A study of the ethical questions and current responses.
Thistextbook raises thought-provoking questions regarding our rapidly-evolvingcomputing technologies, highlighting the need for a strong ethical framework inour computer science education. Ethicsin Computing offers a concise introduction to this topic, distilled fromthe more expansive Ethical and SocialIssues in the Information Age. Features: introduces the philosophical framework for analyzingcomputer ethics; describes the impact of computer technology on issues ofsecurity, privacy and anonymity; examinesintellectual property rights in the context of computing; discusses suchissues as the digital divide, employee monitoring in the workplace, and healthrisks; reviews the history ofcomputer crimes and the threat of cyberbullying;provides coverage of the ethics of AI, virtualization technologies, virtualreality, and the Internet; considers the social, moral and ethical challengesarising from social networks and mobile communication technologies; includesdiscussion questions and exercises.
This comprehensive guide exposes the security risks and vulnerabilities of computer networks and networked devices, offering advice on developing improved algorithms and best practices for enhancing system security. Fully revised and updated, this new edition embraces a broader view of computer networks that encompasses agile mobile systems and social networks. Features: provides supporting material for lecturers and students, including an instructor's manual, slides, solutions, and laboratory materials; includes both quick and more thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter; devotes an entire chapter to laboratory exercises; discusses flaws and vulnerabilities in computer network infrastructures and protocols; proposes practical and efficient solutions to security issues; explores the role of legislation, regulation, and law enforcement in maintaining computer and computer network security; examines the impact of developments in virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile systems.
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