Privacy Solutions and Security Frameworks in Information Protection

Privacy Solutions and Security Frameworks in Information Protection

Hamid Nemati (The University of North Carolina – Greensboro, USA)
Release Date: September, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 306
ISBN13: 9781466620506|ISBN10: 1466620501|EISBN13: 9781466620513|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2050-6


While information technology continues to play a vital role in every aspect of our lives, there is a greater need for the security and protection of this information. Ensuring the trustworthiness and integrity is important in order for data to be used appropriately.

Privacy Solutions and Security Frameworks in Information Protection explores the areas of concern in guaranteeing the security and privacy of data and related technologies. This reference source includes a range of topics in information security and privacy provided for a diverse readership ranging from academic and professional researchers to industry practitioners.

Topics Covered

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

  • Agents and mobile communication systems
  • Businesses models and systems with security and privacy requirements and management
  • Case studies in security and privacy
  • Civil rights and liberties
  • Computer worms and viruses
  • Consumer and business practices and trends
  • Cryptographic techniques and protocols
  • Database issues in privacy protection
  • Distributed marketplaces, auctions, and gaming
  • Distributed, forward, and proactive policies and procedures
  • E-services, e-voting, and e-government
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Electronic commerce, banking, and payment protocols

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Hamid Nemati is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the Information Systems and Operations Management Department of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He holds a doctorate from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Massachusetts. Before coming to UNCG, he was on the faculty of J. Mack Robinson College of Business Administration at Georgia State University. He also has extensive professional experience as a consultant with a number of major corporations. Dr. Nemati is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Information Security and Privacy and the Advances in Information Security and Privacy (AISP) Book Series. His research specialization is in the areas of decision support systems, data warehousing and mining, and information security and privacy. His research articles have appeared in a number of premier journals. He has presented numerous research and scholarly papers nationally and internationally.