The use of digital images in today’s modernized market is rapidly increasing throughout organizations due to the prevalence of social media and digital content. Companies who wish to distribute their content over the internet face numerous security risks such as copyright violation. Advanced methods for the protection and security of digital data are constantly emerging, and up-to-date research in this area is lacking. Advancements in Security and Privacy Initiatives for Multimedia Images is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of contemporary techniques for the security and copyright protection of images and their distribution. While highlighting topics including simulation-based security, digital watermarking protocols, and counterfeit prevention, this book is ideally designed for security analysts, researchers, developers, programmers, academicians, practitioners, students, executives, educators, and policymakers seeking current research on modern security improvements for multimedia images.
Distributed and peer-to-peer (P2P) applications are increasing daily, and cyberattacks are constantly adopting new mechanisms to threaten the security and privacy of users in these Internet of Things (IoT) environments. Blockchain, a decentralized cryptographic-based technology, is a promising element for IoT security in manufacturing, finance, healthcare, supply chain, identity management, e-governance, defence, education, banking, and trading. Blockchain has the potential to secure IoT through repetition, changeless capacity, and encryption. Blockchain for Information Security and Privacy provides essential knowledge of blockchain usage in the mainstream areas of security, trust, and privacy in decentralized domains. This book is a source of technical information regarding blockchain-oriented software and applications. It provides tools to researchers and developers in both computing and software engineering to develop solutions and automated systems that can promote security, trust, and privacy in cyberspace. FEATURES Applying blockchain-based secured data management in confidential cyberdefense applications Securing online voting systems using blockchain Safeguarding electronic healthcare record (EHR) management using blockchain Impacting security and privacy in digital identity management Using blockchain-based security and privacy for smart contracts By providing an overview of blockchain technology application domains in IoT (e.g., vehicle web, power web, cloud internet, and edge computing), this book features side-by-side comparisons of modern methods toward secure and privacy-preserving blockchain technology. It also examines safety objectives, efficiency, limitations, computational complexity, and communication overhead of various applications using blockchain. This book also addresses the combination of blockchain and industrial IoT. It explores novel various-levels of information sharing systems.
Health information about any patent is extremely critical. As there are many malicious users and misuses of health data, this information is not shared amongst health organizations due to security and privacy issues. Blockchain is being explored as a platform for securely exchanging healthcare data among the organizations in public domains, allowing doctors and practitioners to have access to more comprehensive health histories and in turn provide better care to patients. Prospects of Blockchain Technology for Accelerating Scientific Advancement in Healthcare disseminates the recent research findings on blockchain in healthcare and reviews current state-of-the-art blockchain applications in healthcare. This book also discusses various challenges faced by the healthcare community in securing healthcare data. Covering topics such as consensus mechanisms, smart healthcare systems, and supply chain management, it serves as an essential resource for healthcare professionals, computer scientists, information security professionals, data scientists, policymakers, researchers, and academicians.
The security of an organizational information system with the invention of next-generation technologies is a prime focus these days. The industries and institutions in the field of computing and communication, especially in internet of things, cloud computing, mobile networks, next-generation networks, the energy market, banking sector, government sector, and many more, are primarily focused on these security and privacy issues. Blockchain is a new technology that has changed the scenario when it comes to addressing security concerns and resolving traditional safety issues. These industries have started developing applications based on the blockchain underlying platform to tap into this unlimited potential. Blockchain technologies have a great future, but there are still many challenges and issues to resolve for optimal design and utilization of the technology. Revolutionary Applications of Blockchain-Enabled Privacy and Access Control focuses on the recent challenges, design, and issues in the field of blockchain technologies-enabled privacy and advanced security practices in computing and communication. This book provides the latest research findings, solutions, and relevant theoretical frameworks in blockchain technologies, information security, and privacy in computing and communication. While highlighting the technology itself along with its applications and future outlook, this book is ideal for IT specialists, security analysts, cybersecurity professionals, researchers, academicians, students, scientists, and IT sector industry practitioners looking for research exposure and new ideas in the field of blockchain.
From transportation to healthcare, IoT has been heavily implemented into practically every professional industry, making these systems highly susceptible to security breaches. Because IoT connects not just devices but also people and other entities, every component of an IoT system remains vulnerable to attacks from hackers and other unauthorized units. This clearly portrays the importance of security and privacy in IoT, which should be strong enough to keep the entire platform and stakeholders secure and smooth enough to not disrupt the lucid flow of communication among IoT entities. Applied Approach to Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applied aspects of security in IoT-based systems by discussing core concepts and studying real-life scenarios. While highlighting topics including malware propagation, smart home vulnerabilities, and bio-sensor safety, this book is ideally designed for security analysts, software security engineers, researchers, computer engineers, data scientists, security professionals, practitioners, academicians, and students seeking current research on the various aspects of privacy and security within IoT.
