Multimedia Security Handbook

Borko Furht, Darko Kirovski

December 28, 2004 by CRC Press
Reference - 832 Pages - 320 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849327735 - CAT# 2773
Series: Internet and Communications

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  • Addresses multiple issues related to the protection of digital media, including audio, image, and video content
  • Analyzes techniques such as selective video encryption for real-time requirements, chaos-based encryption, key management, and streaming media protection
  • Illustrates lossless data hiding, scalable image and video authentication, and signature-based media authentication
  • Explores digital rights management for consumer devices
  • Reviews the applications, parameters, and requirements of the digital watermarking framework
  • Examines the vulnerabilities of protection schemes
  • Summary

    Intellectual property owners who exploit new ways of reproducing, distributing, and marketing their creations digitally must also protect them from piracy. Multimedia Security Handbook addresses multiple issues related to the protection of digital media, including audio, image, and video content. This volume examines leading-edge multimedia security concepts including protection architectures, encryption, watermarking, fingerprinting, authentication, and various applications.

    Comprinsing 26 chapters, the Handbook begins by introducing security fundamentals and discussing the vulnerabilities of individual protection schemes. Part II focuses on multimedia encryption, detailing audio, image, and video encryption techniques. Part III examines watermarking techniques, reviewing current and future trends and discussing multidimensional, fragile, and robust watermarks. Part IV covers multimedia data hiding, fingerprinting, and authentication. The text concludes with chapters describing applications of multimedia protection schemes, presenting topics such as application taxonomy, digital rights management, and techniques for adult image filtering.

    The Handbook offers comprehensive reference material on advanced topics in the field. It delivers invaluable insight for researchers, practitioners, and engineers involved in designing and developing systems that protect digital multimedia content.