I&S 16: IT in Coalition and Emergency Operations
Edited by Velizar Shalamanov, Goran Johnson, and John Fay
This volume looks into the advantages and the challenges in applying commercial information technologies in coalition and emergency operations. The articles discuss the many roles of IT in the security sector in general, with a particular focus on medical services and the provision of emergency and disaster relief. Among the themes addressed are the development of architectures and the IT infrastructure of command and control, the use of web services, information sharing and communication security in ad-hoc coalitions.