Information Security: Foundations, technologies and applications

Ali Ismail Awad, Michael Fairhurst

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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.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology
Number of pages418
ISBN (Electronic)9781849199742
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Information security
  • Security of data

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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