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Information Security Practices

Emerging Threats and Perspectives

Editors: Traore, Issa, Awad, Ahmed, Woungang, Isaac (Eds.)

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  • Introduces the latest trends in information and system security practices, focusing on critical aspects such as emerging threats and their mitigations, and online identity fraud detection using behavioral biometrics
  • Presents both the academic research and practical applications of a particular topic within the scope of information and system security
  • Features contributions by prominent global researchers and practitioners, all with solid experience in information and system security
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About this book

This book introduces novel research targeting technical aspects of protecting information security and establishing trust in the digital space. New paradigms, and emerging threats and solutions are presented in topics such as application security and threat management; modern authentication paradigms; digital fraud detection; social engineering and insider threats; cyber threat intelligence; intrusion detection; behavioral biometrics recognition; hardware security analysis. The book presents both the important core and the specialized issues in the areas of protection, assurance, and trust in information security practice. It is intended to be a valuable resource and reference for researchers, instructors, students, scientists, engineers, managers, and industry practitioners.  

About the authors

Professor Issa Traore has a Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Institute Nationale Polytechnique - Toulouse, France. Dr. Traore is the Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Plurilock Security Solutions Inc. Plurilock delivers biometrics security and online fraud detection solutions to the global market. Dr. Traore is also a full Professor at the University of Victoria, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering since 1999. He is the founder and Coordinator of the Information Security and Object Technology (ISOT) Laboratory. He is the co-author of the first book on continuous authentication using biometric technologies and the first book on gait biometrics based on the ground reaction force (GRF). He has been granted two US patents on behavioral biometrics and emerging authentication technologies. He has published over 130 papers in archival journals and conferences on network security and biometrics technologies.
Dr. Ahmed Awad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, NYIT Vancouver Campus. His main research interest is focused on Security Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, and Biometrics. Dr. Awad worked as a Software Design Engineer, Architect, Project Manager, and Security Consultant at a number of leading software firms and enterprises. He is the co-founder of Plurilock Security Solutions Inc. Dr. Awad  received Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada in 2008.
Professor Isaac Woungang received his Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from the University of South, Toulon and Var, France. From 1999 to 2002, he worked as a software engineer in the Photonic Line Systems Group, Nortel Networks, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,. Since 2002, he has been with Ryerson University, where he is now a full professor of Computer Science and Director of the Distributed Applications and Broad band (DABNEL) Lab. Dr. Woungang has published 8 books and over 89 refereed technical articles in scholarly international journals and proceedings of international conferences. He has served as Associate Editor of the Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), and the International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley). He has Guest Edited several Special Issues with various reputed journals such as IET Information Security, Mathematical and Computer Modeling (Elsevier), Computer Communications (Elsevier), Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), and Telecommunication Systems (Springer). Since January 2012, he is serving as Chair of Computer Chapter, IEEE Toronto Section.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction: Emerging Threats Call for New Security Paradigms

    Pages 1-6

    Traoré, Issa (et al.)

  • Botnets Threat Analysis and Detection

    Pages 7-28

    Atluri, Anoop Chowdary (et al.)

  • Collective Framework for Fraud Detection Using Behavioral Biometrics

    Pages 29-37

    Awad, Ahmed

  • The Hardware Trojan System: An Online Suite of Tools for Hardware Trojan Analysis

    Pages 39-53

    Houghton, Nicholas (et al.)

  • Combining Mouse and Eye Movement Biometrics for User Authentication

    Pages 55-71

    Lu, Hongwei (et al.)

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Hardcover $149.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information Security Practices
Book Subtitle
Emerging Threats and Perspectives
Editors
  • Issa Traore
  • Ahmed Awad
  • Isaac Woungang
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-48947-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-48947-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-48946-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-84054-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 104
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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