Video Presentation

Pierre-Luc Vaudry – Feeding the Machine: Data Collection and Other Challenges of Machine Learning for Spam Detection

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October Spam detection software can use both handcrafted rules and machine learning techniques. At ZEROSPAM we are aiming at reducing the need to create or edit rules manually to adapt to constantly evolving email-borne threats. At the same time, the performance of our machine learning tools could be improved …

Adrian Taylor – Detecting anomalies on the automotive control bus with machine learning

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October.  Detecting anomalies on the automotive control bus with machine learning. Cars are vulnerable to hacking. While automotive cyber attacks are not yet a widespread threat, learning how to detect them will be an important part of future countermeasures. Attacks must be crafted for specific models, so attack detectors must …

Cameron Field – Filling the Gaps: Typological Research, Enhancing Cyber Safety and Data

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October Academics, scientists, private sector and public sector actors have long relied on sociodemographic data, marketing data and other typological clusters to set context, variables and other tools in their respective research efforts. Whether its cutting edge emergency medicine research or dated law enforcement research from the 1970s, sociodemographic …

Thomas J. Holt – Surveying the State of Research On Policing Cybercrime: Local to Transnational Gaps

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October. This presentation will provide an overview of the current state of criminological scholarship on policing cybercrimes. The current body of knowledge regarding line officers’ perceptions of cybercrime will be considered, as well as our knowledge of the specialized roles of forensic examiners. The limitations of this research will be considered, along with possible …

Ryan Duquette – Law Enforcement Challenges in investigating cybercrimes

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop, 2017 October Instances of cybercrime are now a daily occurrence and many of these attacks affect us all. The threat landscape is constantly changing and evolving and the threat actors are no longer “hackers” lurking in the shadows.  Cyber-attacks have been shown to cause mass disruption, widespread panic, and in …

David Jones – The Intersection of Traditional Investigations and Cybercrime Investigations

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Spring Workshop 2016 The intersection of traditional professional investigations and cybercrime investigations. Professional investigators are finding they have to know more about cybercrime investigations and cybercrime investigators are discovering that they have to know more about the law and professional investigations. This presentation will discuss local and multinational investigations, who should …

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 …

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 …

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 …