Impact of Digital Transformation on Security Policies and Standards

Impact of Digital Transformation on Security Policies and Standards

Sam Goundar (The University of the South Pacific, Fiji), Bharath Bhushan (Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, India) and Vaishali Ravindra Thakare (Atria Institute of Technology, India)
Release Date: December, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 215
ISBN13: 9781799823674|ISBN10: 1799823679|EISBN13: 9781799823698|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2367-4


Digital transformation is a revolutionary technology that will play a vital role in major industries, including global governments. These administrations are taking the initiative to incorporate digital programs with their objective being to provide digital infrastructure as a basic utility for every citizen, provide on demand services with superior governance, and empower their citizens digitally. However, security and privacy are major barriers in adopting these mechanisms, as organizations and individuals are concerned about their private and financial data.

Impact of Digital Transformation on Security Policies and Standards is an essential research book that examines the policies, standards, and mechanisms for security in all types of digital applications and focuses on blockchain and its imminent impact on financial services in supporting smart government, along with bitcoin and the future of digital payments. Highlighting topics such as cryptography, privacy management, and e-government, this book is ideal for security analysts, data scientists, academicians, policymakers, security professionals, IT professionals, government officials, finance professionals, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

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

  • Authentication
  • Blockchain
  • Business Models
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Security
  • Database Issues
  • E-Government
  • Encryption
  • Ethics
  • Information Security
  • Privacy Management
  • Security Policies

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Sam Goundar is an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies (IJFC) – Inderscience Publishers, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Fog Computing (IJFC) – IGI Publishers, Section Editor of the Journal of Education and Information Technologies (EAIT) – Springer and Editor-in-Chief (Emeritus) of the International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC) – IGI Publishers. He is also on the Editorial Review Board of more than 20 high impact factor journals.As a researcher, apart from Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies, Fog Computing, Mobile Cloud Computing and Cloud Computing, Dr. Sam Goundar also researches in Educational Technology, MOOCs, Artificial Intelligence, ICT in Climate Change, ICT Devices in the Classroom, Using Mobile Devices in Education, e-Government, and Disaster Management. He has published on all these topics. He was a Research Fellow with the United Nations University.He is a Senior Lecturer in IS at The University of the South Pacific, Adjunct Lecturer in IS at Victoria University of Wellington and an Affiliate Professor of Information Technology at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru.