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Call # K564.C6 L376 2006
Title The law and economics of cybersecurity / edited by Mark F. Grady, Francesco Parisi
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
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Descript. viii, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Summary/Abstract "Cybersecurity is a leading national problem for which the market may fail to produce a solution. The ultimate source is that computer owners lack adequate incentives to invest in security because they bear fully the costs of their security precautions but share the benefits with their network partners. In a world of positive transaction costs, individuals often select less than optimal security levels. The problem is compounded because the insecure networks extend far beyond the regulatory jurisdiction of any one nation or even coalition of nations. This book brings together the views of leading law and economics scholars on the nature of the cybersecurity problem and possible solutions to it. Many of these solutions are market based, but they need some help, either from government or industry groups, or both, indeed, the cybersecurity problem prefigures a host of 21st-century problems created by information technology and the globalization of markets."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Computer security -- Law and legislation
Computer security -- Law and legislation -- Economic aspects
Alt Author Grady, Mark F
Parisi, Francesco, 1962-
OCLC # 60245600
Table of Contents
 The law and economics of cybersecurity : an introduction / Mark Grady, Francesco Parisi1
Pt. 1Problems 
1Private versus social incentives in cybersecurity : law and economics / Bruce K. Kobayashi13
2A model for when disclosure helps security : what is different about computer and network security? / Peter P. Swire29
3Peer production of survivable critical infrastructures / Yochai Benkler73
4Cybersecurity : of heterogeneity and autarky / Randal C. Picker115
Pt. 2Solutions 
5Network responses to network threats : the evolution into private cybersecurity associations / Amitai Aviram143
6The dark side of private ordering : the network/community harm of crime / Neal K. Katyal193
7Holding Internet service providers accountable / Doug Lichtman, Eric P. Posner221
8Global cyberterrorism, jurisdiction, and international organization / Joel P. Trachtman259