The Ethics of Cyber Conflicts

The Ethics of Cyber Conflicts : An Introduction

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During the past decade, ethicists as well as policy-makers, political and social scientists, and experts in military studies have been concerned with the topic of cyber-conflicts and in particular the political and social ramifications for contemporary society. This book offers a clear and accessible introduction to the ethical analysis of cyber-conflicts, covering such topics as cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism, and cyber-warfare and cyber-activism. A useful introduction for students The Ethics of Cyber-Conflicts allows the readers to acquire simultaneously a comprehensive view of cyber conflicts as a new and pervasive phenomenon affecting contemporary information societies and a sophisticated, in depth understanding of the ethical problems that each instance of such phenomenon engender.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138827266
  • 9781138827264

Table of contents

Introduction Part I Chapter 1 The information revolution and information societies Chapter 2 Ethical debate in the age of the information revolution Part II Chapter 3 A taxonomy of conflicts in the cyber space Chapter 4 The ethical challenges of security Chapter 5 Cyber Activism and Hactivism Chapter 6 Ethical analysis of US and European regulations for cyber security Part III Chapter 7 Cyber warfare and cyber operations Chapter 8 Automation and moral responsibility Chapter 9 Cyber warfare and Just War Theory Chapter 10 NATO and EU position on cyber warfareshow more

About Mariarosaria Taddeo

Mariarosaria Taddeo is Fellow in Cyber Security and Ethics in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick and Research Associate at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, UK.show more