Welcome to the Ethical Hacking subject page. This guides highlights the key resources for your subject area, and services and facilities available from the Library.
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The key resources for your subject area are:
- The Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
A publication of the Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law which includes original research about digital forensics and its relationship to security and law.
- Digital Investigations
The journal covers a broad array of subjects related to crime and security throughout the computerised world with a focus on digital evidence. The case notes section deals with real-world problems faced by investigators.
- ACM Digital Library
Computing and engineering conference papers and journal articles.
- IEEE Xplore
Access to more than 4 million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. It contains more than 30% of the world’s technical literature.
- Springer Link ebooks
Over 23,000 e-books on computer science, offering the latest in cutting-edge research. Features the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series..
- Science Direct
Full-text articles from more than 2,000 journals in the ScienceDirect Freedom Collection, covering all disciplines. Includes Journal of Information Security and Applications and Computers & Security. Most titles are available from 1997.
- Statista A comprehensive statistics platform with access to over 1.5 million data sets and revenue forecasts from 2015 to 2020 on over 400 industries. Includes access to the Global Consumer Survey database. Statistics on information security available. For more information and a search tutorial, check this guide.
- Wiley Online Library
Access to nearly 1,500 peer-review journals including the Security and Communication Networks and Expert Systems.
Key websites for your subject area include:
- Computing Research Repository. Sponsored by ACM, arXiv.org e-print archive, NCSTRL and AAAI. Provides access to a range of articles in computing.
- SANS Institute. Leading source of information security training, certification and research.
- TechRepublic Resource Library - Large directory of free vendor-supplied technical content and white papers
- National Cyber Security Centre Includes authoritative technical documents on the tools and techniques which underpin cyber security.
- European Cybercrime Centre – EC3 Set up by Europol to strengthen the law enforcement response to cybercrime in the EU and protect European citizens, businesses and governments from online crime.
- SICSA – Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance Scottish initiative to encourage collaborations between researchers across Scotland; as well as the exchange of ideas between Universities, businesses and the public sector.
- CREST An international not-for-profit body that represents and supports the technical information security market.
- The Cyber Security Body Of Knowledge Project aiming to gather knowledge from internationally-recognised experts to provide foundations for this emerging topic.
Your Librarian is Sinéad McGhee. Sinéad can help you find the resources you need for your research, and advise you on how best to reference them.
Tel: 01382 308867
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