Foundations, technologies and applications
The rapid advancements in telecommunications, computing hardware and software, and data encryption, and the widespread use of electronic data processing and electronic business conducted through the Internet have led to a strong increase in information security threats. The latest advances in information security have increased practical deployments and scalability across a wide range of applications to better secure and protect our information systems and the information stored, processed and transmitted. This book outlines key emerging trends in information security from the foundations and technologies in biometrics, cybersecurity, and big data security to applications in hardware and embedded systems security, computer forensics, the Internet of Things security, and network security.
Information Security: Foundations, technologies and applications is a comprehensive review of cutting-edge algorithms, technologies, and applications, and provides new insights into a range of fundamentally important topics in the field. This up-to-date body of knowledge is essential reading for researchers and advanced students in information security, and for professionals in sectors where information security is required.
About the Editors
Ali Ismail Awad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Al Azhar University, Qena, Egypt. He is an IEEE Senior Member, and his research interests include information security, with a focus on biometrics, pattern recognition and computer networks.
Michael Fairhurst is Professor of Computer Vision in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts at the University of Kent, UK. His research interests have a focus on the fundamental processes of image analysis and pattern recognition, with particular emphasis on applications in security and, especially, biometrics, and he is a Fellow of the IAPR. He is Editor-in-Chief of the IET Biometrics Journal and Series Editor of the IET Book Series on Advances in Biometrics.
Ali Ismail Awad, Michael Fairhurst