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Predicting Malicious Insider Threat Scenarios Using Organizational Data and a Heterogeneous Stack-Classifier

Conference Proceeding
Hall, A. J., Pitropakis, N., Buchanan, W. J., & Moradpoor, N. (2019)
Predicting Malicious Insider Threat Scenarios Using Organizational Data and a Heterogeneous Stack-Classifier. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)https://doi.org/10.1109/BigData.2018.8621922
Insider threats continue to present a major challenge for the information security community. Despite constant research taking place in this area; a substantial gap still exis...

An Enhanced Cyber Attack Attribution Framework

Conference Proceeding
Pitropakis, N., Panaousis, E., Giannakoulias, A., Kalpakis, G., Rodriguez, R. D., & Sarigiannidis, P. (2018)
An Enhanced Cyber Attack Attribution Framework. In S. Furnell, H. Mouratidis, & G. Pernul (Eds.), Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business. TrustBus 2018, 213-228. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98385-1_15
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are considered as the threats that are the most challenging to detect and defend against. As APTs use sophisticated attack methods, cyber si...

Experimental High Speed Data Encryption via SDM-CV-QKD Signaling for High-Capacity Access Network

Conference Proceeding
Asif, R., Haithem, M., & Buchanan, W. J. (2018)
Experimental High Speed Data Encryption via SDM-CV-QKD Signaling for High-Capacity Access Network. In Advanced Photonics Networkshttps://doi.org/10.1364/networks.2018.neth2f.3
We report a high capacity Quantum-to-the-Home (QTTH) network in a spatialdivision-multiplexing (SDM) network utilizing 7-core multicore fiber (MCF). Aggregate secure key rates...

Hiding in Plain Sight: A Longitudinal Study of Combosquatting Abuse

Conference Proceeding
Kintis, P., Miramirkhani, N., Lever, C., Chen, Y., Romero-Gómez, R., Pitropakis, N., …Antonakakis, M. (2017)
Hiding in Plain Sight: A Longitudinal Study of Combosquatting Abuse. In CCS '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Securitydoi:10.1145/3133956.3134002
Domain squatting is a common adversarial practice where attackers register domain names that are purposefully similar to popular domains. In this work, we study a specific typ...

A Trust-based Intrusion Detection System for Mobile RPL Based Networks

Conference Proceeding
Faiza, M., Tandjaoui, D., Romdhani, I., & Nabil, D. (in press)
A Trust-based Intrusion Detection System for Mobile RPL Based Networks. In Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)https://doi.org/10.1109/iThings-GreenCom-CPSCom-SmartData.2017.113
Successful deployment of Low power and Lossy Networks (LLNs) requires self-organising, self-configuring, security, and mobility support. However, these characteristics can be ...

The Greater The Power, The More Dangerous The Abuse: Facing Malicious Insiders in The Cloud

Conference Proceeding
Pitropakis, N., Lyvas, C., & Lambrinoudakis, C. (2017)
The Greater The Power, The More Dangerous The Abuse: Facing Malicious Insiders in The Cloud. In C. Becker Westphall, Y. Woo Lee, B. Duncan, R. Ege, A. Olmsted, M. Vassilakopoulos, …S. Katsikas (Eds.), CLOUD COMPUTING 2017 - The Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization
The financial crisis made companies around the world search for cheaper and more efficient solutions to cover their needs in terms of computational power and storage. Their qu...

U-Prove Based Security Framework for Mobile Device Authentication in eHealth Networks

Conference Proceeding
Zeb, K., Saleem, K., Al Muhtadi, J., & Thuemmler, C. (2016)
U-Prove Based Security Framework for Mobile Device Authentication in eHealth Networks. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom). , (562-567). https://doi.org/10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749518
Cybersecurity in the health care domain is one of the most important and critical issues of this era. In fact, it was reported in 2014 that on the black market medical records...

The Far Side of Mobile Application Integrated Development Environments

Conference Proceeding
Lyvas, C., Pitropakis, N., & Lambrinoudakis, C. (2016)
The Far Side of Mobile Application Integrated Development Environments. In S. Katsikas, C. Lambrinoudakis, & S. Furnell (Eds.), Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 111-122. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44341-6_8
Smart phones are, nowadays, a necessity for the vast majority of individuals around the globe. In addition to the ubiquitous computing paradigm supported by such devices, ther...

Towards an augmented authenticator in the Cloud

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Pitropakis, N., Yfantopoulos, N., Geneiatakis, D., & Lambrinoudakis, C. (2015)
Towards an augmented authenticator in the Cloud. In 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT)doi:10.1109/isspit.2014.7300603
Many times in the past, critical infrastructures like e-health and e-government services have become a target of cyber-attacks resulting to manipulation of sensitive informati...

A Stateful Mechanism for the Tree-Rule Firewall

Conference Proceeding
Chomsiri, T., He, X., Nanda, P., & Tan, Z. (2014)
A Stateful Mechanism for the Tree-Rule Firewall. In 2014 IEEE 13th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, (122-129). https://doi.org/10.1109/trustcom.2014.20
In this paper, we propose a novel connection tracking mechanism for Tree-rule firewall which essentially organizes firewall rules in a designated Tree structure. A new firewal...