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    • 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 ...
    • Data Leak Detection As a Service: Challenges and Solutions 

      Shu, Xiaokui; Yao, Danfeng (Daphne) (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2012), TR-12-10
      We describe a network-based data-leak detection (DLD) technique, the main feature of which is that the detection does not require the data owner to reveal the content of the sensitive data. Instead, only a small amount of ...
    • A Database Driven Initial Ontology for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

      Sheetz, Steven D. (2011-05-01)
      Many databases and supporting software have been developed to track the occurrences of natural disasters, manmade disasters, and combinations of the two. Each of the databases developed in this context, define their own ...
    • Deep/Dark Web & Higher Education 

      Moore, Kathleen (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
      This presentation was given as part of the conference "Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy" held on May 18, 2018 at the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center in Arlington, Virginia.
    • Defending the Borderland: Ukrainian Military Experiences with IO, Cyber, and EW 

      Brantly, Aaron F.; Cal, Nerea M.; Winkelstein, Devlin P. (Army Cyber Institute at West Point, 2017-12-01)
      Ukraine is currently experiencing a conflict in two separate regions within its boundaries that challenges traditional conceptions of war, intervention, international law, and peacekeeping. The involvement of foreign ...
    • Detecting Malicious Landing Pages in Malware Distribution Networks 

      Wang, Gang; Stokes, Jack W.; Herley, Cormac; Felstead, David (IEEE, 2013-06)
      Drive-by download attacks attempt to compromise a victim’s computer through browser vulnerabilities. Often they are launched from Malware Distribution Networks (MDNs) consisting of landing pages to attract traffic, ...
    • Determining Relative Airport Threats from News and Social Media 

      Khandpur, Rupinder P.; Ji, Taoran; Ning, Yue; Zhao, Liang; Lu, Chang-Tien; Smith, Erik R.; Adams, Christopher; Ramakrishnan, Naren (AAAI, 2017)
      Airports are a prime target for terrorist organizations, drug traffickers, smugglers, and other nefarious groups. Traditional forms of security assessment are not real-time and often do not exist for each airport and port ...
    • Device-Based Isolation for Securing Cryptographic Keys 

      Elish, Karim O.; Deng, Yipan; Yao, Danfeng (Daphne); Kafura, Dennis G. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2012), TR-12-21
      In this work, we describe an eective device-based isolation approach for achieving data security. Device-based isolation leverages the proliferation of personal computing devices to provide strong run-time guarantees for ...