Image-Centric Social Discovery Using Neural Network under Anonymity Constraint

A common part of social networks is sharing images. Storing and processing these images to provide engaging services to customers is resource intensive and social networks often rely on cloud services to provide these resources. Simply encrypting the images before uploading them to the cloud service does solve part of this problem but it also …

Michael Joyce – Enterprise Cybersec101: Bridge the gap between your security policy and your people

Presented at GoSec 2017 Michael Joyce works on the many different aspects of the SERENE-RISC knowledge mobilization operations. He is the person behind the Network online knowledge-sharing platform and one of the driving forces behind the Cybersec 101 training. At SERENE-RISC, Michael is also responsible for the production of the quarterly knowledge digest. Before joining …

CAFC Bulletin: Fraude par Internet / Internet Fraud

Le Centre antifraude du Canada a publié un nouveau bulletin sur la fraude. Pour le mois de la sensibilisation à la cybersécurité, ils mettent en évidence les escroqueries malheureusement trop fréquentes sur Internet: Stratagèmes de rencontre Fraudes électroniques Fraudes par facturation continue Hameçonnage Biens contrefaits, et Options binaires (arnaque d’investissement) Lisez les Bulletins du CAFC …

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 …

Jessica Gunson – Understanding Fraud and How to Protect Against It

Presented at GoSec 2017 Jessica is an intelligence researcher/analyst with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). She has been with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) since 1998 and joined the Operational Support Unit in 2006. Jessica has previously been involved in most aspects of the CAFC disruption program. Along with providing tactical support to law …

Resources for cybersecurity month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Discussion Participants:   The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca Halifax Public Libraries http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca Ontario Provincial Police https://www.opp.ca project SOMEONE http://projectsomeone.ca Toronto Public Library http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca   Regrets: Public Safety Canada https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/index-en.aspx Montreal Public Libraries http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/portal/page?_pageid=4397,6393626&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL Vancouver Public Library http://www.vpl.ca Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Links for Resources for Cybersecurity Awareness month: (In …

Jonathon Hodge (Toronto Public Library) Advocating for digital privacy: the centrality of public libraries in a uniquely 21st century struggle

What can you learn from Tom, Thelma and Ed about privacy and the possible role of libraries in advocacy? Jonathon Hodge  from the Toronto Public Library presents “Advocating for digital privacy: the centrality of public libraries in a uniquely 21st century struggle” at 2017 Access (http://accessconference.ca/2017program/).  Presents the work happening at the Toronto Public Library …

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 …

SERENE-RISC Fall 2017 Workshop | L’atelier SERENE-RISC de l’automne 2017

[ Le français suit ] SERENE-RISC Fall 2017 Workshop SERENE-RISC’s Workshops feature world-renowned experts and bring together Canadian and international cybersecurity policy-makers, practitioners and researchers from government, industry and academia. The Workshops enable evidence-based discussions on the nature of current and emerging threats, the challenges they pose to a diverse range of stakeholders, and what …