The Law and Economics of Cybersecurity: An Introduction
Mark F. Grady
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
University of Minnesota - Law School; University of Bologna
Mark Grady, Francesco Parisi, THE LAW AND ECONOMICS OF CYBERSECURITY, Cambridge University Press, 2006
George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-54
One of the most controversial theoretical issues of our time is the governance of cybersecurity. Computer security experts, national security experts, and policy analysts have all struggled to bring meaningful analysis to cybersecurity; however, the discipline of law & economics has yet to be fully applied to the issue. This introduction presents work by leading national scholars who examine this complex national security challenge from a law and economics perspective. The focus spans from a discussion of pure market solutions to public-private issue analysis, providing a valuable basis for policy considerations concerning the appropriate governmental role on the issue of cybersecurity.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: Cyberlaw, Criminal Law, Regulatory Law
JEL Classification: K00, K14, K20Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 19, 2004
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