Terrorism Online: Politics, Law and Technology

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Routledge, 24 mrt. 2015 - 210 pagina's
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This book investigates the intersection of terrorism, digital technologies and cyberspace.

The evolving field of cyber-terrorism research is dominated by single-perspective, technological, political, or sociological texts. In contrast, Terrorism Online uses a multi-disciplinary framework to provide a broader introduction to debates and developments that have largely been conducted in isolation. Drawing together key academics from a range of disciplinary fields, including Computer Science, Engineering, Social Psychology, International Relations, Law and Politics, the volume focuses on three broad themes: 1) how – and why – do terrorists engage with the Internet, digital technologies and cyberspace?; 2) what threat do these various activities pose, and to whom?; 3) how might these activities be prevented, deterred or addressed? Exploring these themes, the book engages with a range of contemporary case studies and different forms of terrorism: from lone-actor terrorists and protest activities associated with ‘hacktivist’ groups to state-based terrorism. Through the book’s engagement with questions of law, politics, technology and beyond, the volume offers a holistic approach to cyberterrorism which provides a unique and invaluable contribution to this subject matter.

This book will be of great interest to students of cybersecurity, security studies, terrorism and International Relations.

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Terrorism online law politics technology
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a new strategic environment
10
2 Lone actor terrorist use of the Internet and behavioural correlates
35
case study of a Turkish hacktivist group
54
4 An updated costbenefit view of cyberterrorism
72
a reflection on the discourse of cyberterrorism
86
6 Cyberterrorism criminal law and punishmentbased deterrence
107
a new perspective on digital data practices by intelligence and security services
125
8 Transatlantic collaboration in countering cyberterrorism
144
9 The use of force as a response to cyberterrorism
173
Index
190
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Over de auteur (2015)

Lee Jarvis is Senior Lecturer in International Security at the University of East Anglia. He is author of Times of Terror: Discourse, Temporality and the War on Terror (2009), co-author of Terrorism: A Critical Introduction (2011), and co-editor of Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment, and Response (2014) and Counter-Radicalisation: Critical Perspectives (2015).

Stuart Macdonald is an Associate Professor at the College of Law, Swansea University and is co-editor of Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment, and Response (2014).

Thomas M. Chen is Professor in Cyber Security at City University, London. He is a co-editor of Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment, and Response (2014); Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications (2008); and Mathematical Foundations for Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking (2011).

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