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Cybersecurity for Information Professionals

Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

By Hsia-Ching Chang, Suliman Hawamdeh

Auerbach Publications

256 pages | 30 B/W Illus.

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Information professionals have been paying more attention and putting a greater focus on privacy over cybersecurity. The cybersecurity and privacy breach incidents in soaring reveal that cybersecurity risks are high. Utilizing cybersecurity awareness training in the organizations has been one of the effective tools to promote cybersecurity-conscious culture and make individuals become more cybersecurity-conscious. However, it is unknow if employees’ security behavior at work can be extended to their security behavior at home and personal life. On the one hand, = information professionals need to inherit their role as data/information gatekeeper to safeguard data/information assets in the organizations and the cyberspace. On the other hand, information professionals can aid in enabling effective information access and dissemination of cybersecurity knowledge to make users conscious about the cybersecurity and privacy risks that are often hidden in the cyber universe.

Cybersecurity for Information Professionals: Concepts and Applications introduces the fundamental concepts in cybersecurity and addresses some of the challenges faced by information professionals, librarians, archivists, record managers, students, and professionals in related disciplines. This book is written especially for educators preparing courses in information security, cybersecurity, and the integration of privacy and cybersecurity. The chapters contained in this book represent the multiple and diverse perspectives from professionals in the field of cybersecurity. They cover such topics as:

  • Information Governance and Cybersecurity
  • User Privacy and Security Online: The Role of Information Professionals
  • Cybersecurity and Social Media
  • Healthcare Regulations, Threats, and their Impact on Cybersecurity
  • Mobile Cybersecurity: A Socio-Technical Perspective
  • Cybersecurity in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Data Security and Privacy

Above all, the book addresses the ongoing challenges of cybersecurity. In particular, it explains how information professionals can contribute to long-term workforce development by designing and leading cybersecurity awareness campaigns or cybersecurity hygiene programs to change people’s security behavior.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Cybersecurity Challenges and Implications for the Information Profession

Suliman Hawamdeh and Reem Alkhaledi

Chapter 2. Information Governance and Cybersecurity: Framework for Securing and Managing Information Effectively and Ethically

Elizabeth Lomas

Chapter 3. User Privacy and Security Online: The Role of Information Professionals

Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Salim Said AlKindi and Naifa Eid Saleem

Chapter 4. Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap: Cybersecurity Education in Information Schools

Hsia-Ching Chang, Cary Jim and Suliman Hawamdeh

Chapter 5. MetaMinecraft: Cybersecurity Education Through Commercial Video Games

Chris Markman

Chapter 6. Trustworthiness: An Essential Qualification for Cyber Information Professionals

Shuyuan Mary Ho

Chapter 7. Providing Open Access to Heterogeneous Information Resources without Compromising Data Privacy and Confidentiality

Daniel G. Alemneh and Kris Helge

Chapter 8. Cybersecurity and Social Media

Hassan Zamir

Chapter 9. Healthcare Regulations, Threats, and their Impact on Cybersecurity

Mitchell Parker

Chapter 10. Psychophysiological and Behavioral Measures Used to Detect Malicious Activities

Yassir Hashem

Chapter 11. Mobile Cybersecurity: A Socio-Technical Perspective

Hsia-Ching Chang

Chapter 12. Cybersecurity in the Software Development Life Cycle

Johnson Kinyua

Chapter 13. Data Security and Privacy

Biodun Awojobi and Junhua Ding

About the Authors

Hsia-Ching Chang is an assistant professor in the Department of Information Science, College of Information at the University of North Texas. She received her PhD in informatics and MS in information science from the University at Albany, State University of New York as well as her MA in public policy from the National Taipei University in Taiwan. Dr. Chang was selected as a Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America, a non-partisan think tank based in Washington, D.C., providing advice to policy makers on emerging issues in cybersecurity. Her research interests concentrate on cybersecurity, data analytics, social media, knowledge mapping, scientometrics, information architecture, and information interaction. Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh is a professor in the Department of Information Science in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. He is the editor in chief of the Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM) and the editor of a book series on innovation and knowledge management published by World Scientific. Dr. Hawamdeh founded number of academic programs including the first Master of Science in Knowledge Management in Asia at the School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, the Master of Knowledge Management program in School of Library and Information Science at University of Oklahoma and Master of Data Science in Department of Information Science at the University of North Texas. He was the director of the Interdisciplinary PhD program in the Department of Information Science at University of North Texas. Dr. Hawamdeh has extensive industrial experience. He was the Managing Director of ITC Information

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General