Akashdeep Bhardwaj

Akashdeep Bhardwaj is working as Professor (Cyber Security & Digital Forensics) and Head of Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India. An eminent IT Industry expert with over 28 years of experience in areas such as Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics and IT Operations, Dr. Akashdeep mentors graduate, masters and doctoral students and leads several projects. Dr. Akashdeep is a Post-Doctoral from Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA), and holds an Engineering Degree in Computer Science. Dr. Akashdeep has published over 120 research works (including copyrights, patent, papers, authored & edited books) in international journals. Dr. Akashdeep worked as Technology Leader for several multinational organizations during his time in the IT industry. Dr. Akashdeep is certified in multiple technologies including Compliance Audits, Cybersecurity, and industry certifications in Microsoft, Cisco, and VMware technologies.

Publications

Navigating the Metaverse: Forecasting Cybercrime in the New Age of Virtual Reality
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2024. 33 pages.
The rise of the metaverse—a virtual world where individuals can interact with each other and digital objects in a fully immersive environment—has led to new challenges in the...
Guardians of Trust: Safeguarding the Sanctity of Healthcare Data
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2024. 19 pages.
This chapter delves into the multifaceted dimensions of protecting sensitive patient information from a cybersecurity perspective. Through a comprehensive examination of the...
Holistic IoT Framework for Timely Detection of Cardiovascular Diseases
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2024. 18 pages.
The chapter delves into the innovative intersection of internet of things healthcare to address the pressing global challenge of cardiovascular diseases. This emerges as a...
Perspectives on Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
Keshav Kaushik, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2023. 445 pages.
Cybersecurity has emerged to address the need for connectivity and seamless integration with other devices and vulnerability assessment to find loopholes. However, there are...
Sophisticated-Sinister-Stealth Attacks
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2023. 14 pages.
APTs typically involve a series of carefully planned and coordinated steps, including reconnaissance, initial compromise, establishment of a foothold, and lateral movement to...
Health Insurance Claim Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks
Sam Goundar, Suneet Prakash, Pranil Sadal, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2022. 20 pages.
A number of numerical practices exist that actuaries use to predict annual medical claim expense in an insurance company. This amount needs to be included in the yearly financial...
Predictive Analytics-Based Cybersecurity Framework for Cloud Infrastructure
Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Keshav Kaushik. © 2022. 20 pages.
The most valuable asset for any organization and individual is data and the information it holds. This is the main reason for Information Security to be the top concern in...
Use of Artificial Neural Network for Forecasting Health Insurance Entitlements
Sam Goundar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Suneet Sonal Prakash, Pranil Sadal. © 2022. 18 pages.
A number of numerical practices exist that actuaries use to predict annual medical claims expense in an insurance company. This amount needs to be included in the yearly...
Determinants of Mobile Cloud Computing Adoption by Financial Services Firms
Milind Sathye, Sam Goundar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2022. 17 pages.
Prior studies have found that mobile cloud computing could bring substantial cost savings to firms, ultimately resulting in reduced transaction cost to customers. Despite this...
Internet of Things and Its Significance on Smart Homes/Cities
Sam Goundar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Deepika Bandhana, Melvin Avineshwar Prasad, Krishaal Kavish Chand. © 2022. 13 pages.
Smart homes and cities is one of the crucial topics for an individual of any age that requires almost zero computer literacy in order to benefit the leisure and luxury offered by...
Industrial Internet of Things: Benefit, Applications, and Challenges
Sam Goundar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Safiya Shameeza Nur, Shonal S. Kumar, Rajneet Harish. © 2021. 16 pages.
This chapter focused on the importance and influence of industrial internet of things (IIoT) and the way industries operate around the world and the value added for society by...
Property Valuation Using Linear Regression and Random Forest Algorithm
Sam Goundar, Kunal Maharaj, Anirudh Kumar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2021. 16 pages.
The economic boom over the recent past and the quest to further develop has made several nation states the business hubs in their regions. Along with the investments, there has...
