Privacy in a Digital, Networked World

Technologies, Implications and Solutions

  • Sherali Zeadally
  • Mohamad Badra

Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Sherali Zeadally, Mohamad Badra
    Pages 1-7
  3. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, David Sánchez, Sara Hajian
    Pages 9-35
  4. Masood Mortazavi, Khaled Salah
    Pages 37-55
  5. Thivya Kandappu, Arik Friedman, Vijay Sivaraman, Roksana Boreli
    Pages 57-84
  6. Drew Williams, Ivor Addo, Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Farzana Rahman, Chandana Tamma, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed
    Pages 85-110
  7. Diego Suárez Touceda, José María Sierra Cámara, Jesús Téllez Isaac
    Pages 111-139
  8. Ragib Hasan, Shams Zawoad
    Pages 141-165
  9. Jetzabel M. Serna-Olvera, Roberto A. Morales Pacheco, Javier Parra-Arnau, David Rebollo-Monedero, Jordi Forné
    Pages 167-187
  10. Jasmine McNealy, Angelyn Flowers
    Pages 189-205
  11. Rinku Dewri, Ramakrishna Thurimella
    Pages 207-234
  12. Hisham Al-Assam, Torben Kuseler, Sabah Jassim, Sherali Zeadally
    Pages 235-262
  13. Traian Marius Truta, Michail Tsikerdekis, Sherali Zeadally
    Pages 263-289
  14. Suleyman Uludag, Sherali Zeadally, Mohamad Badra
    Pages 343-390
  15. Roba Abbas, Katina Michael, M. G. Michael
    Pages 391-414
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 415-418

About this book


This comprehensive textbook/reference presents a focused review of the state of the art in privacy research, encompassing such diverse topics as cloud computing, crowdsourcing platforms, vehicular ad-hoc networks, big data, mobile devices, location-based systems, smart grid technology, databases, social networks, healthcare, behavioral economics, and peer-to-peer networks. The first book of its kind designed specifically to cater to courses on privacy, this authoritative volume provides technical, legal, and ethical perspectives on privacy issues from a global selection of renowned experts.

Topics and features:

  • Examines privacy issues relating to databases, P2P networks, big data technologies, social networks, and digital information networks
  • Describes the challenges of addressing privacy concerns in various areas
  • Reviews topics of privacy in electronic health systems, smart grid technology, vehicular ad-hoc networks, mobile devices, location-based systems, and crowdsourcing platforms
  • Investigates approaches for protecting privacy in cloud applications
  • Discusses the regulation of personal information disclosure and the privacy of individuals
  • Presents the tools and the evidence to better understand consumers’ privacy behaviors

Offering invaluable support to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as instructors involved in

courses on privacy, security and networking, this important work will also be of great interest to researchers and engineers working in the area of privacy.

Dr. Sherali Zeadally is an Associate Professor in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. Dr. Mohamad Badra is an Assistant Professor in the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sherali Zeadally
    • 1
  • Mohamad Badra
    • 2
  1. 1.University of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Zayed UniversityDubaiUnited Arab Emirates

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08469-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08470-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1617-7975
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-8433
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