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Securing the Information Supply Chain

Yossi Sheffi

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Internet technologies are now indispensable communications tools within and between companies. Yet the openness of these networks and the high potential value of corporate and personal information ... More


Address Layer

Benjamin H. Bratton

in The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the fourth of six layers in The Stack, the Address layer. For any entity to participate in the wider Stack architecture it has to be known to it. It must be enumerated and ... More


The Emergence of a Nonbiological Intelligence

Michail Bletsas and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Michail Bletsas, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab and Director of the Network Computing Systems Group at MIT, is convinced that the 21st century will see the emergence of biological ... More


Understanding the Technologies

Tim Unwin

in Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

In this chapter the author provides an introduction to eight important ongoing technological changes with significant ramifications for ICT4D: an ever more converged and miniaturized digital world; ... More


Global Surveillance: The Emerging Role of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology

Brian G. Sellers

in The Pre-Crime Society: Crime, Culture and Control in the Ultramodern Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529205251
eISBN:
9781529205299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205251.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), which uses electromagnetic radio waves to automatically identify people, animals, or objects, has become perhaps the most pervasive computing technology in ... More


The Internet of Things You Don’t Own

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The smart devices that make up the Internet of Things induce consumers to cede control over the products they buy. Devices like smartphones offer real benefits, but combined with embedded software, ... More


Digitized Health Promotion: Risk and Personal Responsibility for Health and Illness in the Web 2.0 Era

Deborah Lupton

in To Fix or to Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479878246
eISBN:
9781479884155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878246.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the use of digital health technologies in health promotion endeavors. This “digitized health promotion” is the latest stage in the trajectory of health promotion ideology and ... More


Ubiquitous Surveillance

Joseph Masco

in Life by Algorithms: How Roboprocesses Are Remaking Our World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226627427
eISBN:
9780226627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627731.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter tracks the expansion of digital surveillance across consumer activities, military actions, social media, and digital communications. It assesses a de facto commitment across corporations ... More


Smart Cities and the Internet of Things

Kieron O’Hara

in Four Internets: Data, Geopolitics, and the Governance of Cyberspace

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197523681
eISBN:
9780197523711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523681.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Internet of Things is created by giving Internet connections to objects embedded in the environment, including wearable items. When IoT devices are connected and coordinated in an urban ... More


Internal Governance of the IETF, W3C, OASIS, and IEEE: Structure, Decision-making, and Internationalization

Alison Harcourt, George Christou, and Seamus Simpson

in Global Standard Setting in Internet Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198841524
eISBN:
9780191877001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841524.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 3 explains the internal organization of SDOs. It outlines the four main layers which make up the Internet and focuses on the principal SDOs associated with them: the IETF, W3C, the ... More


Future Outlook

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Cloud computing is an enabling technology for automation and abstraction. This places it in a unique position to effect paradigm shifts related to your work, society, and life. This chapter discusses ... More


Tools, Power, and Participation: Information in the Decades Ahead

David Sarokin and Jay Schulkin

in Missed Information: Better Information for Building a Wealthier, More Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034920
eISBN:
9780262336253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034920.003.0011
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

“Information is power” is true, at times, but not universally so. The trends in developing technologies and strategies will influence the relationship between information and power in the decades ... More


The Logic of Physics versus the Logic of Computer Science

Bebo White and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Bebo White, the physicist and computational scientist at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Stanford University, was one of the first people to get involved in Web technology as a result of ... More


Afterword

Oscar H. Gandy Jr. Jr.

in The Panoptic Sort: A Political Economy of Personal Information

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579411
eISBN:
9780197579459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579411.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The afterword provides a detailed description of developments in the area of privacy and surveillance after the turn of the century and of the rapid developments in information technology and the ... More


Technical Standards, Dynamic Spectrum Access, and Competing Spectrum Policy Interests in the TV White Space Environment

Alison Harcourt, George Christou, and Seamus Simpson

in Global Standard Setting in Internet Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198841524
eISBN:
9780191877001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841524.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Digitization of the airwaves and the consequent ‘digital dividend’ led to the vacating of key parts of the spectrum, the main recipients of which were mobile broadband service providers. However, ... More


Protocols and State Surveillance

Alison Harcourt, George Christou, and Seamus Simpson

in Global Standard Setting in Internet Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198841524
eISBN:
9780191877001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841524.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses how SDOs have mitigated the targeting of protocol vulnerabilities by security agencies. It begins with protocols identified by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). In ... More


What Risk Prevention Measures Can I Use?

Gregory Falco and Eric Rosenbach

in Confronting Cyber Risk: An Embedded Endurance Strategy for Cybersecurity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197526545
eISBN:
9780197526576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526545.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The question “What risk prevention measures can I use?” describes how to reduce the likelihood of a cyberattack on your organization. The chapter begins with a case study on the SolarWinds hack ... More


Policy Question: Is Huawei Infrastructure a Threat to Western National Security?

Kieron O’Hara

in Four Internets: Data, Geopolitics, and the Governance of Cyberspace

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197523681
eISBN:
9780197523711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523681.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One major flare-up between the Trump administration and China was the role of networking company Huawei, which has developed cutting-edge equipment in a number of areas, especially 5G mobile ... More


The Future of Human Workers: Robots, Artificial Intelligence, and Human Beings

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

New technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, machine intelligence, and the Internet of Things are seeing repetitive tasks move away from humans to machines. Humans cannot become machines, ... More


Analytics Taming the Data Monster

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In this digital world in two days we create as much information as we did from the beginning of time until 2003. The volume of data being captured and stored is mind boggling. It seems that there is ... More


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