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Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications

Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
57 Jahrgänge | 2016 - 2021


Indexed by SCOPUS

The series Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications comprises interdisciplinary research covering the theory, foundations and domain-specific topics pertaining to security. Publications within the series are peer-reviewed monographs and edited works in the areas of:

- biological and chemical threat recognition and detection (e.g., biosensors, aerosols, forensics)
- crisis and disaster management
- terrorism
- cyber security and secure information systems (e.g., encryption, optical and photonic systems)
- traditional and non-traditional security
- energy, food and resource security
- economic security and securitization (including associated infrastructures)
- transnational crime
- human security and health security
- social, political and psychological aspects of security
- recognition and identification (e.g., optical imaging, biometrics, authentication and verification)
- smart surveillance systems
- applications of theoretical frameworks and methodologies (e.g., grounded theory, complexity, network sciences, modelling and simulation)

Together, the high-quality contributions to this series provide a cross-disciplinary overview of forefront research endeavours aiming to make the world a safer place.

The editors encourage prospective authors to correspond with them in advance of submitting a manuscript. Submission of manuscripts should be made to the Editor-in-Chief or one of the Editors.

Alle Bücher der Reihe Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications

2020 | Buch

Cyber Defence in the Age of AI, Smart Societies and Augmented Humanity

This publication highlights the fast-moving technological advancement and infiltration of Artificial Intelligence into society. Concepts of evolution of society through interconnectivity are explored, together with how the fusion of human and …

2020 | Buch

Global Challenges in Maritime Security

An Introduction

From pirates to smugglers, migrants to hackers, from stolen fish to smuggled drugs, the sea is becoming a place of increasing importance on the global agenda as criminals use it as a theatre to conduct their crimes unfettered. This volume sets out …

2020 | Buch

A Shift in the Security Paradigm

Global Challenges: Is Europe Ready to Meet Them?

This book discusses some of the strategic lines in front of the trends related to the new challenges of global security in this new century: some rather universal problems (migration, terrorism, cyberspace, conflict resolutions techniques in …

2020 | Buch

Combating Security Challenges in the Age of Big Data

Powered by State-of-the-Art Artificial Intelligence Techniques

This book addresses the key security challenges in the big data centric computing and network systems, and discusses how to tackle them using a mix of conventional and state-of-the-art techniques. The incentive for joining big data and advanced …

2020 | Buch

Securing Social Identity in Mobile Platforms

Technologies for Security, Privacy and Identity Management

The book presents novel research in the areas of social identity and security when using mobile platforms. The topics cover a broad range of applications related to securing social identity as well as the latest advances in the field, including …

2020 | Buch

Science Informed Policing

The current policing landscape has seen the rise in serious and organized crime across the globe. Criminals are innovating in real-time leveraging cyber, social media, enhanced surveillance to support their activities. In so doing, the criminal …

2020 | Buch

Cyber-Security in Critical Infrastructures

A Game-Theoretic Approach

This book presents a compendium of selected game- and decision-theoretic models to achieve and assess the security of critical infrastructures. Given contemporary reports on security incidents of various kinds, we can see a paradigm shift to …

2020 | Buch

Countering Violent Extremism by Winning Hearts and Minds

Since 9/11, the United States and its allies have been waging an endless War on Terror to counter violent extremism by “winning hearts and minds,” particularly in Afghanistan. However, violent extremism remains on the rise worldwide.

The effort and …

2020 | Buch

Policing in the Era of AI and Smart Societies

This book presents a compilation of collaborations between researchers and practitioners in the fields of policing and cyber criminology, IT law and security, providing a comprehensive overview of current and emerging challenges in law …

2020 | Buch

Social Media and the Armed Forces

Social media has fundamentally changed communication and interaction in today's society. Apart from being used by individuals, it is also omnipresent in public sector organisations such as the armed forces.

This book examines the opportunities and …

2019 | Buch

Counter-Terrorism Technologies

A Critical Assessment

This book critically discusses the role of technology for counter-terrorism in general, and for securing our vulnerable open societies in particular. It is set against the backdrop of the terrorist threat posed by the combined forces of Al Qaeda …

2019 | Buch

Safety Dynamics

Evaluating Risk in Complex Industrial Systems

This book describes a systematic approach to risk assessment for complex socio-technical systems like industrial processes, especially innovative ones. It provides an overview of applications of system dynamics theory and methodologies on …

2019 | Buch

Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience

Theories, Methods, Tools and Technologies

This book presents the latest trends in attacks and protection methods of Critical Infrastructures. It describes original research models and applied solutions for protecting major emerging threats in Critical Infrastructures and their underlying …

2019 | Buch

Resilience of Cyber-Physical Systems

From Risk Modelling to Threat Counteraction

This book addresses the latest approaches to holistic Cyber-Physical System (CPS) resilience in real-world industrial applications. Ensuring the resilience of CPSs requires cross-discipline analysis and involves many challenges and open issues …

2019 | Buch

Blockchain and Clinical Trial

Securing Patient Data

This book aims to highlight the gaps and the transparency issues in the clinical research and trials processes and how there is a lack of information flowing back to researchers and patients involved in those trials.

Lack of data transparency is …

2019 | Buch

Security and Privacy Trends in the Industrial Internet of Things

This book, written by leaders in the protection field of critical infrastructures, provides an extended overview of the technological and operative advantages together with the security problems and challenges of the new paradigm of the Internet …

2019 | Buch

Cybersecurity and Secure Information Systems

Challenges and Solutions in Smart Environments

This book provides a concise overview of the current state of the art in cybersecurity and shares novel and exciting ideas and techniques, along with specific cases demonstrating their practical application. It gathers contributions by both …

2019 | Buch

Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security

Cybercrime remains a growing challenge in terms of security and privacy practices. Working together, deep learning and cyber security experts have recently made significant advances in the fields of intrusion detection, malicious code analysis and …

2019 | Buch

Emerging Technologies for the Analysis of Forensic Traces

This book provides a line of communication between academia and end users/practitioners to advance forensic science and boost its contribution to criminal investigations and court cases. By covering the state of the art of promising technologies …

2018 | Buch

Asia-Pacific Security Challenges

Managing Black Swans and Persistent Threats

This edited book examines the contemporary regional security concerns in the Asia-Pacific recognizing the ‘Butterfly effect’, the concept that small causes can have large effects: ‘the flap of a butterfly’s wings can cause a typhoon halfway around …