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Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age (6th Edition)

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Springer

Pages: 413
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08 December 2017

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27 December 2017

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This engaging and thought-provoking textbook examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges arising from our rapidly and continuously evolving computing technology, ranging from the Internet to the ubiquitous portable...

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This engaging and thought-provoking textbook examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges arising from our rapidly and continuously evolving computing technology, ranging from the Internet to the ubiquitous portable devices we use to access it. The text emphasizes the need for a strong ethical framework for all applications of computer science and engineering in our professional and personal life.

This thoroughly revised and updated sixth edition features two new chapters covering online harassment and cyberbullying, and the complex issues introduced by the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Topics and 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 ethical, cultural and economic realities of mobile telecommunications, computer social network ecosystems, and virtualization technology; reviews issues of property rights, responsibility and accountability relating to information technology and software; explores the evolution of electronic crime, network security, and computer forensics; introduces the new frontiers of ethics: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and the Internet; discusses the security quagmire of the IoT, and the growing threat of bullying facilitated by electronic technology (NEW); provides exercises, objectives, and issues for discussion with every chapter.

This extensive textbook/reference addresses the latest curricula requirements for understanding the cultural, social, legal, and ethical issues in computer science and related fields, and offers invaluable advice for industry professionals wishing to put such principles into practice.

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Provides a wide-ranging survey of the impact of new technologies on ethical and social issues

Written specifically for undergraduates

Thoroughly revised and enhanced new edition, with new chapters on cyberbullying and the Internet of Things

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
Cyberbullying
New Frontiers for Computer Ethics: Internet of Things (IoT)
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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Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza is a Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA.  He is also the author of the successful Springer title Guide to Computer Network Security.

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Dr. Joseph Migga Kizza is a Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA.  He is also the author of the successful Springer title Guide to Computer Network Security.

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