Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, and Cybercrime

Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, and Cybercrime

By: Janine Kremling (author), Amanda M. Sharp Parker (author)Paperback

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Presented from a criminal justice perspective, Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, and Cybercrime introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of cybercrime by exploring the theoretical, practical, and legal framework it operates under, along with strategies to combat it. Authors Janine Kremling and Amanda M. Sharp Parker provide a straightforward overview of cybercrime, cyberthreats, and the vulnerabilities individuals, businesses, and governments face everyday in a digital environment. Highlighting the latest empirical research findings and challenges that cybercrime and cybersecurity pose for those working in the field of criminal justice, this book exposes critical issues related to privacy, terrorism, hacktivism, the dark web, and much more. Focusing on the past, present, and future impact of cybercrime and cybersecurity, it details how criminal justice professionals can be prepared to confront the changing nature of cybercrime.

About Author

Janine Kremling is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Department at California State University San Bernardino, California. She received her Ph.D. from the University of South Florida. Dr. Kremling has been studying cybercrime since 2014 and is currently focusing on the organizational aspects of cybercrime, also referred to as Crime Inc. She resides in Fontana, California. Amanda Parker is an Assistant Professor of Homeland Security and Coordinator of the Homeland Security program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. She obtained her Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida. Dr. Parker has been studying cyberthreats and transnational terrorism threats since 2005. She has presented nationally and internationally (England, Spain, Poland, Northern Ireland, and Wales) on many aspects of cybercrime and cybersecurity, including cyberterrorism. She resides in Dunn, North Carolina with her daughter Tatiana (8) and her son Jax (6).

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1 * Cyberspace, the Internet, and the World Wide Web The Beginning of the Internet and Cyberspace The Purpose of the Internet Vulnerabilities of the Internet What Distinguishes Cyberspace, the Internet, and the World Wide Web? Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 2 * What Is Cybersecurity? Origins and Nature of Cybersecurity Definitions Definition of Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Policies Overview of Cyberspace Intrusions Securing Your Wi-Fi in a Wireless World Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Appendix 2A Chapter 3 * Threat Factors-Computers as Targets The Evolution of Cybercrime Computers as a Target Viruses, Worms, and Trojan Horses Preventing Malware Intrusions Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 4 * Threats to Cybersecurity by Criminals and Organized Crime Cybercrimes Fraud and Financial Crimes Cyberbullying Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 5 * Threats to Cybersecurity by Hacktivists and Nation-States Threats to Cybersecurity What Motivates Hackers? Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 6 * National Security: Cyberwarfare and Cyberespionage Cyberwarfare Nation-State Threats by Region Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 7 * Cyberterrorism Cyberterrorism Defined The Role of the Media Evolution of the Threat Technology Use by Extremists Targets of Cyberterrorism Risk Management Damage Potential Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 8 * An Evolving Threat: The Deep Web The Surface Web The Deep Web and Darknets Accessibility Products Available Payment: Cryptocurrency Law Enforcement Response Operation Onymous Anonymous and "Vigilante Justice" Terrorist Presence on the Deep and Dark Web Legal Issues Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Court Cases Chapter 9 * Cybersecurity Operations Theoretical Operations Learning Theory Differential Association Theory Subculture Theory DEF CON Convention Law Enforcement Operations Target Hardening Honeypots, Nets, and Tokens Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 10 * Cybersecurity Policies and Legal Issues National Cybersecurity Policies International Cybersecurity Policies Legal Issues Issues With Enforcement/Jurisdiction Summary Key Term Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Chapter 11 * What the Future Holds Data Is the New Oil Emerging Threats Vulnerable Targets Potential/Emerging Perpetrators Summary Key Terms Discussion Questions Internet Resources Further Reading Appendix: Cybersecurity-Related Organizations Glossary Notes Index About the Authors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781506347257
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781506347257
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 1506347258

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