Developments in Information Security and Cybernetic Wars

Developments in Information Security and Cybernetic Wars

Muhammad Sarfraz (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 351
ISBN13: 9781522583042|ISBN10: 1522583041|EISBN13: 9781522583059|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8304-2


As internet technologies continue to advance, new types and methods of data and security breaches threaten national security. These potential breaches allow for information theft and can provide footholds for terrorist and criminal organizations.

Developments in Information Security and Cybernetic Wars is an essential research publication that covers cyberwarfare and terrorism globally through a wide range of security-related areas. Featuring topics such as crisis management, information security, and governance, this book is geared toward practitioners, academicians, government officials, military professionals, and industry professionals.

Topics Covered

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

  • Censorship
  • Crisis Management
  • Crisis Response
  • Ethics
  • Governance
  • Hacktivism
  • Information Security
  • Internet
  • Law Enforcement
  • National Security
  • Privacy
  • Security
  • Security Technologies
  • Terrorism

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Muhammad Sarfraz is a professor in Kuwait University (Kuwait). He received his PhD from Brunel University (UK, 1990). He is Head of Research Committee in Information Science Department, Kuwait University. Professor Sarfraz has advised/supervised more than fifty students for their MSc and PhD theses. He is currently working on various projects related to academia and industry. His research interests, in general, are computer graphics, pattern recognition, computer vision, image processing, and soft computing. He has published more than 200 publications in the form of various books, book chapters, journal papers, and conference papers. Dr. Sarfraz is a member of various professional societies. He is a chair, co-chair, and member of the International Advisory Committees and Organizing Committees of various international conferences, symposiums, and workshops. He is the reviewer for many international journals, conferences, meetings, and workshops around the world. He is Editor/Guest Editor of various international conference proceedings, books, and journals. He has achieved various awards in education, research, and administrative services.