The Law and Economics of Cybersecurity

August 18, 2011|
The Law and Economics of Cybersecurity by Mark F. Grady
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Cybersecurity is a leading national problem for which the market may fail to produce a solution because individuals often select less than optimal security levels in a world of positive transaction costs. The problem is compounded because the insecure networks extend far beyond the regulatory jurisdiction of any one nation or even coalition of nations. This book brings together the views of leading law and economics scholars on the nature of the cybersecurity problem and possible solutions to it. Many of these solutions are market based, but in need of aid, either from government or industry groups or both.
Part I. Problems: 1. Private versus social incentives in cybersecurity, law and economics Bruce K. Kobayashi; 2. A model for when disclosure helps security: what is different about computer and network security? Peter Swire; 3. Peer production of survivable critical infrastructures Yochai Benkler; 4. Cyber security: of heterogeneity an...
Title:The Law and Economics of Cybersecurity
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.71 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.71 in
Published:August 18, 2011
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781107403109

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