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Develop with protocols for better OTR encryption

Cryptography done right has become important as the impacts of poor implementations are increasingly felt by journalists, whistleblowers and political activists around the world. Nik Unger and Dr. Ian Goldberg at the University of Waterloo have been working on improving cryptography for messaging. Cryptography is designed to provide a level of security for messages beyond …

Could Network View Inconsistency Affect Virtualized Network Security Functions?

Software Defined Networks (SDN) are becoming more commonly used in the cloud. This virtualizes network functions as software instances in the cloud. Mohamad Aslan amd Ashraf Matrawy at Carelton University look at how this characteristics of SDN could affect the performance of Intrusion Detection Systems(IDS) on SDN. Network controllers collect information from other controllers and …

Neural Networks for Securing Vehicles

Probing the limits of anomaly detectors for automobiles with a cyber attack framework Adrian Taylor (Defence R&D Canada), Sylvain Leblanc (Royal Military College of Canada), and Nathalie Japkowicz (American University, USA) Modern vehicles are increasingly governed and controlled by a network of computers.  Automobile security requires that these networks are secure.  Detecting malicious traffic on …

Science, Security, and the Elusive Goal of Security as a Scientific Pursuit

Cormac Herley presents work done with Paul van Oorshot on some historic ideas that might help us work towards a common science for information security.  This is something that we all need in order to progress the field. “Claims that uniques aspects of security exempt it from a scientific approach are unhelpful.”  There has been …

CAFC Bulletin sur les tendances de la criminalité financière : Fraude sans carte

Le Centre antifraude du Canada produit des bulletins régulièrement pour aider les Canadiens à mieux se protéger contre la fraude. Le présent bulletin donne les grandes lignes de la fraude sans carte, qui continue de cibler des entreprises canadiennes. Il décrit aussi les diverses tendances associées à ce type de fraude ainsi que les indices …

CAFC Financial Crime Trend Bulletin: Card-Not-Present (CNP)

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre produces regular bulletins to help Canadians to better protect themselves against fraud.   This bulletin was prepared to provide awareness on Card-Not-Present (CNP) Fraud, which continues to target Canadian businesses. It depicts the trends and patterns associated to the fraud, as well as warning signs to prevent victimization. Overview CNP Fraud …

Do I know you? Evaluating Human-Human Authentication via Conversational Interfaces

Nour Dabbour from Carleton University presented a 2 minute rapid-fire of her poster at the SERENE-RISC workshop October, 2017. Rapid fire presentations are limited to 2 minutes and 1 slide. Nour was voted as the winner of the student poster presentations at this event by the SERENE-RISC membership in attendance.   Do I know you? …