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Liars and outliers : enabling the trust that society needs to thrive

Author: Bruce Schneier
Publisher: Indianapolis. : Wiley, cop. 2012.
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In today's hyper-connected society, understanding the mechanisms of trust is crucial. Issues of trust are critical to solving problems as diverse as corporate responsibility, global warming, and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Schneier
ISBN: 9781118143308 1118143302
OCLC Number: 819183310
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-366 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Note for Readers xv 1 Overview 1 PART I THE SCIENCE OF TRUST 15 2 A Natural History of Security 17 3 The Evolution of Cooperation 27 4 A Social History of Trust 41 5 Societal Dilemmas 51 PART II A MODEL OF TRUST 61 6 Societal Pressures 63 7 Moral Pressures 75 8 Reputational Pressures 87 9 Institutional Pressures 103 10 Security Systems 123 PART III THE REAL WORLD 137 11 Competing Interests 139 12 Organizations 155 13 Corporations 173 14 Institutions 195 PART IV CONCLUSIONS 205 15 How Societal Pressures Fail 207 16 Technological Advances 225 17 The Future 243 Notes 249 References 287 Acknowledgments 347 Index 349
Responsibility: Bruce Schneier.

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"One of the best books I've read this year is by a security technologist, Bruce Schneier. In Liars and Outliers, he sets out to investigate how trust works in society and in business, how it is Read more...

 
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