Big Data and Big Data Analytics: A Review of Tools and its Application
Sam Goundar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Shavindar Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gururaj H. L.. © 2021. 19 pages.
Big data is emerging, and the latest developments in technology have spawned enormous amounts of data. The traditional databases lack the capabilities to handle this diverse data...
Big Data Analytics in Healthcare: A Developing Country Survey
Sam Goundar, Karpagam Masilamani, Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Chandramohan Dhasarathan. © 2021. 14 pages.
This chapter provides better understanding and use-cases of big data in healthcare. The healthcare industry generates lot of data every day, and without proper analytical tools...
Unique Taxonomy for Evaluating Fog Computing Services
Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Sam Goundar. © 2021. 13 pages.
Cloud computing has slowly but surely become the foremost service provider for information technology applications and platform delivery. However, Cloud issues continue to exist...
Unique Fog Computing Taxonomy for Evaluating Cloud Services
Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Sam Goundar. © 2021. 14 pages.
Fog computing has the potential to resolve cloud computing issues by extending the cloud service provider's reach to the edge of the cloud network model, right up to the...
Novel Taxonomy to Select Fog Products and Challenges Faced in Fog Environments
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2021. 14 pages.
This article describes how the rise of fog computing to improve cloud computing performance and the acceptance of smart devices is slowly but surely changing our future and...
Digital Transformation of Diplomacy: The Way Forward for Small Island States
Sam Goundar, Bettylyn Chandra, Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Fatemeh Saber, Subhash Appana. © 2020. 14 pages.
This chapter seeks to examine the digital transformation (digitalisation) of diplomacy and how such digital transformations can be used to positively influence and improve a...
Analysing Ethical Issues of a Patient Information Systems Using the PAPA Model
Sam Goundar, Alvish Pillai, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2020. 31 pages.
Healthcare is a vital portion of today's medical environment, and it is necessary for medical providers to do their work in an efficient and effective manner. Everyday...
Network Security Evaluation and Threat Assessments in Enterprise Systems
Sam Goundar, Abraham Colin Chongkit, Shalvendra Kumar, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2020. 24 pages.
Companies have realized the need to have the competitive edge over their rivals. Enterprise systems provide this competitive edge. But with implementing enterprise system...
Health Insurance Claim Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks
Sam Goundar, Suneet Prakash, Pranil Sadal, Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2020. 18 pages.
A number of numerical practices exist that actuaries use to predict annual medical claim expense in an insurance company. This amount needs to be included in the yearly financial...
Unique Fog Computing Taxonomy for Evaluating Cloud Services
Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Sam Goundar. © 2019. 18 pages.
Fog computing has the potential to resolve cloud computing issues by extending the cloud service provider's reach to the edge of the cloud network model, right up to the...
Solutions for Securing End User Data over the Cloud Deployed Applications
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2019. 17 pages.
With more and more organizations working on the cloud over unsecure internet, sharing files and emails and saving them on cloud storage imperative. Securing the end user...
Novel Taxonomy to Select Fog Products and Challenges Faced in Fog Environments
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2018. 15 pages.
This article describes how the rise of fog computing to improve cloud computing performance and the acceptance of smart devices is slowly but surely changing our future and...
Unique Taxonomy for Evaluating Fog Computing Services
Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Sam Goundar. © 2018. 13 pages.
Cloud computing has slowly but surely become the foremost service provider for information technology applications and platform delivery. However, Cloud issues continue to exist...
Solutions for Securing End User Data over the Cloud Deployed Applications
Akashdeep Bhardwaj. © 2017. 21 pages.
With more and more organizations working on the cloud over unsecure internet, sharing files and emails and saving them on cloud storage imperative. Securing the end user...
Designing a Framework for Cloud Service Agreement for Cloud Environments
Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Sam Goundar. © 2016. 14 pages.
Cloud Computing has emerged as the prime IT computing model for an on-demand access using a pool of shared resources with least IT support. Cloud computing is starting to replace...