A successor to the popular Artech House title Information Hiding Techniques for Steganography and Digital Watermarking, this comprehensive and up-to-date new resource gives the reader a thorough review of steganography, digital watermarking and media fingerprinting with possible applications to modern communication, and a survey of methods used to hide information in modern media. This book explores Steganography, as a means by which two or more parties may communicate using invisible or subliminal communication. Steganalysis is described as methods which can be used to break steganographic communication. This comprehensive resource also includes an introduction to watermarking and its methods, a means of hiding copyright data in images and discusses components of commercial multimedia applications that are subject to illegal use. This book demonstrates a working knowledge of watermarking's pros and cons, and the legal implications of watermarking and copyright issues on the Internet.
Introduction to Information Hiding; Multimedia Steganography, Steganalysis; Network Steganography, Robust Watermarking; Watermarking security; Fingerprinting; Fragile and Authentication Watermarks; Media forensics; Watermarking in the encrypted domain.