Includes 17 Titles

Privacy and Protection in the Digital Age

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Information technology plays a major role in every aspect of daily lives, whether it is socially or professionally; making the demand for privacy and protection of information crucial. This comprehensive book bundle of 17 scholarly titles covers topics on information communication, IT standards, IT privacy and policy, technology law, and much more. It provides innovative research for students in the field of information systems, as well as IT practitioners.
Release date: January 1, 2012
ISBN13: 9781466603417|EISBN13: 9781466603400

Description

With the demand of the digital age, there becomes a need for privacy and protection of the information used for daily activities.

The Privacy and Protection in the Digital Age book bundle provides research and technical standards crucial to the importance and impact of information technology. This vital set of 17 scholarly titles covers topics on information communication, IT standards, IT privacy and policy, technology law, and much more. These titles represent IGI Global’s distinct coverage of the importance of privacy and protection of information in the digital age.

Topics Covered

  • Information ethics
  • Information Security & Privacy
  • IT Policy & Standardization

Books Included in this Collection

Privacy, Intrusion Detection and Response: Technologies for Protecting Networks
Peyman Kabiri (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran). © 2012. 468 pages.
Though network security has almost always been about encryption and decryption, the field of network security is moving towards securing the network environment rather than just stored or transferred data. Privacy, Intrusion Detection and Response: Technologies for Protecting Networks explores the...
Information Technology for Intellectual Property Protection: Interdisciplinary Advancements
Hideyasu Sasaki (Ritsumeikan University, Japan). © 2012. 367 pages.
Information technology for intellectual property protection has become an increasingly important issue due to the expansion of ubiquitous network connectivity, which allows people to use digital content and programs that are susceptible to unauthorized electric duplication or copyright and patent...
Investigating Cyber Law and Cyber Ethics: Issues, Impacts and Practices
Alfreda Dudley (Towson University, USA), James Braman (Towson University, USA), Giovanni Vincenti (Towson University, USA). © 2012. 343 pages.
Ethical values in computing are essential for understanding and maintaining the relationship between computing professionals and researchers and the users of their applications and programs. While concerns about cyber ethics and cyber law are constantly changing as technology changes, the intersections...
Chaos Synchronization and Cryptography for Secure Communications: Applications for Encryption
Santo Banerjee (Politecnico di Torino, Italy). © 2011. 596 pages.
Over the past few decades, there has been numerous research studies conducted involving the synchronization of dynamical systems with several theoretical studies and laboratory experimentations demonstrating the pivotal role for this phenomenon in secure communications. Chaos Synchronization and...
Pervasive Information Security and Privacy Developments: Trends and Advancements
Hamid Nemati (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA). © 2011. 596 pages.
Privacy and security concerns are at the forefront of research and critical study in the prevalence of information technology. Pervasive Information Security and Privacy Developments: Trends and Advancements compiles research on topics such as technical, regulatory, organizational, managerial...
Frameworks for ICT Policy: Government, Social and Legal Issues
Esharenana E. Adomi (Delta State University, Nigeria). © 2011. 352 pages.
ICT policy framework is a set of principles and goals intended to govern the development, implementation, adoption, monitoring, evaluation and application of ICTs in organizations, institutions, societies or nations. It provides the rationale and philosophy to guide the planning and development and...
Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements
Esharenana E. Adomi (Delta State University, Nigeria). © 2011. 994 pages.
Information communication technologies (ICTs) are always evolving and have been contributing immensely to economic, political, social, scientific and educational development in every society where they are deployed. It is the existence and utilization of appropriate policy that would enable...
Security and Privacy Assurance in Advancing Technologies: New Developments
Hamid Nemati (The University of North Carolina – Greensboro, USA). © 2011. 494 pages.
Recent advances in computing and communication networks allow us to utilize information technology in ways previously unimaginable. In order for us to take full advantage of the possibilities offered by these new technologies, organizations, governmental agencies, and individuals must find ways to...
ICT Ethics and Security in the 21st Century: New Developments and Applications
Marian Quigley (Monash University, Australia). © 2011. 378 pages.
The rapid, global growth of technology necessitates a continued review of issues relating to privacy and security, as well as studies on the adoption of and access to new products, tools, and software. ICT Ethics and Security in the 21st Century: New Developments and Applications highlights ethical...
Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation
Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada). © 2010. 323 pages.
Recently, there has been a major push to rediscover the ethical dimension of technology across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation examines human processes and...
Information Communication Technology Law, Protection and Access Rights: Global Approaches and Issues
Irene Maria Portela (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal). © 2010. 592 pages.
Information communication technology (ICT) plays a pivotal role in today’s dynamic world. Subsequently, the relationship of law, ethics, politics and social policy on technology access, use and advancement is an important factor in the development of new or existing technologies. Information...
Handbook of Research on Technoethics
Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada), Rebecca Adell (University of Ottawa, Canada). © 2009. 1082 pages.
Over the last 30 years, an amassing body of work has focused on ethical dimensions of technology in a variety of contexts impacting society. The emerging field of technoethics is based on the premise that it is of vital importance to encourage dialogue aimed at determining the ethical use of...
Standardization and Digital Enclosure: The Privatization of Standards, Knowledge, and Policy in the Age of Global Information Technology
Timothy Schoechle (University of Colorado, USA). © 2009. 384 pages.
Recent trends have shown increasing privatization of standardization activities under various corporations, trade associations, and consortia, raising significant public policy issues about how the public interest may be represented. Standardization and Digital Enclosure: The Privatization of...
Techniques and Applications for Advanced Information Privacy and Security: Emerging Organizational, Ethical, and Human Issues
Hamid Nemati (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA). © 2009. 414 pages.
Advances in technology are causing new privacy concerns as an increasing number of citizens are engaging in online activities. Techniques and Applications for Advanced Information Privacy and Security: Emerging Organizational, Ethical, and Human Issues provides a thorough understanding of issues and...
Computer Security, Privacy and Politics: Current Issues, Challenges and Solutions
Ramesh Subramanian (Quinnipiac University, USA ). © 2008. 356 pages.
The intersection of politics, law, privacy, and security in the context of computer technology is both sensitive and complex. Computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spy-ware, computer exploits, poorly designed software, inadequate technology laws, politics and terrorism—all of these have a profound...
Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property
Lee Freeman (West Virginia University, USA), A. Graham Peace (West Virginia University, USA). © 2005. 276 pages.
Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property provides an up-to-date discussion of the main ethical issues that face today's information-intensive society, including the areas of intellectual property rights, privacy, accessibility and censorship. The explosive growth of information...
Intellectual Property Rights in a Networked World: Theory and Practice
Richard A. Spinello (Boston College, USA), Herman T. Tavani (Rivier College, USA). © 2005. 302 pages.
Intellectual Property Rights in a Networked World is a collection of recent essays offering fresh perspectives on the scope and future of intellectual property rights. The tripartite division of the book is designed to make this inter-disciplinary topic more accessible and intelligible to readers of...