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 …

Qu’est-ce que la fraude aux animaux de compagnie

La hausse de transactions en ligne, particulièrement en énorme croissance depuis l’arrivée de la COVID-19, amène son vent d’avantages et de désavantages.  En effet, de nombreux fraudeurs saisissent la frénésie du moment pour mettre en place de nouvelles fraudes. Une fraude qui devient malheureusement très populaire est la fraude aux animaux. On parle ici de …

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 …

Exploration du rôle du désengagement moral et des comportements contre-productifs au travail dans la sensibilisation à la sécurité de l’information

Les failles de sécurité dans les organisations sont en augmentation depuis les dernières années. Il devient, plus que jamais, nécessaire pour les organisations d’enquêter et rechercher sur les causes de ces failles. Une meilleure compréhension des éléments qui causent des brèches dans la sécurité permet de corriger les lacunes en matière d’apprentissage, de ressources humaines …

Exploring role of moral disengagement and counterproductive work behaviours in information security awareness

Security breaches in organizations have been on the rise in recent years. It is becoming increasingly necessary for organizations to investigate and research the causes of these flaws. A better understanding of the elements that cause security breaches can correct gaps in either knowledge, human resources and/or materials resources. Elements well-identified in previous studies, such …

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 …