Analyzing Encrypted Traffic – security and privacy issues in Remote Desktop Protocol

Presented by Lucas Lapczyck as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Network traffic encryption is a widely adopted mechanism to prevent eavesdropping on network communications. Since traditional network monitoring approaches such as Deep Packet Inspection cannot be applied on encrypted traffic, there …

Privacy Threats in the Context of Intimate Relationships: Sociotechnical Vulnerabilities in Canada’s Legal System

Presented by Yuan Stevens as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation In 2018, the Government of Canada released its Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence. An annual review of the strategy demonstrates that the Canadian government is slowly beginning to regulate …

Toward cyber resilience in the quantum era

Presented by Michele Mosca as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation An essential ingredient of cyber resilience is the readiness to migrate digital systems to use cryptographic tools designed to resist quantum attacks. Canada has been a global leader in the underlying …

Practical Challenges of Applying Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

Presented by Sherif Saad as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Currently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the world’s industries. It is expected that the next generation of cybersecurity products will incorporate Artificial Intelligence as a core security mechanism. However, compared to …

Assessing the Gendered Impact of Internet Shutdowns

Presented by Sarah Shoker as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Internet shutdowns are increasing worldwide, from 106 in 2017 to 196 in 2018 (Access Now 2019). Prior to the 2011 Internet Shutdown in Egypt, only two countries had initiated nation-wide Internet …

The Privacy Calculus from Within: An Internal Calculus for Privacy Concerns

Presented by Ryan Kennedy as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Advances in data collection abilities, the rapid diffusion of smartphones, and recent large scale data breaches are causing consumers’ location privacy awareness and concerns to rise. Privacy related literature contains several …

Personality Trait Recognition in Online Social Networks for Cybersecurity

Presented by Pavan Kumar as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Recent advances in natural language processing and deep learning methods have facilitated security researchers and government agencies to analyze large-scale text data emerging on social networking platforms such as Twitter, by …

Un cadre de communication post incidents de cybersécurité d’entreprise efficace

Les incidents de cybersécurité peuvent amener diverses conséquences importantes sur une compagnie victime. Ces conséquences peuvent ensuite engendrer d’autres effets néfastes, comme nuire à la réputation de l’entreprise et ainsi causer la perte de clients ou de partenaires d’affaires. La hausse grandissante de cas répertorié de cyber incidents amène les experts à vouloir agir en …

A framework for effective corporate communication after cybersecurity incidents

Cybersecurity incidents can have various significant consequences on an organization or a company. These consequences can then lead to other adverse effects, such as damaging the company’s reputation and causing the loss of customers or business partners. The growing increase in reported cases of cyber incidents leads experts to want to act ahead by prioritizing …