An Analysis of the Growth of Computer and Internet Security Breaches

  title={An Analysis of the Growth of Computer and Internet Security Breaches},
  author={Kallol Kumar Bagchi and Godwin J. Udo},
This study uses the modified Gompertz model and sparse data to analyze the growth rates of different types of computer and Internet-related crimes. The Gompertz model is an appropriate diffusion model because it is capable of modeling two opposite behaviors: (1) acts of attacks and imitation of attacks and (2) deterrence acts to prevent such attacks. In addition, this model can handle sparse data adequately. The model was used to analyze various types of attacks. The results indicated that… CONTINUE READING
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