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The curse of ease of access to the Internet

Kotagiri Ramamohanarao, Kapil Kumar Gupta, Tao Peng, Christopher Leckie, P McDaniel (ed.), SK Gupta (ed.)

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY, PROCEEDINGS | SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN | Published : 2007

Abstract

Since the day the Internet was made public, it has evolved as one of the most convenient, easily available and low cost media that help us to get connected to a vast variety of data and information. Its vast size and the ease of access of resources have made the Internet one of the most popular and widely used media for information exchange. However, this does not mean that it is free from any problems. Ensuring continuity of services and security of data is one of the most critical issues that must be resolved before the real power of the Internet can be harnessed. With more and more attacks emerging on a daily basis, it becomes necessary to analyze their root causes rather than to try and ..

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