Video Presentation

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 …

Decentralized Finance: Landscape and Future Directions

Presented by Jeremy Clark as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Somewhat quietly, entrepreneurs have been reinventing financial services on the public blockchain Ethereum. Services include CAD and USD-backed currency, exchanges and margin trading, securities and derivatives, and credit and lending. Going …

Quantum Cryptography for Securing the Internet-of-Drones

Presented by Hussein Abulkassim as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation The long-term success of emerging technologies such as the internet-of-things (IoT) highly depends on their ability to secure data and communications for a long time. Internet-of-drones (IoDs), as one of the …

Protecting Against Identity Theft: Victims’ Perspectives

Presented by Dylan Reynolds as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Rates of identity theft continue to increase in Canada, costing individual victims substantial amounts of money, time, and emotional stress. Drawing on ongoing interviews with victims of identity theft in Southern …

User Perceptions of Security Risks Related to Contact Tracing Technologies

Presented by Hervé Saint-Louis as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Researchers and industry have proposed cellphone-based contact tracing to help contain the spread of SARS-COV-2 virus in people during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the efficacy of contact tracing requires a certain …

Topological Data Analysis for Ransomware Detection on the Bitcoin Blockchain

Presented by Cuneyt Akcora as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Proliferation of cryptocurrencies (e.g., Bitcoin) that allow pseudo-anonymous transactions, has made it easier for ransomware developers to demand ransom by encrypting sensitive user data. The recently revealed strikes of ransomware attacks …

Multi-modal Fusion for Online Users Behavior Recognition

Presented by Sanjida Tumpa as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Identifying individuals based on their digital footprints has gain popularity in the field of ubiquitous biometric research. Users disclose unique behavioral trails on the Online Social Networking (OSN) platforms through their …

The Influence of Status Quo Bias on Novice Users’ Security Decisions: An Empirical Analysis

Presented by Amir Fard Bahreini as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation 40% to 60% of adults in North America have no established information security education or training. In today’s connected world, these novice users make many security-related decisions daily and are …

Internet of Things Security: What Does “Best Practice” Actually Mean?

Presented by Chris Bellman as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Recently, best practices for Internet of Things (IoT) security have shown to be of interest to government and industry organizations. Academic research has highlighted a failure to follow established security practices, …