Handbook of Research on Digital Crime, Cyberspace Security, and Information Assurance

Handbook of Research on Digital Crime, Cyberspace Security, and Information Assurance

Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal) and Irene Maria Portela (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 602
ISBN13: 9781466663244|ISBN10: 1466663243|EISBN13: 9781466663251|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6324-4

Description

In our hyper-connected digital world, cybercrime prevails as a major threat to online security and safety. New developments in digital forensics tools and an understanding of current criminal activities can greatly assist in minimizing attacks on individuals, organizations, and society as a whole.

The Handbook of Research on Digital Crime, Cyberspace Security, and Information Assurance combines the most recent developments in data protection and information communication technology (ICT) law with research surrounding current criminal behaviors in the digital sphere. Bridging research and practical application, this comprehensive reference source is ideally designed for use by investigators, computer forensics practitioners, and experts in ICT law, as well as academicians in the fields of information security and criminal science.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Privacy
  • ICT Law
  • Information Leakage
  • Internet Security
  • Organizational Privacy
  • Security Regulation
  • Surveillance Techniques
  • Virtual Risks

Reviews and Testimonials

Contributors from computer and information sciences, of course, but also from fields such as psychology and law, review the current approaches, developments, practical examples, and case studies in cyber-crime and in its counterpart, personal and global privacy. Among their topics are listening to children's experiences of online violence, privacy compliance requirements in workflow environments, the automatic detection of cyberbullying to make the internet a safer environment, the role of automated affective content screening in regulating digital media and reducing risk of trauma, and analyzing cybercrime with spatial econometrics in European Union countries.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl. Eng. in the field of Systems and Informatics Engineering, an M.Sci. in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Dr.Sci in the field of Production Systems Engineering. She teaches subjects related to Information Systems, Information Technologies and Organizational Models to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She supervises several PhD projects in the domain of Virtual Enterprises and Information Systems and Technologies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates in international scientific conferences. She serves as a member of Editorial Boards and as an Associate Editor for several International Journals and for several Scientific Committees of International Conferences. She has authored and edited several books and her work appears in more than 100 papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is the co-founder and co-chair of several international conferences: CENTERIS – Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems, ViNOrg - International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations: Emergent Technologies and Tools and SeGAH – IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health.
Irene Maria Portela is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Management at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She graduated in Law, has a Master in Public Administration and holds a PhD in Law, in the field of Anti-Terrorism Law from University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). She teaches subjects related with Constitutional Law to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates in international scientific conferences. Her work appears in several papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.

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