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Handbook of Information Security

by Hossein Bidgoli
December 2005, Hardcover
US $1,190.00 Buy


This definitive 3-volume Handbook offers coverage of both established and cutting-edge theories and developments on information and computer security. Among industries expected to become increasingly dependent upon the information and computer security and active in understanding the many issues surrounding this important and fast growing field are: government agencies, military, education, libraries, health, medical, law enforcement, accounting firms, law firms, justice, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, communications, transportation, aerospace, energy, biotechnology and utilities.

Volume I: Key Concepts, Infrastructure, Standards and Protocols

Volume II: Information Warfare, Social, Legal, and International Issues and Security Foundations

Volume III: Threats, Vulnerabilities, Prevention, Detection and Management

About the Editor-in-Chief
HOSSEIN BIDGOLI, PHD, is Professor of Management Information Systems at California State University, Bakersfield. Dr. Bidgoli helped set up the first PC lab in the United States. He is the author of 43 textbooks, 28 manuals, and over five dozen technical articles and papers on various aspects of computer applications, e-commerce, and information systems security published and presented throughout the world. Dr. Bidgoli also serves as the editor-in-chief of the Internet Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia of Information Systems. Dr. Bidgoli was selected as the California State University Bakersfield’s 2001-2002 Professor of the Year.

Key Features
  • The Handbook provides researchers and managers with a solid coverage of the core technologies and applications in the information security field.
  • Articles in the Handbook have been rigorously peer-reviewed by more than 1,000 experts chosen from around the world.
  • Includes more than 200 articles from over 200 leading experts.
  • Each article follows a unique format including Title and Author, Glossary, Abstract, Introduction, Body, Conclusion, Cross-references, and Bibliography. This unique format assists the readers to pick and choose various sections of an article and also creates consistency throughout the entire series.