Is cybercrime one of the weakest links in electronic government?

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Author: Shalini Kesar
Date: Sept. 22, 2011
From: Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology(Vol. 6, Issue 4.)
Publisher: International Association of IT Lawyers
Document Type: Article
Length: 3,766 words
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This paper provides an insight to the increasing problem of cybercrime in the context of electronic government. It takes examples from the UK government to argue that it is no longer possible to just rely on technical controls while securing electronic government transactions. Reports and studies reflect that illicit acts such as cybercrime are predominantly the result of not only disregard for basic information security and but also lack of awareness about the importance of social issues associated with information technology. Consequently, focusing on the technical controls provides only a partial solution while managing cybercrime particularly in electronic government context.

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Kesar, Shalini. "Is cybercrime one of the weakest links in electronic government?" Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology, vol. 6, no. 4, 2011, p. 243+. Gale Academic Onefile, Accessed 13 Nov. 2019.

Gale Document Number: GALE|A291125344