Combating Internet-Enabled Terrorism: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Combating Internet-Enabled Terrorism: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Emily Stacey (Swansea University, UK)
Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 133
ISBN13: 9781522521907|ISBN10: 1522521909|EISBN13: 9781522521914|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2190-7

Description

The internet has become a vital part of modern society, with its impact reaching from private lives into the public sphere. However, along with its positive effects, the dissemination of this technology has created opportunities for increased cyber terrorism activities.

Combating Internet-Enabled Terrorism: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an informative resource that highlights developments that will aid in combating internet-based hostility and violence. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics that include social media, military tactics, and counterterrorism, this publication will provide insight into the world of internet terrorism to researchers, academicians, and graduate students in this field.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Communication Networks
  • Counterterrorism
  • Cyber Threats
  • Government Initiatives
  • Military Tactics
  • Online Activism
  • Social Media

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Emily Stacey is a Political Science professor. She successfully completed her dissertation defense in November 2016, and will formally graduate from Swansea University (Wales, UK) in Summer 2017. Emily’s dissertation research focuses on the necessity of bureaucratization in contemporary social movements, namely those using digital technologies to mobilize and sustain dissent. She has participated in the Digital Methods Initiative at the University of Amsterdam (2013) and the Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Program (2014). Emily has published a book chapter as well as a journal article with IGI before this work. Her future research will focus on the use of digital technologies and social media platforms to influence nationalist movements occurring around the world. You can follow Emily on Twitter: @politikphd.