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Weather, Information Security, and Markets
November/December 2007 (vol. 5 no. 6)
pp. 54-57
Pythagoras Petratos, University of London
The author suggests a derivative market for hedging the risk involved with information security, based on the premise that protection from harm on any networked computer system will never be 100 percent. The key question is whether we can hedge risks that we can't prevent by technical means with financial instruments, such as derivatives.

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Index Terms:
information security, financial markets, hedge, risk, derivatives, on the horizon
Citation:
Pythagoras Petratos, "Weather, Information Security, and Markets," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 54-57, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MSP.2007.181
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