Community Policing – A European Perspective – Professor Babak Akhgar (Eds)

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Title: Community Policing – A European Perspective: Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines Editors: P. Saskia Bayerl, Rusa Karlovic, Babak Akhgar and Garik Markarian Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date: 12 Jun 2017 Number of pages: 271 ISBN-13: 978-3319533957 Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications This is the first edited collection from the Unity project. The book presents […]

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Application of Social Media in Crisis Management – Professors Babak Akhgar and David Waddington (Eds)

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Title: Application of Social Media in Crisis Management Editors: Babak Akhgar, Andrew Staniforth, David Waddington Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date: 10 Apr 2017 Number of pages: 254 ISBN-13: 978-3319524184 Series Title: Transactions on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications One of the key outputs of the Athena project. The book explores how socio-technical […]

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Open Source Intelligence Investigation: From Strategy to Implementation – Professor Babak Akhgar (Eds)

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Title: Open Source Intelligence Investigation: From Strategy to Implementation Editors: Babak Akhgar, P. Saskia Bayerl, Fraser Sampson Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date: 09 Jan 2017 Number of pages: 304 ISBN-13: 978-3319476704 Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications This book brings together academic and law enforcement perspectives of open source intelligence considering the theoretical, practical and legal […]

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Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism: Challenges, Trends and Priorities – Professor Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster (Eds)

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Title: Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism: Challenges, Trends and Priorities Editors: Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date:  27 May 2016 Number of pages: 323 ISBN: 978-3-319-38929-5 (Print) 978-3-319-38930-1 (Online) Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications   In response to the growing role cyberspace has across society, both in its ability facilitate new opportunities […]

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Application of Big Data for National Security – Professor Babak Akhgar (Eds)

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Title: Application of Big Data for National Security: A practioner’s guide to Emerging Technologies Editors: Babak Akhgar, Andrew Staniforth, Francesca Bosco Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Publication date: 17 Feb 2015 Number of pages: 316 ISBN-13: 978-0128019672 Application of Big Data for National Security provides users with state-of-the-art concepts, methods, and technologies for Big Data analytics in the fight against terrorism and crime, including a wide […]

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Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism Investigator’s Handbook – Professor Babak Akhgar (eds)

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Title: Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism Investigator’s Handbook Editors: Babak Akhgar, Andrew Staniforth, Francesca Bosco Publisher: Syngress Publication date: 16 Jul 2014 Number of pages: 306 ISBN-13: 978-0128007433 Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism Investigator’s Handbook is a vital tool in the arsenal of today’s computer programmers, students, and investigators. As computer networks become ubiquitous throughout the world, cyber crime, cyber terrorism, and […]

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Professor Babak Akhgar interviewed by BBC on crime prevention technology

Professor Babak Akhgar

Babak Akhgar, Professor of Informatics and member of the Communication and Computing Research Centre (CCRC), spoke to the BBC about monitoring and preventing cross-border gun crime by using international, multi-agency databases. One such tool is Odyssey, developed here in the Cultural, Communication and Computing Institute to help track ballistics data across Europe. BBC News Online [18 March 2014]

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