Global Cyber Security Labor Shortage and International Business Risk

Global Cyber Security Labor Shortage and International Business Risk

Bryan Christiansen (Tactical Systems LLC, USA) and Agnieszka Piekarz (Independent Researcher, Poland)
Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 447
ISBN13: 9781522559276|ISBN10: 1522559272|EISBN13: 9781522559283|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5927-6


Global events involving cybersecurity breaches have highlighted the ever-growing dependence on interconnected online systems in international business. The increasing societal dependence on information technology has pushed cybersecurity to the forefront as one of the most urgent challenges facing the global community today. Poor cybersecurity is the primary reason hackers are able to penetrate safeguards in business computers and other networks, and the growing global skills gap in cybersecurity simply exacerbates the problem.

Global Cyber Security Labor Shortage and International Business Risk provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of protecting computer systems against online threats as well as transformative business models to ensure sustainability and longevity. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as cybercrime, technology security training, and labor market understanding, this book is ideally designed for professionals, managers, IT consultants, programmers, academicians, and students seeking current research on cyber security’s influence on business, education, and social networks.

Topics Covered

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

  • Automated Business Systems
  • Blockchain
  • Cyber Attack
  • Cybercrime
  • Enterprise Architecture Framework
  • Future Challenges
  • Labor Market Understanding
  • Online Management
  • Social Network
  • Strategic Messaging

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bryan Christiansen is the Chief Executive Officer of Tactical Systems, LLC in Indiana, USA. A former business lecturer at universities in Russia, Turkey, and the USA, he has traveled to 41 countries where he has conducted international business since 1985 in multiple languages and various industries with Global 500 firms and smaller. Christiansen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing at the University of the State of New York in 1996 and his MBA degree at Capella University in 2003. The author of 22 Scopus-indexed Reference books on business, cultural studies, economics, and psychology, he is fluent in Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish. Christiansen is currently working with a Russian theoretical mathematician on a new economic model for developing nations.
Agnieszka Piekarz is an independent researcher from Poland who holds a Master’s degree in Homeland Security from Pedagogical University of Cracow. Currently living in Cracow, Poland and working at one of the best technical university in Poland - Cracow University of Technology. Ms. Piekarz has held a variety of positions most recently as an Erasmus Intern at the International Relations Office at Istanbul University. Highly fluent in English as well as her native Polish, Ms. Piekarz is on the Editorial Boards of several international journals such as the International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies.