Handbook of Research on Cyber Crime and Information Privacy

Handbook of Research on Cyber Crime and Information Privacy

Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal) and Nuno Ricardo Mateus-Coelho (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal)
Projected Release Date: August, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 400
ISBN13: 9781799857280|ISBN10: 179985728X|EISBN13: 9781799857297|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5728-0

Description

In recent years, industries have transitioned into the digital realm, as companies and organizations are adopting certain forms of technology to assist in information storage and efficient methods of production. This dependence has significantly increased the risk of cyber crime and breaches in data security. Fortunately, research in the area of cyber security and information protection is flourishing; however, it is the responsibility of industry professionals to keep pace with the current trends within this field.

The Handbook of Research on Cyber Crime and Information Privacy is a collection of innovative research on the modern methods of crime and misconduct within cyber space. It presents novel solutions to securing and preserving digital information through practical examples and case studies. While highlighting topics including virus detection, surveillance technology, and social networks, this book is ideally designed for cybersecurity professionals, researchers, developers, practitioners, programmers, computer scientists, academicians, security analysts, educators, and students seeking up-to-date research on advanced approaches and developments in cyber security and information protection.

Topics Covered

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

  • Exploitation
  • Hacking
  • Information Protection
  • Malware
  • Organizational Privacy
  • Phishing
  • Social Networks
  • Spyware
  • Surveillance Technology
  • Virus Detection

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha is currently an Associate Professor with habilitation in the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl. Eng. (5 years) in the field of Systems and Informatics Engineering, an M.Sci. in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Dr.Sci in of Production Systems Engineering. She teaches subjects related with Information Systems, Information Technologies and Organizational Models to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She has authored and edited 25 books and her work appears in more than 150 papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is founder and conference chair of the "CENTERIS – Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems", "ViNOrg – Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations Emergent Technologies and Tools" and "SeGAH – Serious Games and Applications for Health". She is the editor-in-chief of the "International Journal of Web Portals" and of "Information and Communication Technologies for the Advanced Enterprise: an international journal".
B.Eng. in Information Systems Engineering, M.Eng. in Informatics Engineering by ISEP and researcher at the DSc in Informatics by UTAD. Associate Professor at Instituto Politécnico de Gestão e Tecnologia; Associate Professor at Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave; Expert Accredited by the European Commission on R