Philosophy of Cybersecurity

Olejnik, Lukasz, Kurasiński, Artur

  • 出版商: CRC
  • 出版日期: 2023-09-19
  • 售價: $2,540
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  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 204
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 1032527617
  • ISBN-13: 9781032527611
  • 相關分類: 資訊安全
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Technology and digitization are a great social good. But they also involve risks and threats. Cybersecurity is not just a matter of data or computer security; cybersecurity is about the security of society.

Why "Philosophy"? To understand how to reason and think about threats and cybersecurity in today's and tomorrow's world, this book is necessary to equip readers with awareness. Philosophy of Cybersecurity is about the user's perspective, but also about system issues.

This is a book for everyone--a wide audience. Experts, academic lecturers, as well as students of technical fields such as computer science and social sciences will find the content interesting. This includes areas like international relations, diplomacy, strategy, and security studies. Cybersecurity is also a matter of state strategy and policy.

The clarity and selection of broad material presented here may make this book the first book on cybersecurity you'll understand.

It considers such detailed basics as, for example, what a good password is and, more importantly, why it is considered so today. But the book is also about systemic issues, such as healthcare cybersecurity (challenges, why is it so difficult to secure, could people die as a result of cyberattacks?), critical infrastructure (can a cyberattack destroy elements of a power system?), and States (have they already been hacked?).

Cyberspace is not a "grey zone" without rules. This book logically explains what cyberwar is, whether it threatens us, and under what circumstances cyberattacks could lead to war. The chapter on cyberwar is relevant because of the war in Ukraine. The problem of cyberwar in the war in Ukraine is analytically and expertly explained. The rank and importance of these activities are explained, also against the background of broader military activities.

The approach we propose treats cybersecurity very broadly. This book discusses technology, but also ranges to international law, diplomacy, military, and security matters, as they pertain to conflicts, geopolitics, political science, and international relations.










Lukasz Olejnik ( is an independent cybersecurity and privacy researcher and consultant.

He holds a Computer Science PhD from INRIA (France). He worked at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), and was a research associate at University College London. He was associated with Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy, with Oxford's Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, and was elected a Member of World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Technical Architecture Group. Fellow of Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. Former cyberwarfare advisor at the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, where he worked on the humanitarian consequences of cyberwarfare. He advised on science and new technologies at the European Data Protection Supervisor.

He helps various companies and organisations, including with cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, and technology policy.

His comments appeared in places such as Financial Times, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, El Pais, or Le Monde. He authored scientific papers, reports, opinion articles in venues like Wired or Foreign Policy.

Artur Kurasinski is a tech-realist, a serial innovator, entrepreneur, public speaker, and a game and comic book author. Artur analyzes and comments technology from economic, sociologic, and geopolitical perspectives. Co-creator of numerous Polish startups. A mentor in many contests, author of one of Poland's most popular tech blogs: A speaker and participant in Poland's leading important tech conferences. Co-creator of Poland's oldest series of startup meet-ups (Aula Polska) and the Auler awards.


Lukasz Olejnik(是一位獨立的資訊安全和隱私研究員和顧問。




Artur Kurasinski是一位科技現實主義者、連續創新者、企業家、公開演講者、遊戲和漫畫作家。Artur從經濟、社會學和地緣政治的角度分析和評論技術。他是許多波蘭初創企業的共同創始人。他是許多比賽的導師,也是波蘭最受歡迎的科技博客kurasinski.com的作者。他是波蘭領先的重要科技會議的演講者和參與者。他是波蘭最古老的初創企業見面會系列(Aula Polska)和Auler獎的共同創始人。