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  • Kybernetická bezpečnost a legislativa ČR

    Doucek, Petr; Veber, Jaromír; Kratochvíl, David (Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 2012)
    Contemporary society is increasingly influenced by computers and internet environment and it meets with issues related to cybercrime. There are already a number of laws, whether at EU or national governments, which are trying to reduce or prevent risks associated with hackers, cyber terrorism or any other illegal activities in cyberspace. Thesis "Cyber security and legislation of the Czech Republic", is divided into two main parts. In the first theoretical part, the reader apprise with cybercrime in general. You can read about methods of investigation, types of illegal activities and how to prevent such practices. The second part consists of an analysis of the current legislation of the Czech Republic, EU and Legislative intent of the law on cyber security. I will describe the bill, analyze and appraise its benefits to society. In conclusion of this thesis, I will summarize the achievement of results and objectives of the work.
  • CERT / CSIRT tímy a kybernetická bezpečnosť

    Klíma, Tomáš; Veber, Jaromír; Rezníčková, Dominika (Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 2014)
    The main goal of this bachelor thesis is to provide brief description of contemporary situation in the field of cyber security and the role of national CERT team in it according to the newly adopted Law no. 181/2014 Coll., on Cyber Security and to make comparison of theoretical principles with their applying in praxis. Thesis is divided into two main parts. First one, a theoretical part, comprehends basic information on cyber security, cybercrime and security incidents and consequently focuses on roles of CERT / CSIRT teams in a perspective of security incidents and cyber security in general, reasons for a formation of the first CERT team and following development, its functions and responsibilities nowadays and finally the thesis presents possible opportunities of collaboration between CERT teams within international organisations and platforms. The second part of the thesis is practical and consists of content analysis of The Law on Cyber Security and its consequences and impacts. The main focus of the thesis is set up on explaining a role of a national team and its sphere of authority in the Czech Republic after the law has entered into force. To provide information about practical operation directly from the source, I will interview two cyber security specialists working in The National CSIRT Team of the Czech Republic called CSIRT.CZ, which is currently operated by the association CZ.NIC. Among other information, I will include a specific example of coordinating activity happened under the auspices of the team during the security incident. As a conclusion of this work is a summary of the achievements and benefits of work depending on the previous foreground and the comparison.
  • Citizen’s right to the digital city: Urban interfaces, activism, and placemaking

    Foth, Marcus; Brynskov, Martin; Ojala, Timo (Springer, 2015)
    Edited by thought leaders of the fields of urban informatics and urban interaction design, this book brings together case studies and examples from around the world to discuss the role that urban Interfaces, citizen action, and city making play in the quest to create and maintain not only secure and resilient, but productive, sustainable, and liveable urban environments. The book debates the impact of these trends on theory, policy, and practice. The chapters in this book are sourced from blind peer reviewed contributions by leading researchers working at the intersection of the social / cultural, technical / digital, and physical / spatial domains of urbanism scholarship. The book appeals not only to research colleagues and students, but also to a vast number of practitioners in the private and public sector interested in accessible accounts that clearly and rigorously analyse the affordances and possibilities of urban interfaces, mobile technology, and location-based services to engage people towards open, smart and participatory urban environments.
  • Googling Down the Cost of Low Sanctions

    Dolin, Gregory (ScholarWorks@University of Baltimore School of Law, 2015-01-01)
    This brief solicited response addresses Prof. Irina Manta's article "The High Cost of Low Sanctions," which appeared in 66 Florida Law Review 157 (2014). Prof. Manta argued argues that to the extent the substantive law is unjust, low sanctions, in the long run, potentially create more problems and are more likely to perpetuate injustice than high sanctions would. She demonstrates that the general theory is applicable to the world of copyright, and then explains why as of late, the public has become more aware of and more resistant to the imposition of additional sanctions. In Professor Manta's view, the reason for this is the ubiquity of infringement. In response, while generally agreeing with Professor Manta's observations, I critique her work for not giving enough weight to alternative explanation — that the rise of corporate giants like Google, YouTube, Wikipedia, and other businesses that collect and disseminate information has provided political counterweight to to the Disneys, Viacoms, and RIAAs of the world. I compare this new and more balanced representation of copyright views to what has been happening in the world of patents where corporate titans in various industries present arguments for both stronger and weaker patent law, with the final bills ending up somewhere in between. Ultimately, I suggest that perhaps, the high cost is imposed not by low sanctions, but, at least in part, by absence of the organized and well funded opposition that would be affected by these sanctions.

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