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Risks and Benefits for Society, Security and Development

  • J. Martín Ramírez
  • Luis A. García-Segura
  • Represents almost all continents and cultures, with contributions from a unique mix of international experts

  • Presents both a public and a private sector approach

  • Covers threats as well as opportunities


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Cyberspace

  3. Cybersecurity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Natividad Carpintero-Santamaría, María Pilar Otero
      Pages 121-140
    3. J. Martín Ramírez
      Pages 141-151
    4. Juan Carlos Fernández-Rodríguez, Fernando Miralles-Muñoz
      Pages 181-195
    5. Claudio Augusto Payá-Santos, Juan José Delgado-Morán
      Pages 197-209
  4. Cyberwarfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Jerónimo Domínguez-Bascoy, Bartolomé Bauzá-Abril
      Pages 243-256
    3. Carlo Trezza
      Pages 257-264

About this book


This book covers many aspects of cyberspace, emphasizing not only its possible ‘negative’ challenge as a threat to security, but also its positive influence as an efficient tool for defense as well as a welcome new factor for economic and industrial production. Cyberspace is analyzed from quite different and interdisciplinary perspectives, such as: conceptual and legal, military and socio-civil, psychological, commercial, cyber delinquency, cyber intelligence applied to public and private institutions, as well as the nuclear governance.      


Cybercrime and Cyberspace Cyber Warfare Digital Market Cybersecurity Risks Cyber Operations Mapping Cyberspace

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Martín Ramírez
    • 1
  • Luis A. García-Segura
    • 2
  1. 1.Nebrija UniversityMadridSpain
  2. 2.Nebrija UniversityMadridSpain

About the editors

J. Martin Ramirez is Chair of the Center for Conflict Studies at Universidad Nebrija. He is also Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and Chair of CICA International and of the Spanish Pugwash Movement (Peace Nobel Price 1995). He studied Medicine, Humanities, and Law, obtaining a PhD degree in Medicine and Surgery (Neurosciences) and in Philosophy (Education) as well as three Diplomas and a Master in National Defense at the Spanish CESEDEN. Research Fellow of International Security Program of the Harvard University and Visiting Fellow of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, probably the most important left-leaned and right-leaned American think-tanks, respectively. Several times official of the Boarding Counsel of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA), he is on the Advisory Board of the Society for Terrorism Research and of the Professors World Peace Academy, and Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Sciences, and has a Professional Award on Aggression and Inter-ethnic Conflicts by the East-West Center, established by the United States Congress, among others. Dr. Martín Ramírez is author of more than 450 scientific publications, among books and articles, in more than ten languages. He has also been Head of the Complutense Research Group on Sociopsychobiology of Aggression, Head of the Departments of Psychobiology at Seville and Complutense Universities, and Director of the Cabinet of the Rector at the Madrid Autonomous University.     

Luis A. García Segura studied Law, with a Masters Degree in Business Law and a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Nebrija. He is the coordinator of the Centre on Conflict Studies (Chair Nebrija-Santander). He has worked for the public and private sectors in Education, Law and ICT projects. He is currently a bar member of the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (ICAM) and an Associate member of the American Bar Association (ABA).   

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cyberspace
  • Book Subtitle Risks and Benefits for Society, Security and Development
  • Editors J. Martín Ramírez
    Luis A. García-Segura
  • Series Title Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
  • Series Abbreviated Title Adv. Sciences, Technologies
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology Law and Criminology (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-54974-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-85534-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-54975-0
  • Series ISSN 1613-5113
  • Series E-ISSN 2363-9466
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 281
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cybercrime
    Systems and Data Security
    Security Science and Technology
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“This book, an edited volume by J. Martín Ramírez and Luis A. García-Segura, tries to outline the various risks and benefits of cyberspace. … this book has very good information on various aspects of cyberspace and will be useful for graduate students, researchers, lawmakers, and practitioners who work in cybersecurity.” (Computing Reviews, November, 2017)