Nowadays it is impossible to imagine a business without technology as most industries are becoming "smarter" and more tech-driven, ranging from small individual tech initiatives to complete business models with intertwined supply chains and "platform"-based business models. New ways of working, such as agile and DevOps, have been introduced, leading to new risks. These risks come in the form of new challenges for teams working together in a distributed manner, privacy concerns, human autonomy, and cybersecurity concerns. Technology is now integrated into the business discipline and is here to stay leading to the need for a thorough understanding of how to address these risks and all the potential problems that could arise. With the advent of organized crime, such as hacks and denial-of-service attacks, all kinds of malicious actors are infiltrating the digital society in new and unique ways. Systems with poor design, implementation, and configurations are easily taken advantage of. When it comes to integrating business and technology, there needs to be approaches for assuring security against risks that can threaten both businesses and their digital platforms. Strategic Approaches to Digital Platform Security Assurance offers comprehensive design science research approaches to extensively examine risks in digital platforms and offer pragmatic solutions to these concerns and challenges. This book addresses significant problems when transforming an organization embracing API-based platform models, the use of DevOps teams, and issues in technological architectures. Each section will examine the status quo for business technologies, the current challenges, and core success factors and approaches that have been used. This book is ideal for security analysts, software engineers, computer engineers, executives, managers, IT consultants, business professionals, researchers, academicians, and students who want to gain insight and deeper knowledge of security in digital platforms and gain insight into the most important success factors and approaches utilized by businesses.
Steganography is the art of secret writing. The purpose of steganography is to hide the presence of a message from the intruder by using state-of-the-art methods, algorithms, architectures, models, and methodologies in the domains of cloud, internet of things (IoT), and the Android platform. Though security controls in cloud computing, IoT, and Android platforms are not much different than security controls in an IT environment, they might still present different types of risks to an organization than the classic IT solutions. Therefore, a detailed discussion is needed in case there is a breach in security. It is important to review the security aspects of cloud, IoT, and Android platforms related to steganography to determine how this new technology is being utilized and improved continuously to protect information digitally. The benefits and challenges, along with the current and potential developments for the future, are important keystones in this critical area of security research. Multidisciplinary Approach to Modern Digital Steganography reviews the security aspects of cloud, IoT, and Android platforms related to steganography and addresses emerging security concerns, new algorithms, and case studies in the field. Furthermore, the book presents a new approach to secure data storage on cloud infrastructure and IoT along with including discussions on optimization models and security controls that could be implemented. Other important topics include data transmission, deep learning techniques, machine learning, and both image and text stenography. This book is essential for forensic engineers, forensic analysts, cybersecurity analysts, cyber forensic examiners, security engineers, cybersecurity network analysts, cyber network defense analysts, and digital forensic examiners along with practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students interested in the latest techniques and state-of-the-art methods in digital steganography.
Heavily dominated by the sector of information and communication technologies, economic organizations pursue digital transformation as a differentiating factor and source of competitive advantage. Understanding the challenges of digital transformation is critical to managers to ensure business sustainability. However, there are some problems, such as architecture, security, and reliability, among others, that bring with them the need for studies and investments in this area to avoid significant financial losses. Digital transformation encompasses and challenges many areas, such as business models, organizational structures, human privacy, management, and more, creating a need to investigate the challenges associated with it to create a roadmap for this new digital transformation era. The Handbook of Research on Digital Transformation and Challenges to Data Security and Privacy presents the main challenges of digital transformation and the threats it poses to information security and privacy, as well as models that can contribute to solving these challenges in economic organizations. While highlighting topics such as information systems, digital trends, and information governance, this book is ideally intended for managers, data analysts, cybersecurity professionals, IT specialists, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students working in fields that include digital transformation, information management, information security, information system reliability, business continuity, and data protection.
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
Society is now completely driven by data with many industries relying on data to conduct business or basic functions within the organization. With the efficiencies that big data bring to all institutions, data is continuously being collected and analyzed. However, data sets may be too complex for traditional data-processing, and therefore, different strategies must evolve to solve the issue. The field of big data works as a valuable tool for many different industries. The Research Anthology on Big Data Analytics, Architectures, and Applications is a complete reference source on big data analytics that offers the latest, innovative architectures and frameworks and explores a variety of applications within various industries. Offering an international perspective, the applications discussed within this anthology feature global representation. Covering topics such as advertising curricula, driven supply chain, and smart cities, this research anthology is ideal for data scientists, data analysts, computer engineers, software engineers, technologists, government officials, managers, CEOs, professors, graduate students, researchers, and academicians.
Safety and security are crucial to the operations of nuclear power plants, but cyber threats to these facilities are increasing significantly. Instrumentation and control systems, which play a vital role in the prevention of these incidents, have seen major design modifications with the implementation of digital technologies. Advanced computing systems are assisting in the protection and safety of nuclear power plants; however, significant research on these computational methods is deficient. Cyber Security and Safety of Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the digital developments of instrumentation and control systems for assuring the safety and security of nuclear power plants. While highlighting topics such as accident monitoring systems, classification measures, and UAV fleets, this publication explores individual cases of security breaches as well as future methods of practice. This book is ideally designed for engineers, industry specialists, researchers, policymakers, scientists, academicians, practitioners, and students involved in the development and operation of instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants, chemical and petrochemical industries, transport, and medical equipment.