Corporate Social Responsibility in Times of Internet (In)security

  • Anna Tarabasz


Parallel to the growth of social networking is the increase in the amount of personally identifiable information that is voluntarily revealed by digital users. This careless approach to Internet use has fueled tremendous data breaches. Hacks into social media accounts, stolen online identities, sales of sensitive data on the black market, and widespread phishing scams are just a few of the most notable attacks. But market reports clearly indicate that the greatest threats to companies’ online security are not third-party hackers but departing employees.

This chapter aims to present an innovative approach to the study of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Drawing on themes in sustainable development, business ethics, and responsible management, it will focus on key issues in privacy management and how digital customers are educated on cyber threats. An extensive literature study and comparative analysis uncovers possible courses of action in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Poland.


Corporate social responsibility Consumer awareness Online awareness campaigns Cybersecurity Cyber threats 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Tarabasz
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  1. 1.SP Jain School of Global ManagementDubaiUAE

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