Economic aspects of information security: An emerging field of research
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This paper chronicles the development of economics of information security as an academic area of research. It also describes the contributions of the papers in the special section of this issue devoted to the topic.
- Anderson, R. (2001). Why information security is hard—an economic perspective. In Proceedings of 17th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Arora, A., Nandkumar, A., & Telang, R. (2006). Does information security attack frequency increase with vulnerability disclosure?—An empirical analysis. Information Systems Frontiers, 8(5).
- Camp, L. J., & Lewis, S. (Eds.) (2004). Economics of information security. Boston: Klewer Academic Publishers.
- Gordon, L. A., & Loeb, M. P. (2002). The economics of information security investment. ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, 5(4), 438–457 (November). CrossRef
- Gordon, L. A., & Loeb, M. P. (2006). Managing cybersecurity resources: A cost–benefit analysis. New York: McGraw-Hill.
- Hausken, K. (2006). Returns to information security investment: The effect of alternative information security breach functions on optimal investment and sensitivity to vulnerability. Information Systems Frontiers, 8(5).
- Poindexter, J. C., Earp, J. B., & Baumer, D. L. (2006). An experimental economics approach toward quantifying online privacy choices. Information Systems Frontiers, 8(5).
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Information Systems Frontiers
Volume 8, Issue 5 , pp 335-337
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