffkin 56

Yes: Cybercrime Against Individuals Is a Serious Problem

Cyberattacks to Steal Customer Information Are a Serious Problem Riley Walters 59

Online Sexual Predators Are a Serious Problem: Federal Bureau of Investigation 66

No: Cybercrime Against Individuals Is Not a Serious Problem

Concerns About Cyberattacks Are Often Driven by Misinformation P.W. Singer 69

Online Sexual Predators Are Not a Serious Problem danah boyd 73

Chapter 3 How Should US Cybersecurity Be Improved?

Overview: Cybersecurity Issues and Challenges Eric A. Fischer 78

An International Approach Is Needed to Combat Cybercrime Shavit Matins 83

Stuxnet and the Dangers of Cyberwar Vincent Manzo 93

Ethical Questions Need to Be Answered About Cyberweapons Patrick Lin Fritz Allhoff Neil Rowe 99

Why Aren't We Retaliating Right Now for the Sony Cyberattack? Yishai Schwartz 108

The United States Must Stay on the Offensive for Cybersecurity James Jay Carafano 111

Cult of the Cyber Offensive P.W. Singer Allan Friedman 114

Chapter 4 What Should Be Done to Protect Internet Users from Cybercrime?

Overview: Public Opinion on Security and Privacy Josh Smith 122

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Should Be Passed David Inserra 126

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Should Not Be Passed John W. Whitehead 132

Websites Should Not Be Blocked to Protect Copyright Erik Stallman 140

Copyright Must Be Protected on the Internet David Newhoff 143

SOPA: A Bad Solution to a Very Real Problem Jeffrey Rosen 148

Incentives Must Be Created to Reduce Internet Piracy Peter Singer 152

Organizations to Contact 156

Bibliography 161

Index 166

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