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"Nomad: Mitigating Arbitrary Cloud Side Channels via Provider-Assisted Migration" has been announced as the winning paper of the 4th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition. Two additional papers were selected to receive an honorable mention. See the Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition Home...
NSA released an article about the visit that the three winning students. These students are outstanding cybersecurity researchers. https://www.nsa.gov/news-features/news-stories/2016/research-sponsors-special-award.shtml More Information about the ISEF Trip: http://cps-vo.org/node/26177
Submissions are solicited for the 4th Annual Hot Topics in the Science of Security (HoTSoS) Symposium and Bootcamp, which will be held April 4-5, 2017 at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover, Maryland. The symposium will include a mix of invited talks, refereed papers, panels, tutorials, and posters. As in prior years...
Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, funded by Microsoft founder, Paul Allen, has updated their Semantic Scholar. It is a search engine powered with Machine Learning and AI. It was released in 2015 for the Computer Science Field and recently added nurosciences. Yes, you can find Science of Security there. URL:...
The Apache Foundation accepted a new Open Source Project - Spot. It was donated to them from Intel and Cloudera. It's a platform on Hadoop to do cloud data analytics to find cyber threats. Apache Spot can analyze billions of events in order to detect unknown threats, insider threats, and gain a new level of visibility into...
NIST releases a draft Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder, a tool organizations can use to assess their cybersecurity effectiveness of their cybersecurity risk management efforts. It's named after Baldrige, the Commerence Secretary under Reagan. The public is invited to comment on the tool/questionarie until December...
The Christian Science Monitor published 15 profiles of cybersecurity "stars" who are under 15. These kids are already advancing cybersecurity. http://passcode.csmonitor.com/hackerkids

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  • Abstract: Code Hunt (https://www.codehunt.com/) from Microsoft Research is a web-based serious gaming platform being popularly used for various programming contests. In this paper, we demonstrate preliminary statistical analysis of a Code Hunt data set that contains the programs written by students (only)... more
  • Abstract: Healthcare technology--sometimes called "healthtech" or "healthsec"--is enmeshed with security and privacy via usability, performance, and cost-effectiveness issues. It is multidisciplinary, distributed, and complex--and it also involves many competing stakeholders and interests. To address the... more
  • Abstract: The prevalence of smart devices has promoted the popularity of mobile applications (a.k.a. apps) in recent years. A number of interesting and important questions remain unanswered, such as why a user likes/dislikes an app, how an app becomes popular or eventually perishes, how a user selects apps... more

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