Issues in Global Business is a single-volume reference that offers relevant perspectives and explains impacts of current events such as COVID-19, Brexit, and immigration across industries and regions. Topics covered include the on-demand economy, global manufacturing, Bitcoin, data security, and more. Coupled with a comprehensive overview of the business landscape around the world by Dr. Mamoun Benmamoun, an assistant professor at the Boeing Institute of International Business at Saint Louis University, this book provides students with the essential information they need to assess business practices through an international lens.

Data Security: Can the cybercrime threat be contained?

Data security: Can the cybercrime threat be contained?
Pat Wechsler

From SAGE Business Researcher, September 18, 2017

Executive Summary

In an increasingly digital world, a daily battle is being waged over the safety of internet users’ data. The 3.9 billion people who use the Web to shop, invest, communicate with friends or interact with healthcare providers are constantly providing personal information that can offer entry points to their financial assets, health histories and credit records. The cyberthieves working to steal this data are increasing in number and sophistication, as recent online attacks demonstrate. Some hackers offer their stolen wares for sale on the so-called Dark Web; others seek to extort money from victims by, in ...

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