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Cyber trust and crime prevention: a synthesis of the state-of-the-art science reviews

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  • Brian S. Collins
  • Robin Mansell
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    This report provides a synthesis of theoretical and empirical work in the sciences and social sciences that indicates the drivers, opportunities, threats, and barriers to the future evolution of cyberspace and the feasibility of crime prevention measures. It is based on 10 state-of-the-art science reviews commissioned by the UK Office of Science and Technology Foresight Project. Each of the papers highlights the current state of knowledge in selected areas as well as gaps in the evidence base needed to address issues of cyber trust and crime prevention in the future.

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    Paper provided by London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library in its series LSE Research Online Documents on Economics with number 4252.

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    Length: 94 pages
    Date of creation: 10 Jun 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:ehl:lserod:4252

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    Keywords: Cyberspace; Internet; Crime Prevention;

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