• Ganna PogrebnaEmail author
  • Mark Skilton


This chapter lays the foundation for the issues discussed in the book. We consider topical problems related to the paradigm shift in understanding our personal physical and digital rights as well as in rethinking business security and safety to fit the contemporary landscape of the global digital economy. We argue that in the current digital age, where rapid advances of technology reshape our understanding of secure and safe spaces, existing tools are no longer sufficient to safeguard personal data and commercial secrets. A new human-centered approach is necessary to successfully anticipate and address cybersecurity risks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BirminghamBirminghamUK
  2. 2.The Alan Turing InstituteLondonUK
  3. 3.Warwick Business SchoolUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK

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