Information Systems Frontiers

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 335–337

Economic aspects of information security: An emerging field of research

Authors

    • University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of Maryland
  • Martin P. Loeb
    • University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of Maryland
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10796-006-9010-7

Cite this article as:
Gordon, L.A. & Loeb, M.P. Inf Syst Front (2006) 8: 335. doi:10.1007/s10796-006-9010-7

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Information security Economic aspect Security cost

Copyright information

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