Preface to Research on Applied Ethics (Cybersecurity)

Matthew Warren, Oliver Burmeister


This is the second special section on applied ethics for AJIS. As was the case for the first special section on ethics, of the various submissions, only three have been accepted for publication. This is not an indication that little work is being done in relation to cybersecurity ethics, but rather a reflection of the difficulty of getting published in a high quality journal. A great deal of research is being done in the area of ethics as regards cybersecurity, particularly in Europe as a result of the recent toughening of its privacy legislation and the implications that has for all manner of ethics and technology, from blockchain, to wearable robots and through to cybersecurity. An overview of those three articles follows, after which the guest editor backgrounds are described.


ethics; cybersecurity

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