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The Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security

AuthorPaul Cornish

Published date: February 2022

March 21, 2024
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Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Oxford University Press (February 4, 2022)

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English

  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 896 pages

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0198800681

  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0198800682

  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3.76 pounds

  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 10.05 x 2.16 x 7.05 inches

Book Description

The Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security, edited by Paul Cornish, is a comprehensive guide to the complex and ever-evolving field of cyber security. The book takes a holistic approach to the subject, covering a wide range of topics from policy and strategy to technology, economy, sociology, criminology, trade, and morality. It recognizes that cyber security is not just about vulnerability, risk, and threat, but also about opportunity for social, economic, and cultural growth.

The handbook is structured to demonstrate the breadth and depth of cyber security, and how it manifests on many levels of human interaction. It brings together contributions from a diverse group of experts, including former government officials, private sector executives, technologists, political scientists, strategists, lawyers, criminologists, ethicists, security consultants, and policy analysts from around the world. This diversity of perspectives ensures a well-rounded and nuanced exploration of the subject matter.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of cyber security, from policy and strategy to technology and morality

  • Contributions from a diverse group of experts, providing a wide range of perspectives

  • Structured to demonstrate the breadth and depth of cyber security and its manifestation on multiple levels of human interaction

  • Recognizes cyber security as both a risk and an opportunity for growth and development

  • Provides a nuanced and well-rounded exploration of the subject matter

What You Will Learn?

By reading The Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security, you will gain:

  • A deep understanding of the complex and multifaceted nature of cyber security

  • Insights into the various aspects of cyber security, including policy, strategy, technology, economy, sociology, criminology, trade, and morality

  • Knowledge of the risks and opportunities associated with cyber space

  • An appreciation for the diverse perspectives and approaches to cyber security from experts around the world

  • Strategies for identifying, avoiding, managing, and mitigating risk in cyber space

Who this Book is for?

The Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security is an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in or responsibility for cyber security, including:

  • Policy makers and government officials

  • Private sector executives and managers

  • Technologists and IT professionals

  • Researchers and academics in the fields of political science, strategy, law, criminology, ethics, and policy analysis

  • Security consultants and practitioners

  • Students of cyber security and related fields

About the Author

Paul Cornish, the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Cyber Security, is a highly respected authority on international security, national strategy, arms control, the ethics of armed force, civil-military relations, and cyber security. He was educated at St Andrews, LSE, and Cambridge Universities, and has served in the British Army and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Cornish has worked at various research institutes, including Chatham House, the UK Defence Academy, the Centre for Defence Studies (King's College London), RAND Europe, and the Universities of Cambridge, Bath, and Exeter. He was also the Co-Director of the Cyber Security Capacity Building Centre at Oxford University from 2013-18 and a Professorial Fellow at the Australian National University in 2017. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics.

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