Cyber Law and Cyber Security in Developing and Emerging by Zeinab Karake Shalhoub

By Zeinab Karake Shalhoub

This well timed and critical publication illuminates the impression of cyber legislation at the development and improvement of rising and constructing economies. utilizing a powerful theoretical framework firmly grounded in resource-based and expertise diffusion literature, the authors show a refined knowing of the methods private and non-private area entities in constructing and rising international locations undertake our on-line world tactics. The diffusion of cyber actions in constructing and rising economies is comparatively low, with the most obstacles resting in regulatory, cultural, and social components. Cyber crimes represent a major predicament to the diffusion of e-commence and e-governments in constructing economies, and governments have a huge position in constructing regulate mechanisms within the kind of legislation. notwithstanding, atmosphere applicable guidelines and complementary prone, really these affecting the telecommunications region and different infrastructure, human capital and the funding atmosphere, significantly constrains net entry. utilizing either strategic and operational views, the authors speak about the concrete event of making and enforcing cyber legislation and cyber security features in constructing and rising international locations, and study their content material and appropriateness. pros, teachers, scholars, and policymakers operating within the zone of cyber house, e-commerce and monetary improvement, and United international locations entities operating heavily with the Millennium improvement objectives, will locate this publication a useful reference.

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The job of the regulatory agencies in these countries, dealing with developing, enacting, and dictating rules and directions to cover all types of institutions, utilizing all kinds of technology to varying degrees, becomes a challenge. Major trends affecting the security issue in banking and financial institutions in emerging/developing countries are: (1) the increased complexity and coverage of technology; (2) the expansion of the number of financial institutions utilizing cutting-edge technologies; (3) the steady increase in the number of cyber users, especially in conducting financial transactions; and (4) the lack of laws dealing with cyber crimes.

Mobile phones and Internet-based phone services have also been used to identify and attack victims, with the objective of stealing money or gaining information for identity theft. Cyber offensives on many banks doubled in the last half of 2008 in developed as well as emerging/developing countries 38 Cyber law and cyber security in developing and emerging economies around the world, including Mexico, Taiwan, and Brazil. Although most of these institutions are protected by computer and network security defenses, such as spam filters and fraud-detection systems, that still leaves potentially millions of victims.

3. What are the determinants to the development of mature and comprehensive cyber laws? What countries have been more vigilant in the development and implementation of cyber laws? What are the components of an ideal cyber law for developing economies? The major thrust of the book, which evaluates the experience of cyber space laws and regulations in developing and emerging economies from a resource-based theory perspective, is unique and innovative in nature. The features of uniqueness and innovativeness, coupled with the radical changes in the use of governmental resources to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of an economy, and the effects of these changes on the economic structure of a country, make this book useful to many disciplines.

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