Tag Archives: Security Management

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 …

Dmitry Samosseiko – Ransomware: the great equalizer

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop – 2016 Spring The cyber-attacks targeting individuals and businesses worldwide continue to grow and wreak havoc. But one particular threat type clearly stands out from everything else we see today or had faced before. The file-encrypting ransomware has taken its victims by storm recently. It’s dominating the current threat landscape …

Mick Bhinder – Reinventing Identity Access Management

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop Spring 2016 The discussion of cybersecurity is highly complex and struggles with the ever increasing rate of sophisticated cyberattacks and digital exploitation. Cybersecurity continues to fall low in prioritization amongst executive management where there is a denial for a need of protection against such attacks. The discussion in today’s technological …

Atty Mashatan – Strategic Implications of Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

  Dr. Mashatan is currently a faculty member at the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management of Ryerson University where her research focus has been on Information Systems Security and Privacy. Prior to joining Ryerson University, she was a Senior Information Security Consultant and Solutions Architect at CIBC. Prior to that Dr. Mashatan was …

NISTIR 8183 – Cybersecurity Framework Manufacturing Profile

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a Cybersecurity risk reduction framework for businesses in the manufacturing sector.  The document outlines a general target profile for manufacturers around to identify risks within their business more efficiently than customizing from a general set of guidelines.   If you are in any manner concerned with …