1st Edition

Insecure Digital Frontiers Navigating the Global Cybersecurity Landscape

By Akashdeep Bhardwaj Copyright 2025
    232 Pages 22 Color & 11 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    232 Pages 22 Color & 11 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    ‘Insecure Digital Frontiers’ is an immersive exploration into the tumultuous realm of cybersecurity, where the ever-expanding digital frontiers are both the battleground and the prize. From the shadows of cybercriminal exploits to the sophisticated dance of advanced persistence threats, this book delves into the vulnerabilities that define our interconnected world. With a panoramic lens, it navigates through the challenges and opportunities that shape the global cybersecurity landscape, offering readers a comprehensive understanding of the insecurities that permeate our digital existence.


    ‘Insecure Digital Frontiers’ is not just a book; it is an exploration of the insecurities that define our digital age. It matters because it goes beyond the surface, unraveling the complexities of cyber threats while providing actionable insights for individuals, organizations, and policymakers. In a world where the digital frontier is both a promise and a peril, this book serves as a guide for navigating the insecurities that define our interconnected existence.


    Embark on this journey through the "Insecure Digital Frontiers" and discover the vulnerabilities that lurk in the shadows, the innovations that promise security, and the collective responsibility we share in securing our digital future.


    Preface. Chapter 1: Hidden Cyber Realm – The Dark Web. Chapter 2: New Age Cyberattack Trends. Chapter 3: Next Frontiers in Cyber Warfare. Chapter 4: Advanced Persistence Threats. Chapter 5: AI Powered Cyberattacks. Chapter 6: Supply Chain Attacks. Chapter 7: Digital Terrorism Trends of the New Millennium. Chapter 8: Security Risk Assessment of ICS. Index


    Akashdeep Bhardwaj is working as Professor and Head of Cybersecurity (Center of Excellence) at University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India. An eminent IT Industry expert with over 28 years of experience in areas such as Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics and IT Operations, Dr. Akashdeep mentors graduate, master’s and doctoral students and leads several industry projects.


    Dr. Akashdeep is a Post-Doctoral from Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Dr. Akashdeep has published over 125 research works (including copyrights, patents, research papers, authored & edited books) in international journals. Dr. Akashdeep worked as Technology Leader for several multinational organizations during his time in the IT industry. Dr. Akashdeep is certified in multiple technologies including Compliance Audits, Cybersecurity, and industry certifications in Microsoft, Cisco, and VMware technologies.