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The challenges of tracking and protecting data

B.H. Rudall (Norbert Wiener Institute, University of Wales, Wales, UK)
C.J.H. Mann (Norbert Wiener Institute, University of Wales, Wales, UK)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 11 April 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review current research and developments with particular reference to some of the challenges of tracking and protecting data when innovative methods of capture and processing are used. Some ethical issues are considered.

Design/methodology/approach

A general review and survey of selected research and development topics.

Findings

Illustrates the multi‐ and trans‐disciplinary natures of studies in cybernetics, systems and management science with a view to further research and development activity.

Practical implications

The choice of reviews provides the awareness of current trends in these areas, of research and application.

Originality/value

The reviews are selected from global database and give a studied assessment of current research and development initiatives.

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Citation

Rudall, B.H. and Mann, C.J.H. (2008), "The challenges of tracking and protecting data", Kybernetes, Vol. 37 No. 3/4, pp. 543-549. https://doi.org/10.1108/03684920710827616

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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