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Understanding Romance Fraud: Insights from Domestic Violence Research

Romance fraud is a particularly harmful issue that affects thousands of people every year. The damage that romance fraud can cause makes particularly startling the relatively little research that has been done on this subject.  Cassandra Cross, Molly Dragiewicz and Kelly Richards provide insights by comparing romance fraud and domestic violence in the hope that …

L’amélioration de la cryptographie les services de messagerie

La cryptographie bien réalisée est devenue importante car les impacts de sa mauvaise mise en oeuvre se fait de plus en plus ressentir par les journalistes, les lanceurs d’alerte et les activistes politiques. Nik Unger et Dr. Ian Goldberg de l’Université de Waterloo ont travaillé sur l’amélioration de la cryptographie les services de messagerie. La …

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 …

Military CyberSec Logistics,Playing to Win

Power Projection in the Digital Age: The Only Winning Move is to Play General Darren W. McDew, USAF, is the Commander of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), the Command responsible for the transportation for the US Department of Defence. He provides an interesting insight into the importance of cybersecurity to the capabilities of the modern military. Information …