Computer and Network Security Essentials

Editors: Daimi, Kevin (Ed.)

  • Introduces various techniques, methods, and approaches adopted by experts in computer and network security
    Provides a detailed explanation of security concepts, reinforced by practical examples
    Provides a road map for emerging and future trends in security research and development and how they might affect the field

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This book introduces readers to the tools needed to protect IT resources and communicate with security specialists when there is a security problem. The book covers a wide range of security topics including Cryptographic Technologies, Network Security, Security Management, Information Assurance, Security Applications, Computer Security, Hardware Security, and Biometrics and Forensics. It introduces the concepts, techniques, methods, approaches, and trends needed by security specialists to improve their security skills and capabilities. Further, it provides a glimpse into future directions where security techniques, policies, applications, and theories are headed. The book represents a collection of carefully selected and reviewed chapters written by diverse security experts in the listed fields and edited by prominent security researchers. Complementary slides are available for download on the book’s website at Springer.com.

About the authors

Editor:Kevin Daimi received his Ph.D. from the University of Cranfield, England.  He has a long mixture of academia and industry experience.  His industry experience includes working as Senior Programmer/Systems Analyst, Computer Specialist, and Computer Consultant. He is currently Professor and Director of Computer Science and Software Engineering Programs at the University of Detroit Mercy. His research interests include Computer and Network Security with emphasis on vehicle network security, Software Engineering, Data Mining, and Computer Science and Software Engineering Education.  Two of his publications received the Best Paper Award from two international conferences. He has been chairing the annual International Conference on Security and Management (SAM) since 2012. Kevin is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and a Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS). He served as a Program Committee member for many international conferences and chaired some of them.  In 2103, he received the Faculty Excellence Award from the University of Detroit Mercy.  He is also the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award in Recognition and Appreciation of his Leadership, Service and Research Contributions to the Field of Network Security, from the 2010 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLFCOMP’10).
Associate Editors:Guillermo A. Francia, III received his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mapua Tech in 1978. His Ph.D. in Computer Science is from New Mexico Tech. Before joining Jacksonville State University (JSU), he was the chairman of the Computer Science department at Kansas Wesleyan University. Dr. Francia is a recipient of numerous grants and awards. His projects have been funded by prestigious institutions such as the National Science Foundation, Eisenhower Foundation, Department of Education, Department of Defense, National Security Agency, and Microsoft Corporation. Dr. Francia served as a Fulbright scholar to Malta in 2007 and is among the first cohort of cyber security scholars awarded by the UK Fulbright Commission for the 2016-2017 academic year. He has published articles and book chapters on numerous subjects such as Computer Security, Digital Forensics, Regulatory Compliance, Educational Technology, Expert Systems, Computer Networking, Software Testing, and Parallel Processing. Currently, Dr. Francia holds a Distinguished Professor position and is the Director of the Center for Information Security and Assurance at JSU.
Levent Ertaul is a full professor at the California State University, East Bay, USA. He received a Ph.D. degree from Sussex University, UK in 1994. He specializes in Network Security. He has more than 75 refereed papers published in the Cyber Security, Network Security, Wireless Security and Cryptography areas. He also delivered more than 40 seminars and talks and participated in various panel discussions related to Cyber Security. In the last couple of years, Dr. Ertaul has given Privacy and Cyber Security speeches at US universities and several US organizations. He received 4 awards for his contributions to Network Security from WORLDCOMP. He also received a fellowship to work at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL) in the Cyber Defenders program for last 4 years. He has more than 25 years of teaching experience in Network Security, Cyber Security. He participated in several hacking competitions nationwide. His current research interests are Wireless Hacking Techniques, Wireless Security, and Security of IoTs.

Luis Hernández Encinas is a researcher at the Department of Information Processing and Cryptography (TIC) at the Institute of Physical and Information Technologies (ITEFI), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid (Spain). He obtained his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Salamanca (Spain) in 1992. He has participated in more than 30 research projects. He is the author of 9 books, 9 patents, and more than 150 papers.  He has more than 100 contributions to workshops and conferences. He has delivered more than 50 seminars and lectures.  Luis is a member of several international Committees on Cybersecurity. His current research interests include Cryptography and Cryptanalysis of public key cryptosystems (RSA, ElGamal and Chor-Rivest), Cryptosystems based on elliptic and hyper elliptic curves, Graphic Cryptography, Pseudorandom number generators, Digital signature schemes, Authentication and Identification protocols, Crypto-Biometry, Secret sharing protocols, Side channel attacks, and Number Theory problems.
Eman El-Sheikh is Director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Professor of Computer Science at the University of West Florida. She teaches and conducts research related to the development and evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for cybersecurity, education, software architectures and robotics. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and given over 90 research presentations and invited talks. Dr. El-Sheikh received several awards related to cybersecurity education and diversity, and several grants to enhance cybersecurity education and training for pre-collegiate and college students that emphasize increasing the participation of women and underrepresented groups in cybersecurity. She leads the UWF ADVANCE Program, an NSF-funded grant aimed at enhancing the culture for recruiting, retaining and advancing women in STEM. She enjoys giving presentations related to cybersecurity education and workforce development and mentoring students. El-Sheikh holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Michigan State University.

Table of contents (35 chapters)

  • Computer Security

    Duffany, Jeffrey L.

    Pages 3-20

  • A Survey and Taxonomy of Classifiers of Intrusion Detection Systems

    Hamed, Tarfa (et al.)

    Pages 21-39

  • A Technology for Detection of Advanced Persistent Threat in Networks and Systems Using a Finite Angular State Velocity Machine and Vector Mathematics

    Vert, Gregory (et al.)

    Pages 41-64

  • Information-Theoretically Secure Privacy Preserving Approaches for Collaborative Association Rule Mining

    Nanavati, Nirali R. (et al.)

    Pages 65-78

  • A Postmortem Forensic Analysis for a JavaScript Based Attack

    Mosaad, Sally (et al.)

    Pages 79-94

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-58424-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-58423-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computer and Network Security Essentials
Editors
  • Kevin Daimi
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-58424-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-58424-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-58423-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 618
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
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