Title

Information security and privacy – challenges and outlook

Author Identifier

Paul Haskell-Dowland

ORCID : 0000-0003-1365-0929

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Title

Advancing research in information and communication technology

Volume

600

First Page

383

Last Page

401

Publisher

Springer

School

School of Science / Electron Science Research Institute

RAS ID

36336

Comments

Furnell, S., Haskell-Dowland, P., Agrawal, M., Baskerville, R., Basu, A., Bishop, M., . . . Livraga, G. (2021). Information security and privacy – challenges and outlook. In M. Goedicke, E. Neuhold & K. Rannenberg (Eds.), Advancing research in information and communication technology (pp. 383-401). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81701-5_16

Abstract

The ongoing demand for new and faster technologies continues to leave consumers and business users to face the constant challenge of updating systems and software. This unrelenting pace of technological evolution has not always been matched with a commensurate focus on security and privacy matters. In particular, the obligatory move to embrace cloud and IoT - that frequently result in the collection and analysis of large data lakes has raised challenges for sovereign data protection and privacy legislation where data at rest can change overnight with mergers and acquisitions of service providers. This chapter examines the role of IFIP Technical Committee 11 (and its 14 underlying Working Groups) in this ever-changing and evolving domain. The discussion provides an outline of key issues in information security when viewed from technical, organisational and human perspectives, which collectively represent the breadth of areas within which TC-11 and its Working Groups are seeking to make contributions. The chapter as a whole gives a clear sense of the challenges involved in achieving and maintaining security and privacy, alongside insights into the ways that they are being tackled within IFIP activities.

DOI

10.1007/978-3-030-81701-5_16

Access Rights

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Research Themes

Securing Digital Futures

Priority Areas

Digital citizenship and human behaviour

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