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2018 Toronto ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security !Call for Papers!

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One of the most important events for academics in computer security is coming to Canada in Fall.  This October 15 – 19, Toronto will play host to the 25th the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS). This year the conference will be Chaired by Canadian Researchers David Lie from the …

CAFC Bulletin sur les tendances de la criminalité financière: Marchandises contrefaites

Le Centre antifraude du Canada produit des bulletins régulièrement pour aider les Canadiens à mieux se protéger contre la fraude. Les Canadiens qui magasinent en ligne doivent se méfier des offres qui semblent trop belles pour être vraies. Le Centre antifraude du Canada (CAFC) reçoit de nombreux signalements de Canadiens qui achètent des articles en ligne qui …

CAFC Financial Crime Trend Bulletin: Counterfeit Merchandise

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre produces regular bulletins to help Canadians to better protect themselves against fraud.     Canadians shopping online need to be on the lookout for deals that can be too good to be true. The Canadian Anti‐Fraud Centre continues to get reports of Canadians buying merchandise online that turn out to be counterfeit. Websites …

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 …