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Provides a general yet original overview of cybercrime and the legal, social, and technical issues that cybercrime presents.
Understanding and Managing Cybercrime is accessible to a wide audience and written at an introductory level for use in courses that focus on the challenges having to do with emergence, prevention, and control of high tech crime. It takes a multidisciplinary perspective, essential to full appreciation of the subject and in dealing with this very complex type of criminal activity. The text ties together various disciplines—information technology, the sociology/anthropology of cyberspace, computer security, deviance, law, criminal justice, risk management, and strategic thinking.
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Understanding and Managing Cybercrime provides an overview of cybercrime and the legal, social, and technical issues that cybercrime presents. This text focuses on the challenges having to do with emergence, prevention, and control of high-tech crime. It takes a multidisciplinary perspective by tying together various disciplines–information technology, the sociology/anthropology of cyberspace, computer security, deviance, law, criminal justice, risk management, and strategic thinking.About the Author:
Sam McQuade is currently an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of IT-enabled crime, technology in criminal justice and security management, and criminology.
Dr. McQuade has thirty years of experience as a criminal justice practitioner, teacher, and researcher. He is a former deputy sheriff, police officer, detective, and police organizational change consultant. He has also served as a social science program manager at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), U.S. Department of Justice, and as a study director for the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences.
Professor McQuade completed his doctoral degree studies in 2001 at George Mason University, School of Public Policy, in Fairfax, Virginia. In 1994 he earned a master of public administration degree from the University of Washington, Graduate School of Public Affairs, and in 1992 he earned a bachelor of arts degree in Human Services Management from the Western Washington University.
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