Combating Security Breaches and Criminal Activity in the Digital Sphere

Combating Security Breaches and Criminal Activity in the Digital Sphere

S. Geetha (VIT University, Chennai, India) and Asnath Victy Phamila (VIT University, Chennai, India)
Release Date: June, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 309
ISBN13: 9781522501930|ISBN10: 1522501932|EISBN13: 9781522501947|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0193-0


With the rapid advancement in technology, a myriad of new threats have emerged in online environments. The broad spectrum of these digital risks requires new and innovative methods for protection against cybercrimes.

Combating Security Breaches and Criminal Activity in the Digital Sphere is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on current trends in cyber forensic investigations, focusing on advanced techniques for protecting information security and preventing potential exploitation for online users. Featuring law enforcement perspectives, theoretical foundations, and forensic methods, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, analysts, researchers, technology developers, and upper-level students.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cloud Forensics
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Cyber Culture
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Digital Ethics
  • Digital Evidence
  • Network Forensics

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

S. Geetha received the B.E. from the Madurai Kamaraj University, M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, in 2000, 2004 and 2011 respectively. She has 14+ years of teaching experience. Currently, she is a professor at School of Computing Science and Engineering at VIT-University, Chennai Campus. She has published more than 50 papers in reputed IEEE International Conferences and refereed Journals. She joins the review committee for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security and IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Springer Multimedia Tools and Security, Elsevier – Information Sciences. She was an editor for the Indian Conference proceedings of ICCIIS 2007 and RISES-2013. Her research interests include multimedia security, intrusion detection systems, machine learning paradigms and information forensics. She is a recipient of University Rank and Academic Topper Award in B.E. and M.E. in 2000 and 2004 respectively. She is also a pride recipient of the “Best Academic Researcher Award 2013” of ASDF Global Awards.
Asnath Victy Phamila Y. holds M.E and Ph.D degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, India. Her research area includes Image Processing, Wireless Sensor Networks and Network Security. She has around 11 years of academic and 4 years of industry experience. She has around 20 research papers to her credit. She also serves as reviewer in reputed journals.