ICT Security


Human Rights as Guidance for Protection of Data

Cyberspace has long been understood as an unlimited, non-material space, where the law of gravity does not apply, and where by default anything and everything is possible. Understood in this way cyberspace does not exist: this somewhat exalted notion of cyberspace is an erroneous abstraction of the harsh reality of the hardware, software and protocols that make cyberspace possible, but also constrain it. Focus on a subsequent transformation, which has been coined as a ‘computational turn’. strengthening the trust framework, including information security and network security, authentication, privacy and consumer protection, is a prerequisite for the development of the cyber space and for building confidence among users. (Read More...)


Human Rights in ICT Enabled Cyber Space

Cyberspace is an ICT enabled imaginary space through www in a virtual environment dominated by the electromagnetic space, first used by science-fiction writer William Gibson in his novel Burning Chrome in 1982 to introduce the concept of scientific cyberpunk, leveraging the world of the future dominated by technology, media, and information. Cyber​​-space, as defined by David Haken, is a collection of different social and cultural relations arising out of people using computers to access and exchange data in a free cyber space setting. According to Chip Morningstar and F. Randall Farmer, cyberspace is defined more by the social interactions involved rather than its technical implementation. In their view, the computational medium in cyberspace is an augmentation of the communication channel between real people; the core characteristic of cyberspace offers an environment that consists of many users with the ability to affect and influence each other derived based on the premise that people seek richness, complexity, and depth within a virtual world. (Read More ..)


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