Cyberbullying among adults with intellectual disabilities: Some preliminary data

  How are those with intellectual disabilities affected by cyberbullying? The research team of Cristina Jenaro, Noelia Flores, Vanessa Vegab Maribel Cruz, Ma. Carmen Pérez, and Víctor A. Torres from the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain, the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso in Chile, and the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí in Mexico provide …

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 …

CAn’t Touch This: Software-only Mitigation against Rowhammer Attacks targeting Kernel Memory

A rowhammer attack exploits a vulnerability created by the physical characteristics of modern computer memory. Dynamic Random-Access Memory (DRAM) is a high-speed memory circuit that stores information by creating an electrical charge in tiny capacitor; which is something like a battery.  A charged capacitor represents a value (i.e.”1”) as opposed to an uncharged capacitor (“0”).  …

Cybersecurity Career Development Presentations

The IISP (Institute of Information Security Professionals) and our friends the Cyberacademy at Napier College, Edinburgh, Scotland recently (2017/11/23) held an event for those looking to start or continue a career in cybersecurity.   The event had a number of great presenters and fortunately for us was streamed to youtube. The full video is over 5 …

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? …

Why would a criminal videotape their crimes? Crime and Punishment in the Age of the Selfie

Criminals documenting themselves doing something illegal seems counterproductive. Creating a video that could prove their guilt seems bizarre.  Even though it is illogical, it still happens.  Sveinung Sandberg and Thomas Ugelvik looked into this phenomenon.  They analyzed 51 Norwegian higher court decisions involving the use of a camera as an integrated part of an offence.  …

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 …