Tag Archives: Security Management

Security in virtualized infrastructures: A networking perspective

Presented by Dr. Ashraf Matrawy at the SERENE-RISC workshop 2017, April. For economic, technical, and environmental reasons, there is a very strong trend towards virtualizing computing infrastructures and relying less on private computing infrastructures. This trend utilizes information infrastructures that are built using virtualization techniques while taking advantage of very rapid advances in networking technologies. In …

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 …

Trends in Privacy and Security research on the Semantic Web

Privacy, security and policies: A review of problems and solutions with semantic web technologies Sabrina Kirrane from The Vienna University of Economics,  Serena Villata from Université Côte d’Azur, and Mathieu d’Acquin from the National University of Ireland Galway provide a look at how Semantic Web technologies research is progressing with relation to privacy and security concerns. They …

2FA, I like it but I hate it.

When Pennsylviania State University decided to change their two factor authentication system Jake Weidman and Jens Grossklags took advantage of the situation to look at the transition from an organisational perspective. Their paper “I Like It, but I Hate It: Employee Perceptions Towards an Institutional Transition to BYOD Second-Factor Authentication” provides some interesting insights. They …

Every Honest Mistake Makes the infoSec Community Stronger

A recent podcast from risky business (www.risky.biz) had a very interesting interview with Stephen Morse, formerly the staff vice president of cybersecurity analytics at Anthem.  You might remember that Anthem were the target of a state-sponsored attack back in 2015.  The interview is well worth listening, particularly for those charged with security in a large …