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    • Back to Reality: Cross domain deterrence and cyberspace 

      Brantly, Aaron F. (2018-09-01)
      This paper examines cross domain deterrence strategies involving cyber incidents. By focusing on efforts to halt Russian and Chinese cyber operations against the United States this paper examines the importance of developing, ...
    • Battling the Bear: Ukraine's Approach to National Cybersecurity 

      Brantly, Aaron F. (2018-09-29)
      Ukraine has faced substantial challenges across multiple fronts its successful 2014 Revolution of Dignity. Among the greatest challenges Ukraine has faced is the establishment of a national cybersecurity infrastructure ...
    • ‘Beating the news’ with EMBERS: Forecasting Civil Unrest using Open Source Indicators 

      Ramakrishnan, Naren; Butler, Patrick; Self, Nathan; Khandpur, Rupinder; Saraf, Parang; Wang, Wei; Cadena, Jose; Vullikanti, Anil; Korkmaz, Gizem; Kuhlman, Chris; Marathe, Achla; Zhao, Liang; Ting, Hua; Huang, Bert; Srinivasan, Aravind; Trinh, Khoa; Getoor, Lise; Katz, Graham; Doyle, Andy; Ackermann, Chris; Zavorin, Ilya; Ford, Jim; Summers, Kristen; Fayed, Youssef; Arredondo, Jaime; Gupta, Dipak; Mares, David; Muthia, Sathappan; Chen, Feng; Lu, Chang-Tien (2014)
      We describe the design, implementation, and evaluation of EMBERS, an automated, 24x7 continuous system for forecasting civil unrest across 10 countries of Latin America using open source indicators such as tweets, news ...
    • Between a Rock and a Cell Phone: Social Media Use during Mass Protests in Iran, Tunisia and Egypt 

      Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Yang, Seungwon; Sheetz, Steven D.; Li, Lin Tzy; Fox, Edward A. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2011-05-01), TR-11-10
      In this paper we examine the use of social media, and especially Twitter, in Iran, Tunisia and Egypt during the mass political demonstrations and protests in June 2009, December 2010 - January 2011, and February 2011, ...
    • Big Data Meet Cyber-Physical Systems: A Panoramic Survey 

      Atat, Rachad; Liu, Lingjia; Wu, Jinsong; Li, Guangyu; Ye, Chunxuan; Yi, Yang (IEEE, 2018)
      The world is witnessing an unprecedented growth of cyber-physical systems (CPS), which are foreseen to revolutionize our world via creating new services and applications in a variety of sectors, such as environmental ...
    • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies 

      Vasek, Marie; Jardine, Eric; Brantly, Aaron F. (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
      This panel includes three presentations: “Cryptocurrencies and Financial Crimes” by Marie Vasek; “Cryptocurrencies and Specific Drug Types” by Eric Jardine; and “Bitcoin and OPSEC for Terrorists” by Aaron Brantly. (Please ...
    • BRIoT: Behavior Rune Specification-Based Misbehavior Detection for IoT-Embedded Cyber-Physical Systems 

      Sharma, Vishal; You, Ilsun; Vim, Kangbin; Chen, Ing-Ray; Cho, Jin-Hee (IEEE, 2019)
      The identification of vulnerabilities in a mission-critical system is one of the challenges faced by a cyber-physical system (CPS). The incorporation of embedded Internet of Things (IoT) devices makes it tedious to identify ...
    • CCS 2017- Women in Cyber Security (CyberW) Workshop 

      Yao, Danfeng (Daphne); Bertino, Elisa (ACM, 2017)
      The CyberW workshop is motivated by the significant gender imbalance in all security conferences, in terms of the number of publishing authors, PC members, organizers, and attendees. What causes this gender imbalance remains ...
    • Civil Cyberconflict: Microsoft, Cybercrime, and Botnets 

      Hiller, Janine S. (Santa Clara University School of Law, 2014-01)
      Cyber “warfare” and hackback by private companies is a hot discussion topic for its potential to fight cybercrime and promote cybersecurity. In the shadow of this provocative discussion, Microsoft has led a concerted, ...
    • Conceptualizing Cyber Deterrence by Entanglement 

