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Full Title of Reference

The Economics of Information Security

Bluebook Style

Ross Anderson and Tyler Moore, The Economics of Information Security, 314 Sci. 610 (2008). Web



Issues: Economics of Cybersecurity

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The economics of information security has recently become a thriving and fast-moving discipline. As distributed systems are assembled from machines belonging to principals with divergent interests, we find that incentives are becoming as important as technical design in achieving dependability. The new field provides valuable insights not just into "security" topics (such as bugs, spam, phishing, and law enforcement strategy) but into more general areas such as the design of peer-to-peer systems, the optimal balance of effort by programmers and testers, why privacy gets eroded, and the politics of digital rights management.

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