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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? …

Collaboration toward a knowledge engineering model for cyber risk assessment

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop October 2017.  Joseph Mudge Co-operators  General Insurance Company Collaboration toward a knowledge engineering model for cyber risk assessment Collaboration among cyber risk experts is important for a robust Canadian cybersecurity posture. Although data sharing agreements are an important way that organizations can collaborate toward improving cybersecurity, there are sometimes barriers to …

Formal Approaches for Automated Security Evaluation

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop October 2017 Jason Jaskolka Carleton University Many of today’s most critical systems such as those found in the transportation, financial, medical, communications, and national defense domains are becoming more complex and interconnected. Because of this, there is an increasingly critical need for ensuring the security of these systems and the …

SERENE-RISC Reports

  Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, October 2017. Scientific Director Benoît Dupont reports on SERENE-RISC activities for the past 4 years of cybersecurity knowledge mobilization in Canada and provides insight on what we have planned for the future. SERENE-RISC has surpassed expectations due to the support of our network members to provide innovative resources and …

Pierre-Luc Vaudry – Feeding the Machine: Data Collection and Other Challenges of Machine Learning for Spam Detection

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October Spam detection software can use both handcrafted rules and machine learning techniques. At ZEROSPAM we are aiming at reducing the need to create or edit rules manually to adapt to constantly evolving email-borne threats. At the same time, the performance of our machine learning tools could be improved …

Adrian Taylor – Detecting anomalies on the automotive control bus with machine learning

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October.  Detecting anomalies on the automotive control bus with machine learning. Cars are vulnerable to hacking. While automotive cyber attacks are not yet a widespread threat, learning how to detect them will be an important part of future countermeasures. Attacks must be crafted for specific models, so attack detectors must …

Cameron Field – Filling the Gaps: Typological Research, Enhancing Cyber Safety and Data

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October Academics, scientists, private sector and public sector actors have long relied on sociodemographic data, marketing data and other typological clusters to set context, variables and other tools in their respective research efforts. Whether its cutting edge emergency medicine research or dated law enforcement research from the 1970s, sociodemographic …

Ryan Duquette – Law Enforcement Challenges in investigating cybercrimes

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October Instances of cybercrime are now a daily occurrence and many of these attacks affect us all. The threat landscape is constantly changing and evolving and the threat actors are no longer “hackers” lurking in the shadows.  Cyber-attacks have been shown to cause mass disruption, widespread panic, and in …