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Security issues and concerns with the Internet

Karen A. Forcht (Professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences, College of Business, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22807. Tel: (office) 540 568 3057/3064; (home) 540 433 2545; Fax: 540 568 3273; E‐mail:
Richard E. Fore (Researcher at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Tel: 804 973 2459.)

Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

Article publication date: 1 September 1995



Draws its topicality and relevance from the fact that not only is the Internet widely publicized in all the media but also there are many stories regarding problems with its security. Provides a primer on the history, terminology, tools and common uses of the Internet. Identifies the most prevalent threats to security posed by using the Internet and discusses some of the traditional and emerging approaches to ensuring the security and integrity of data on the Internet.



Forcht, K.A. and Fore, R.E. (1995), "Security issues and concerns with the Internet", Internet Research, Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. 23-31.




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