Identity Theft: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Identity Theft: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Security & Forensics for 2019.

Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 442
ISBN13: 9781522508083|ISBN10: 1522508082|EISBN13: 9781522508090|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0808-3


The preservation of private data is a main concern of governments, organizations, and individuals alike. For individuals, a breach in personal information can mean dire consequences for an individual’s finances, medical information, and personal property.

Identity Theft: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice highlights emerging perspectives and critical insights into the preservation of personal data and the complications that can arise when one’s identity is compromised. This critical volume features key research on methods and technologies for protection, the problems associated with identity theft, and outlooks for the future. This publication is an essential resource for information security professionals, researchers, and graduate-level students in the fields of criminal science, business, and computer science.

Topics Covered

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

  • Identity Credentials
  • Identity Fraud
  • Identity Protection
  • Identity Verification
  • Secure Identity Systems
  • Theft Prevention

Reviews and Testimonials

The reference reviews current research into identity theft from the perspectives of fundamental concepts and design methodologies; technologies and applications; and social implications, critical issues, and emerging trends. Among the topics are an overview of the US criminal justice system and safety tips for international students, national security policy and strategy and cyber security risks, the role of radio frequency identification in modern libraries, a wrapper-based classification approach for personal identification through keystroke dynamics using soft computing technologies, and the privacy danger of wearables and the Internet of Things.

– Protoview Reviews

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.