• Jeffrey Roy
Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 2)


The Internet facilitates a level of interoperability among individuals, organizations, sectors, and countries that generates widening opportunities for collaboration and innovation. Digital infrastructure is rapidly becoming the lifeblood of a more virtual and interdependent globalizing economy, as every major industrial sector widens its reliance on electronic systems and online connectivity. At the same time, online and virtual threats to organizations in all sectors have become a way of virtual life. Facing increasingly frequent threats externally, governments carry the dual responsibilities of safeguarding their own infrastructures and information holdings as well as overseeing the digital resilience of their jurisdictions as a whole.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Roy
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  1. 1.Dalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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