About this book:
The Legal Regulation of Cyber Attacks adds important updates to the legal framework on cybercrime, particularly cyber attacks. This updated edition of a well-known comprehensive analysis of the criminalization of cyber attacks adds important new guidance to the legal framework on cybercrime, reflecting new legislation, technological developments, and the changing nature of cybercrime. The focus is not only on criminal law aspects but also on other aspects of information law such as data protection, jurisdiction, electronic evidence, enforcement, and digital forensics. It provides a thorough analysis of the legal regulation of attacks against information systems in the context of European, international, and comparative law.
What’s in this book:
Among the new and continuing aspects of cybersecurity covered are the following:
- the conflict of cybercrime investigation and prosecution with fundamental rights to privacy and freedom of expression;
- the 2016 Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive);
- the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
- the role of national computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs);
- the European Union (EU) response to new technologies involving payment instruments, including virtual currencies and digital wallets;
- the EU Commission’s legislative proposals to enhance cross-border gathering of electronic evidence;
- internet service providers’ role in fighting cybercrime;
- measures combatting identity theft, spyware, and malware;
- states and legal persons as perpetrators of cybercrime; and
- the security and data breach notification as a compliance and transparency tool.
Technical definitions, case law, and analysis of both substantive law and procedural law contribute to a comprehensive understanding of cybercrime regulation and its current evolution in practice.
How this will help you:
Addressing a topic of growing importance in unprecedented detail, this second edition of a much-relied-upon resource will be welcomed by professionals and authorities dealing with cybercrime, including lawyers, judges, academics, security professionals, information technology experts, and law enforcement agencies. The complementary approach in this book enables the reader to understand the phenomenon and the legal challenges of cyber attacks in their entirety.
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Introduction to the Second Edition
Attacks Against Information Systems: Technical Definitions
Criminalization of Attacks Against Information Systems
Philippe Jougleux, Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou & Lilian Mitrou
Prevention of Cyber Attacks
Philippe Jouglex & Tatiana-Eleni Syndinou
Legal Consequences of Cybercrime
Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou & Lilian Mitrou
Directive 2013/40/EU on attacks against information systems and replacing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA
Convention on Cybercrime
Directive (EU) 2016/1148 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2016 concerning measures for a high common level of security
of network and information systems across the Union
Directive (EU) 2019/713 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means
of payment and replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/413/JHA