      Brantly, Aaron F. (2018-03-01)
      Dr. Brantly was invited to give one of three keynote lectures for the opening of the Cyber Governance and Policy Center at the University of Oklahoma.
    • Countering the Cyber Threat 

      Brantly, Aaron F.; Henry, Shawn (The Army Cyber Institute, 2018-05-09)
      The current path to national cybersecurity hides a fatal design flaw. Resident within the current national approach is the assumption that we can continue business as usual with limited sharing between the public and the ...
    • Creating Technological Surprise 

      Walker, Steven H. (Virginia Tech, 2018-10-05)
      This is an abstract from the 2018 Hugh and Ethel Kelly Lecture, "Creating Technological Surprise", presented by Dr. Steven H. Walker in Goodwin Hall on October 5, 2018.
    • Cyber Actions by State Actors: Motivation and Utility 

      Brantly, Aaron F. (2014-05-12)
      Covert action is as old as political man. The subversive manipulation of others is nothing new. It has been written about since Sun Tzu and Kautilya. People and nations have always sought the use of shadowy means to influence ...
    • The Cyber Deterrence Problem 

      Brantly, Aaron F. (Nato Ccd Coe, 2018-05-30)
      What is the role of deterrence in an age where adept hackers can credibly hold strategic assets at risk? Do conventional frameworks of deterrence maintain their applicability and meaning against state actors in cyberspace? ...
    • The Cyber Losers 

      Brantly, Aaron F. (2014-05-22)
      National security cyber activities harm human rights and democracy activists. With increasing state cyber capabilities comes heightened pressure on civil society and democracy activists.We often think of the cyber arms ...
    • Cyber War Game in Temporal Networks 

      Cho, Jin-Hee; Gao, Jianxi (PLOS, 2016-02-09)
      In a cyber war game where a network is fully distributed and characterized by resource constraints and high dynamics, attackers or defenders often face a situation that may require optimal strategies to win the game with ...
    • Cyberbiosecurity Challenges of Pathogen Genome Databases 

      Vinatzer, Boris A.; Heath, Lenwood S.; Almohri, Hussain MJ J.; Stulberg, Michael J.; Lowe, Christopher; Li, Song (Frontiers, 2019-05-15)
      Pathogen detection, identification, and tracking is shifting from non-molecular methods, DNA fingerprinting methods, and single gene methods to methods relying on whole genomes. Viral Ebola and influenza genome data are ...
    • Cyberbiosecurity: A Call for Cooperation in a New Threat Landscape 

      Richardson, Lauren C.; Connell, Nancy D.; Lewis, Stephen M.; Pauwels, Eleonore; Murch, Randall S. (2019-06-06)
      The life sciences now interface broadly with information technology (IT) and cybersecurity. This convergence is a key driver in the explosion of biotechnology research and its industrial applications in health care, ...
    • Cyberbiosecurity: A New Perspective on Protecting US Food and Agricultural System 

      Duncan, Susan E.; Reinhard, Robert; Williams, Robert C.; Ramsey, Ford; Thomason, Wade; Lee, Kiho; Dudek, Nancy; Mostaghimi, Saied; Colbert, Edward; Murch, Randall S. (2019-03-29)
      Our national data and infrastructure security issues affecting the "bioeconomy" are evolving rapidly. Simultaneously, the conversation about cyber security of the U.S. food and agricultural system (cyber biosecurity) is ...
    • Cyberbiosecurity: An Emerging New Discipline to Help Safeguard the Bioeconomy 

      Murch, Randall S.; So, William K.; Buchholz, Wallace G.; Raman, Sanjay; Peccoud, Jean (2018-04-05)
      Cyberbiosecurity is being proposed as a formal new enterprise which encompasses cybersecurity, cyber-physical security and biosecurity as applied to biological and biomedical-based systems. In recent years, an array of ...