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Cybersecurity and Secure Information Systems

Challenges and Solutions in Smart Environments

  • Aboul Ella Hassanien
  • Mohamed Elhoseny
  • Provides numerous specific use-cases throughout, showing practical applications of the presented concepts

  • Collects contributions from leading experts around the globe with the latest insights on emerging topics

  • Includes reviews, surveys, and research chapters covering all aspects of cybersecurity and secure information systems


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Alka Verma, Abhirup Khanna, Amit Agrawal, Ashraf Darwish, Aboul Ella Hassanien
    Pages 1-15
  3. M. Durairaj, K. Muthuramalingam
    Pages 17-29
  4. K. Shankar, Mohamed Elhoseny, Eswaran Perumal, M. Ilayaraja, K. Sathesh Kumar
    Pages 31-42
  5. N. B. Harikrishnan, R. Vinayakumar, K. P. Soman, Prabaharan Poornachandran
    Pages 43-65
  6. R. Vinayakumar, K. P. Soman, Prabaharan Poornachandran, S. Akarsh, Mohamed Elhoseny
    Pages 87-124
  7. R. Vinayakumar, K. P. Soman, Prabaharan Poornachandran, S. Akarsh
    Pages 125-160
  8. R. Vinayakumar, K. P. Soman, Prabaharan Poornachandran, S. Akarsh, Mohamed Elhoseny
    Pages 161-192
  9. P. Manickam, K. Shankar, Eswaran Perumal, M. Ilayaraja, K. Sathesh Kumar
    Pages 193-204
  10. Muzafer Saračević, Aybeyan Selimi, Šemsudin Plojović
    Pages 205-226
  11. A. Bhuvaneshwaran, P. Manickam, M. Ilayaraja, K. Sathesh Kumar, K. Shankar
    Pages 227-240
  12. C. DeCusatis, R. Cannistra, A. Labouseur, M. Johnson
    Pages 287-310
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 311-314

About this book


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 academic and industrial researchers, covering all aspects of cybersecurity and addressing issues in secure information systems as well as other emerging areas. 

The content comprises high-quality research articles and reviews that promote a multidisciplinary approach and reflect the latest advances, challenges, requirements and methodologies. Thus, the book investigates e.g. security vulnerabilities, cybercrime, and privacy issues related to big data analysis, as well as advances in digital forensics, secure smart city services, and risk mitigation strategies for devices employing cyber-physical systems. 

Given its scope, the book offers a valuable resource for students, researchers, IT professionals and providers, citizens, consumers and policymakers involved or interested in the modern security procedures needed to protect our information and communication resources. Its goal is to foster a community committed to further research and education, and one that can also translate its findings into concrete practices.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Aboul Ella Hassanien
    • 1
  • Mohamed Elhoseny
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Computers and InformationCairo UniversityGizaEgypt
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer and Information SciencesMansoura UniversityMansouraEgypt

About the editors

Aboul Ella Hassanien (Abo) is a Professor at Cairo University, Faculty of Computers and Information, IT Department and the chair of the technology center of blind and visual impaired people. Abo received his B.Sc. with honours in 1986 and M.Sc degree in 1993, both from Ain Shams University, Faculty of Science, Pure Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Cairo, Egypt. On September 1998, he received his doctoral degree from the Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Science & Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He has authored/coauthored over 160 research publications in peer-reviewed reputed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. He has served as the program committee member of various international conferences and reviewer for various international journals. He has received the excellence younger researcher award from Kuwait University for the academic year 2003/2004. He has guest edited many special issues for international scientific journals. He has directed many funded research projects. He is the editor and co-editor for more than 20 books in the area of rough computing, computational intelligence, social networks, bioinformatics, and E-commerce. His research interests include, rough set theory, wavelet theory, computational intelligences, medical image analysis, information security, intelligent environment and multimedia processing.

Dr. Mohamed Elhoseny received the PhD degree in Computer and Information from Mansoura University, Egypt (in a scientific research channel with Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, USA). Dr. Elhoseny is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Computers and Information, Mansoura University. Collectively, Dr. Elhoseny authored/co-authored over 70 International Journal articles, Conference Proceedings, Book Chapters, and 3 Springer books. Dr. Elhoseny serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Big Data and Cloud Innovation Journal and Frontiers of Supercomputing. Besides, he is an Associate Editor of several journals such as IEEE Access, and PLOS One journal. Dr. Elhoseny guest-edited several special issues at many journals published by IEEE, Hindawi, Springer, Inderscience, and MDPI. Moreover, he served as the co-chair, the publication chair, the program chair, and a track chair for several international conferences published by IEEE and Springer.

Dr. Elhoseny is a TPC Member or Reviewer in 30+ International Conferences and Workshops. Furthermore, he has been reviewing papers for 20+ International Journals including IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Sensors Letters, IEEE Communication Letters, Elsevier Computer Communications, Computer Networks, Sustainable Cities and Society, Wireless Personal Communications, and Expert Systems with Applications.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cybersecurity and Secure Information Systems
  • Book Subtitle Challenges and Solutions in Smart Environments
  • Editors Aboul Ella Hassanien
    Mohamed Elhoseny
  • Series Title Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
  • Series Abbreviated Title Adv. Sciences, Technologies
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-16836-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-16839-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-16837-7
  • Series ISSN 1613-5113
  • Series E-ISSN 2363-9466
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 314
  • Number of Illustrations 33 b/w illustrations, 95 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Systems and Data Security
    Security Science and Technology
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