1st Edition

Agile Security in the Digital Era Challenges and Cybersecurity Trends

    296 Pages 76 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    In an era defined by rapid digital transformation, "Agile Security in the Digital Era: Challenges and Cybersecurity Trends" emerges as a pivotal resource for navigating the complex and ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape. This book offers a comprehensive exploration of how agile methodologies can be integrated into cybersecurity practices to address both current challenges and anticipate future threats. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications, it equips professionals with the tools necessary to develop proactive security strategies that are robust, flexible, and effective. The key features of the book below, highlight these innovative approaches.

    ·       Integration of agile practices: Detailed guidance on incorporating agile methodologies into cybersecurity frameworks to enhance adaptability and responsiveness.

    ·       Comprehensive case studies: Real-world applications and case studies that demonstrate the successful implementation of agile security strategies across various industries.

    ·       Future-Proof security tactics: Insights into emerging technologies such as blockchain and IoT, offering a forward-looking perspective on how to harness these innovations securely.

    Intended for cybersecurity professionals, IT managers, and policymakers, "Agile Security in the Digital Era" serves as an essential guide to understanding and implementing advanced security measures in a digital world. The book provides actionable intelligence and strategies, enabling readers to stay ahead of the curve in a landscape where agile responsiveness is just as crucial as defensive capability. With its focus on cutting-edge research and practical solutions, this book is a valuable asset for anyone committed to securing digital assets against the increasing sophistication of cyber threats.



    About the Editors


    List of Contributors


    Chapter 1: Navigating the Cybersecurity Maze: Systematic Strategies for Digital Infrastructure Protection

    Youness Khourdifi, Alae El Alami, Mounia Zaydi, Yassine Maleh and Mohamed Bahaj


    Chapter2: A new Framework for agile cybersecurity risk management: Integrating continuous adaptation and real-time threat intelligence (ACSRM-ICTI)

    Mounia Zaydi and Yassine Maleh


    Chapter3: Advancing Cybersecurity:  Machine Learning algorithms for Intrusion Detection Systems

    Nessrine Moumen


    Chapter 4: Agile security and compliance integration: Enhancing cyber resilience through dynamic, automated processes

    Mounia Zaydi, Yassine Maleh, Hayat Zaydi, Youness Khourdifi, Bouchaib Nassereddine and Zohra Bakouri


    Chapter 5: DevSecOps for Agile Web Application Security

    Yassine Maleh


    Chapter 6: Penetration Testing in Agile Cybersecurity Environments

    Abdullah S. Alshra’a, Loui Al Sardy and Reinhard German


    Chapter 7: Forecasting Moroccan Stock Market using deep learning approaches

    Walid El Afari, Sokaina El Khamlichi, Sanaa El Mrini and Adil Ez-zetouni



    Chapter 8: A comprehensive review of artificial intelligence techniques for timely and accurate prediction of Down syndrome

    Loubna Taidi and Sokaina El Khamlichi


    Chapter 9: Blockchain Technology in Healthcare: Improving Security, Privacy, and Secure Transactions in Patient-Centered Systems

    Sanae Seidi and Abderrahim Abdellaoui




    Prof. Mounia ZAYDI is an associate professor of cybersecurity at JUNIA ISEN Engineering School and a member of the Catholic University's Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Transitions in Lille, France. She is a member of IEEE and the International Association of Engineers (IAENG). Dr. Zaydi has made significant contributions in the fields of information security and privacy, IT governance, risk management, and the application of Artificial Intelligence to IT changes, incidents, and agility. Her research interests include information security and privacy, the Internet of Things, network security, information systems, IT governance, and intrusion detection. She has published over 20 papers, including book chapters, in international journals, conferences, and workshops.

    Dr. Zaydi has also served and continues to serve on executive and technical program committees, as well as a reviewer for numerous international conferences and journals.


    Prof. Youness KHOURDIFI, he is a doctor in computer science and a full-time assistant professor in the Polydisciplinary Faculty - Khouribga of the University Sultan Moulay Slimane - Béni Mellal in Morocco, he is assigned to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the Laboratory of Material Sciences, Mathematics and Environment, he is a member of IEEE and the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), he works in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, E-health, Database, information security and privacy, Internet of things security, Data Migration, Data Classification, Data Prediction, Data Optimisation, Machine Learning, FinTech, internet of things, Deep learning.


    Prof. Bouchaib Nassereddine is an associate Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology and also serves as the Director of the Digitalization Department at Hassan 1st University in Morocco. He is responsible for overseeing the Master of Science and Technology program in "Networks and Systems." He teaches courses on Systems, Networks, Cybersecurity, and Cryptography for the engineering cycle. Professor NASSEREDDINE also supervises PhD students in various fields of IT, including Cybersecurity, Wireless Sensor Networks, Networks Management, IT Service Management, Wireless Mesh Networks, and IT Management.

    Professor NASSEREDDINE has made notable contributions in the fields of Information Security and Privacy, Risk Management, IT Governance, and Wireless Sensor Networks. His research interests mainly focus on Information Security and Privacy, Networks Security, IT Governance, and Wireless Sensor Networks. He has published more than 50 papers in various mediums, including book chapters, international journals, conferences, and workshops. Additionally, he has served and continues to serve on executive and technical program committees and as a reviewer for several international conferences and journals.


    Prof. Justin Zhang teaches courses of Information Systems and Business Analytics in the Department of Management at University of North Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration on Management Science and Information Systems from Pennsylvania State University, University Park. His research interests include economics of information systems, knowledge management, electronic business, business process management, information security, and social networking. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Global Information Management, an ABET program evaluator, and an IEEE senior member.