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The rapid pace of change in computing demands a continuous review of our defensive strategies, and a strong ethical framework in our computer science education. This fully revised and enhanced fifth edition of Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from the convergence of computing and telecommunication, and the proliferation of mobile information-enabling devices. This accessible and engaging text surveys thought-provoking questions about the impact of these new technologies. Topics and features: Establishes a philosophical framework and analytical tools for discussing moral theories and problems in ethical relativismOffers pertinent discussions on privacy, surveillance, employee monitoring, biometrics, civil liberties, harassment, the digital divide, and discriminationExamines the new ethical, cultural and economic realities of computer social network ecosystems (NEW)Reviews issues of property rights, responsibility and accountability relating to information technology and softwareDiscusses how virtualization technology informs our ethical behavior (NEW)Introduces the new frontiers of ethics: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and the InternetSurveys the social, moral and ethical value systems in mobile telecommunications (NEW)Explores the evolution of electronic crime, network security, and computer forensicsProvides exercises, objectives, and issues for discussion with every chapterThis comprehensive textbook incorporates the latest requirements for computer science curricula. Both students and practitioners will find the book an invaluable source of insight into computer ethics and law, network security, and computer crime investigation.

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In its revised fifth edition, this book covers ethical, social and policy challenges arising from the convergence of computing and telecommunication and the spread of mobile information devices. Asks important questions about the impact of new technologies.

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This new edition examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from computing and telecommunication technology, and mobile information-enabling devices. Features: establishes a philosophical framework and analytical tools for discussing moral theories and problems in ethical relativism; offers pertinent discussions on privacy, surveillance, employee monitoring, biometrics, civil liberties, harassment, the digital divide, and discrimination; examines the new ethical, cultural and economic realities of computer social networks; reviews issues of property rights, responsibility and accountability relating to IT and software; discusses how virtualization technology informs ethical behavior; introduces the frontiers of ethics in VR, AI, and the Internet; surveys the social, moral and ethical value systems in mobile telecommunications; explores the evolution of electronic crime, network security, and computer forensics; provides exercises, objectives, and issues for discussion in every chapter.

About the Author

Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza is Professor and Director of the Center for Information Security and Assurance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA.

Table of Contents

History of Computing Morality and the Law Ethics and Ethical Analysis Ethics and the Professions Anonymity, Security, Privacy, and Civil Liberties Intellectual Property Rights and Computer Technology Social Context of Computing Software Issues: Risks and Liabilities Computer Crimes New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Artificial Intelligence New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Virtualization and Virtual Reality New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Cyberspace and Online Social Networks Ethical, Privacy and Security Issues in the Social Network EcoSystems Mobile Systems and Intractable Social, Ethical and Security Issues Computer Crime Investigations - Computer Forensics Biometrics

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781447149897
Author:
Kizza, Joseph Migga
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Computers and Society
Subject:
Information Systems Applications (incl.Internet)
Subject:
Data encryption.
Subject:
User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction
Subject:
Social Sciences, general
Subject:
Philosophy of Technology
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Data Encrypti
Subject:
on
Copyright:
Edition Description:
5th ed. 2013
Series:
Texts in Computer Science
Publication Date:
20130321
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
390
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Social Aspects » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Networking » Computer Security
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Humanities » Philosophy » Ethics
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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"Synopsis" by , In its revised fifth edition, this book covers ethical, social and policy challenges arising from the convergence of computing and telecommunication and the spread of mobile information devices. Asks important questions about the impact of new technologies.
"Synopsis" by , This new edition examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges stemming from computing and telecommunication technology, and mobile information-enabling devices. Features: establishes a philosophical framework and analytical tools for discussing moral theories and problems in ethical relativism; offers pertinent discussions on privacy, surveillance, employee monitoring, biometrics, civil liberties, harassment, the digital divide, and discrimination; examines the new ethical, cultural and economic realities of computer social networks; reviews issues of property rights, responsibility and accountability relating to IT and software; discusses how virtualization technology informs ethical behavior; introduces the frontiers of ethics in VR, AI, and the Internet; surveys the social, moral and ethical value systems in mobile telecommunications; explores the evolution of electronic crime, network security, and computer forensics; provides exercises, objectives, and issues for discussion in every chapter.
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