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Recent Advances in Information Technology

Waldemar Wójcik, Jan Sikora
October 16, 2017

Information Technology is applicable in all areas of life. As a result, computer science is essential to imagine the modern world. Recent advances in information technology represents only a small part of today’s computing applications which were the subject of international cooperation between...

The Innovator’s Imperative: Rapid Technology Adoption for Digital Transformation

Stephen J Andriole, Thomas Cox, Kaung M. Khin
October 13, 2017

The pace of technological change is accelerating, hyper competition is growing, opportunities for business model disruption are exploding, and comprehensive cloud delivery is readily available. These factors challenge every aspect of business technology strategy. The Innovator’s Imperative: Rapid...

Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

Barak Engel
October 12, 2017

This book serves as an introduction into the world of security and provides insight into why and how current security management practices fail, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examines the reasons and suggests how...

Intrusion Detection Networks: A Key to Collaborative Security

Carol Fung, Raouf Boutaba
October 12, 2017

The rapidly increasing sophistication of cyber intrusions makes them nearly impossible to detect without the use of a collaborative intrusion detection network (IDN). Using overlay networks that allow an intrusion detection system (IDS) to exchange information, IDNs can dramatically improve your...

Software Patterns, Knowledge Maps, and Domain Analysis

Mohamed E. Fayad, Huascar A. Sanchez, Srikanth G.K. Hegde, Anshu Basia, Ashka Vakil
October 12, 2017

Software design patterns are known to play a vital role in enhancing the quality of software systems while reducing development time and cost. However, the use of these design patterns has also been known to introduce problems that can significantly reduce the stability, robustness, and reusability...

Microcontrollers: High-Performance Systems and Programming

Julio Sanchez, Maria P. Canton
October 12, 2017

Focusing on the line of high-performance microcontrollers offered by Microchip, Microcontrollers: High-Performance Systems and Programming discusses the practical factors that make the high-performance PIC series a better choice than their mid-range predecessors for most systems. However, one...

Granular Computing: Analysis and Design of Intelligent Systems

Witold Pedrycz
October 12, 2017

Information granules, as encountered in natural language, are implicit in nature. To make them fully operational so they can be effectively used to analyze and design intelligent systems, information granules need to be made explicit. An emerging discipline, granular computing focuses on...

Grid Computing: Infrastructure, Service, and Applications

Lizhe Wang, Wei Jie, Jinjun Chen
October 12, 2017

Identifies Recent Technological Developments Worldwide The field of grid computing has made rapid progress in the past few years, evolving and developing in almost all areas, including concepts, philosophy, methodology, and usages. Grid Computing: Infrastructure, Service, and Applications reflects...

Information Technology and Organizational Learning: Managing Behavioral Change in the Digital Age

Arthur M. Langer
October 11, 2017

Focusing on the critical role IT plays in organizational development, the book shows how to employ action learning to improve the competitiveness of an organization. Defining the current IT problem from an operational and strategic perspective, it presents a collection of case studies that...

Collaborative Cyber Threat Intelligence: Detecting and Responding to Advanced Cyber Attacks at the National Level

Florian Skopik
October 11, 2017

Threat intelligence is a surprisingly complex topic that goes far beyond the obvious technical challenges of collecting, modelling and sharing technical indicators. Most books in this area focus mainly on technical measures to harden a system based on threat intel data and limit their scope to...

Programming for Hybrid Multi/Manycore MPP Systems

John Levesque, Aaron Vose
October 10, 2017

"Ask not what your compiler can do for you, ask what you can do for your compiler."--John Levesque, Director of Cray’s Supercomputing Centers of Excellence The next decade of computationally intense computing lies with more powerful multi/manycore nodes where processors share a large memory space....

Networks of the Future: Architectures, Technologies, and Implementations

Mahmoud Elkhodr, Qusay F. Hassan, Seyed Shahrestani
October 10, 2017

With the ubiquitous diffusion of the IoT, Cloud Computing, 5G and other evolved wireless technologies into our daily lives, the world will see the Internet of the future expand ever more quickly. Driving the progress of communications and connectivity are mobile and wireless technologies, including...

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