Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (3 Volumes)

Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: November, 2011|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 1977
ISBN13: 9781613503232|ISBN10: 1613503237|EISBN13: 9781613503249|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-323-2


Threatening the safety of individuals, computers, and entire networks, cyber crime attacks vary in severity and type. Studying this continually evolving discipline involves not only understanding different types of attacks, which range from identity theft to cyberwarfare, but also identifying methods for their prevention.

Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications is a three-volume reference that explores all aspects of computer-based crime and threats, offering solutions and best practices from experts in software development, information security, and law. As cyber crime continues to change and new types of threats emerge, research focuses on developing a critical understanding of different types of attacks and how they can best be managed and eliminated.

Topics Covered

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

  • Computer Intrusions
  • Computer Viruses
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Cyber Crime
  • Cyber forensics
  • Cyber Treats and Scams
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Hacking
  • Information Warfare

Reviews and Testimonials

Cybercrime is an escalating information technology concern in the 21st century, and this three-volume reference work provides broad coverage of the subject, along with details about specific technologies and issues. Divided into eight topical sections ranging from fundamental concepts and current tools to organizational, social, and managerial impacts to emerging trends, the 102 chapters are all written by academic experts. Technical illustrations augment the chapters, which frequently include a glossary of key terms along with recommended reading— thus supporting the research needs of both undergraduate and graduate students.

– J.M. Hutton, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, CHOICE

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.