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The Science of Security and Privacy 2019 Annual Report is now available. This report highlights the progress and accomplishments of the Science of Security and Privacy initiative.
    A B O U T  T H E  C O M P E T I T I O N   In order to encourage the development of the scientific foundations of cybersecurity, the National Security Agency (NSA) established The Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition. NSA invites nominations of papers that show an outstanding contribution to...
SoS Musings #46 - The Battle Against Fileless Malware Attacks Continues As organizations adopt more advanced attack detection and prevention methods, cybercriminals continue to increase the sophistication of their attack methods. Today's adversaries are increasingly adopting fileless attack techniques to circumvent...
CMU launches new privacy engineering options Two new options make it easier for working professionals to receive privacy engineering training Daniel Tkacik NOV 23, 2020 As new privacy regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act require companies to improve the way...
Cryptomining and Cryptojacking - What Are They? Cryptocurrency is digital money with no physical representation generated by solving math problems called hashes. People "earn" cryptocurrency by using their computers to either solve or verify solutions to math problems. While there are hundreds of cryptocurrencies,...
Winter 2021 SoS Quarterly Lablet Meeting The Winter 2021 Science of Security and Privacy (SoS) Quarterly Lablet meeting was hosted virtually by Vanderbilt University (VU) on January 12-13, 2021. The virtual attendees from the government and six SoS Lablets were welcomed by Xenefon Koutsoukos, the Principal...
https://www.nsa.gov/News-Features/Feature-Stories/Article-View/Article/2396500/science-of-securitys-annual-security-conference-goes-virtual-and-gets-r... Photo of Adam Tagert behind computer monitor FT. MEADE, Md., Oct. 28, 2020 -- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), so we have been celebrating...
Spotlight on Lablet Research #15 - Project: Reasoning about Accidental and Malicious Misuse via Formal Methods Lablet: North Carolina State University This project seeks to aid security analysts in identifying and protecting against accidental and malicious actions by users or software through automated...

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