2017 GOSEC Conférence sur la cybersécurité (08/30 & 08/31)

13th annual GoSec Cyber Security Conference. GoSec brings together experts in the information technology security field from multiple sectors. This year SERENE-RISC will be presenting a tutorial ( Examining Cybercrime 3: SME Edition) to complement this well established and well attended annual event. Details at : https://www.serene-risc.ca/en/events/professional-development/examining-cybercrime-3-sme-edition Event Time: AUGUST 30TH AND 31ST, 2017 8:00 am until …

26th USENIX Security Symposium, August 16-18 (Vancouver, BC)

A keynote address by Erinn Clark, Lead Security Architect, First Look Media/The Intercept More than 80 refereed paper presentations as well as invited talks, a poster session, a doctoral colloquium, a Work-in-Progress session, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel  1088 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2R9 Canada   https://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity17  

Leaking (a lot of) Data from Air-Gapped Computers via the (small) Hard Drive LED (LED-it-GO)

Highly secure systems are often ‘Air Gapped’, or removed from any internet connected network to make it more difficult to illegally or maliciously access them. Attacks in recent years have shown that it is possible and perhaps not even particularly complex to have users load malicious software onto an air gapped computer (e.g. with a …

Revenge Porn and Mental Health: A Qualitative Analysis of the Mental Health Effects of Revenge Porn on Female Survivors

Samantha Bates at Simon Fraser University has examined the emotional and mental health effects on survivors of revenge pornography. This form of non-consensual distribution of intimate images occurs after partners exchange intimate photos during a relationship, but when the relationship breaks down, one of the former partners distribute the images to the family, friends, employers …