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Understanding and Managing Cybercrime

Understanding and Managing Cybercrime
Author: Sam C. McQuade III
ISBN 13: 9780205439737
ISBN 10: 20543973
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2005-10-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
List Price: $112.40

Provides a general yet original overview of cybercrime and the legal, social, and technical issues that cybercrime presents.

Understanding and Managing Cybercrime is accessible to a wide audience and written at an introductory level for use in courses that focus on the challenges having to do with emergence, prevention, and control of high tech crime. It takes a multidisciplinary perspective, essential to full appreciation of the subject and in dealing with this very complex type of criminal activity. The text ties together various disciplines—information technology, the sociology/anthropology of cyberspace, computer security, deviance, law, criminal justice, risk management, and strategic thinking.