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Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications

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

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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.

All books of the series Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications

2021 | Book

International Security Management

New Solutions to Complexity

This book offers a new look at international security management combining practical applications and theoretical foundations for new solutions to today’s complex security and safety challenges. The book’s focus on safety as a positive experience …

2021 | Book

Border Management in Transformation

Transnational Threats and Security Policies of European States

This book looks into the processes of change and renewal of border control and border security and management during the past 30 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, and the immense challenges in nation-building in South-Eastern Europe after …

2021 | Book

Digital Forensic Investigation of Internet of Things (IoT) Devices

This book provides a valuable reference for digital forensics practitioners and cyber security experts operating in various fields of law enforcement, incident response and commerce. It is also aimed at researchers seeking to obtain a more …

2021 | Book

Energy and Environmental Security in Developing Countries

This book presents a comprehensive account of the energy and environmental security perspectives of the developing countries. To address the subject comprehensively, it covers four geographically diverse clusters of developing countries from …

2021 | Book

Security in the Global Commons and Beyond

This book deals with two areas: Global Commons and Security: inextricably melted together and more relevant than ever in a world which is ever globalized and… with an incognita looming on the horizon: the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic upon …

2021 | Book

Quantum Technologies and Military Strategy

This book is about the strategic relevance of quantum technologies. It debates the military-specific aspects of this technology. Various chapters of this book cohere around two specific themes. The first theme discusses the global pattern of …

2021 | Book

Tripping Points on the Roads to Outwit Terror

This book assesses potential developments of terrorism and ways to prevent it—the growing threats as new technologies become available — and how the same new technologies may help trap those with potential mal-intent. The drumbeat of terror …

2021 | Book

Data-Driven Mining, Learning and Analytics for Secured Smart Cities

Trends and Advances


This book provides information on data-driven infrastructure design, analytical approaches, and technological solutions with case studies for smart cities. This book aims to attract works on multidisciplinary research spanning across the computer …

2021 | Book

Leaders for Tomorrow: Challenges for Military Leadership in the Age of Asymmetric Warfare

Since the end of bipolarism, the concept of asymmetric warfare, and of asymmetric conflict in general, has been increasingly applied with regard to armed forces activities and tasks. This book presents the findings of comparative empirical …

2021 | Book

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Freedom Protection in the Connected World

Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability, London, January 2021

This book provides an opportunity for investigators, government officials, systems scientists, strategists, assurance researchers, owners, operators and maintainers of large, complex and advanced systems and infrastructures to update their …

2021 | Book

Applied Biosecurity: Global Health, Biodefense, and Developing Technologies

This book describes an adaptable biothreat assessment process to complement overall biorisk management programs, incorporating threat management and the unique natures of biological assets. Further, this book examines the nexus between public …

2021 | Book

Sensemaking for Security

This book presents sensemaking strategies to support security planning and design. Threats to security are becoming complex and multifaceted and increasingly challenging traditional notions of security. The security landscape is characterized as …

2021 | Book

Water Safety, Security and Sustainability

Threat Detection and Mitigation

This book focuses on threats, especially contaminants, to drinking water and the supply system, especially in municipalities but also in industrial and even residential settings. The safety, security, and suitability landscape can be described as …

2021 | Book

Proliferation of Weapons- and Dual-Use Technologies

Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic Approaches

This book explores and analyzes the rapid pace of technological evolution in diplomatic, information, military, and economic sectors, which has contributed to a dynamic international policy environment. Global political stability is greatly …

2021 | Book

Information Security Technologies for Controlling Pandemics

The year 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic marked a huge change globally, both in working and home environments. They posed major challenges for organisations around the world, which were forced to use technological tools to help employees work …

2020 | Book

Security and Defence in Europe

This book argues that security and defense have never been true priorities in the European Union, and have constantly been marginalized by the elites since the Soviet Union collapsed and the Warsaw Pact disintegrated. Despite the official …


2020 | Book

Disruptive and Game Changing Technologies in Modern Warfare

Development, Use, and Proliferation

This book explores and analyzes emerging innovations within today’s most cutting-edge science and technology (S&T) areas, which are cited as carrying the potential to revolutionize governmental structures, economies, and international security.

2020 | Book

Global Health Security

Recognizing Vulnerabilities, Creating Opportunities

With our highly connected and interdependent world, the growing threat of infectious diseases and public health crisis has shed light on the requirement for global efforts to manage and combat highly pathogenic infectious diseases and other public …

2020 | Book

South Africa's Post-Apartheid Military

Lost in Transition and Transformation

This timely book examines how the South African National Defence Force has adapted to the country’s new security, political and social environment since 1994. In South Africa’s changed political state, how has civilian control of the military been …

2020 | Book

Deterrence

Concepts and Approaches for Current and Emerging Threats

Through the examination of different themes and subjects the book provides an in depth analysis of the concept of deterrence and its utility in dealing effectively with current threats. Although the concept of deterrence precedes the Cold War, in …