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Finding Security in the Clouds

Marjory S. Blumenthal

in Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029407
eISBN:
9780262331166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029407.003.0002
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

The growing importance of cloud computing has heightened the importance of cloud security. At the same time, the Snowden revelations and the accompanying calls for localization have made cloud policy ... More


Data Centers and Data Bunkers

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter traces the cloud of digital data back to the data centers that store them. For security reasons, a number of data centers are repurposed Cold War military bunkers, suggesting that a ... More


The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Ben Buchanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on ... More


The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Yossi Sheffi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book focuses on deep-tier risks, corporate social responsibility risks, cybersecurity risks, global raw material risks, long-term disruptions, business continuity planning, risk and disruption ... More


The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary discussion surrounding the role of the Internet in society is dominated by words like: internet freedom, surveillance, cybersecurity, Edward Snowden and, most prolifically, cyber war. ... More


The Global War for Internet Governance

Laura DeNardis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300181357
eISBN:
9780300182118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Internet has transformed the manner in which information is exchanged and business is conducted, arguably more than any other communication development in the past century. Despite its wide reach ... More


China and Information Security Threats: Policy Responses in the United States

Fred H. Cate

in China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190201265
eISBN:
9780190201302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201265.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The risks posed by cyberthreats are rapidly escalating as our dependence on stored digital data and digital networks expands. Cyberattacks identified as originating in China, and in some cases ... More


Introduction: China and Cybersecurity: Controversy and Context

Jon R. Lindsay

in China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190201265
eISBN:
9780190201302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201265.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introduction provides an overview of Chinese national policy and institutions for managing cybersecurity. It then summarizes the organization of this volume and the content of its chapters. ... More


Introduction: The Distributed Architecture of Network Global Governance

William J. Drake

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This book explores the global governance, particularly by intergovernmental institutions, of global electronic networks and related information and communications technology (ICT). It looks at the ... More


Creating Conventions: Technology Policy and International Cooperation in Criminal Matters

Ian Hosein

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0253
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines international cooperation with respect to cybersecurity and cybercrime and argues that the approaches used by the Group of Eight (G8) and the Council of Europe (CoE) raise ... More


Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Milton L. Mueller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

When the prevailing governing system divides the planet into mutually exclusive territorial monopolies of force, which institutions can govern the Internet, with its transnational scope, boundless ... More


A Battle for the Soul of the Internet

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter provides a brief introduction to Internet governance, examines how the Internet has proven to be a debatable source in international politics, and shows how this impacts international ... More


Internet Freedom in a Surveillance Society

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

in The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the significance of the United States' globally robust surveillance apparatus, led by the National Security Agency (NSA), with particular emphasis on the tension between the ... More


Accumulation and Repression

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines concerns regarding the internet's strategic vulnerabilities and the challenges to the longstanding U.S. approach to global internet governance both from within and without. The ... More


Teaching Terrorism: Inside the Homeland Security Program

Nicole Nguyen

in A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The fourth chapter looks in-depth at Milton’s curriculum to investigate how the Homeland Security program centered on threat and insecurity by exploring topics such as agro-terrorism, bio-terrorism, ... More


China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain

Jon R. Lindsay, Tai Ming Cheung, and Derek S. Reveron (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190201265
eISBN:
9780190201302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201265.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chinese cyber espionage is commonly portrayed in the West as a major threat to economic and national security. From China’s perspective, the United States poses a major cyberthreat to other countries ... More


Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century

Zachary K. Goldman and Samuel J. Rascoff (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458072
eISBN:
9780190458102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458072.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

In a world that is increasingly unstable, intelligence services such as the American CIA, the U.K.’s Secret Intelligence Service, and Israel’s Mossad exist to deliver security and stability. Whether ... More


Cybersecurity as a Governance Challenge

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

in Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190657932
eISBN:
9780190657963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657932.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 7 concentrates on international issues pertaining to cybersecurity. It explains why predictable market incentives lead to unacceptable security risks if governments do not set guidelines. ... More


“Foreign Hostile Forces”: The Human Rights Dimension of China’s Cyber Campaigns

Sarah McKune

in China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190201265
eISBN:
9780190201302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201265.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines China’s activity in and policies concerning cyberspace from a human rights-based perspective. The Chinese Communist Party considers the propagation or assertion of “Western” ... More


Conclusion: The Rise of China and the Future of Cybersecurity

Jon R. Lindsay and Derek S. Reveron

in China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190201265
eISBN:
9780190201302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201265.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Among scholars and policymakers there exist fundamental disagreements about the magnitude of risk posed by threats in cyberspace and the trajectory of China’s rise in international politics. It ... More


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