I recently attended the Fifteenth Annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective at the University of Maryland. The forum was hosted by Professors Lawrence A. Gordon, Martin P. Loeb, and William Lucyshyn. You may remember the interview I did with Professor Gordon a while back on his collaboration with Professor […]
Research & Standards
ActiveCyber covers the latest research efforts and open standards affecting active cyber defenses. Learn about the latest developments emerging from government and industry labs – from moving target defenses to biologically-inspired immunity defenses. Find out how the leading thinkers are addressing the challenges of securing the Internet of Things. Keep up-to-date on new standards and open source tools for adaptive security and the cloud, security automation, and intelligence-based defenses. This Spotlight will raise your awareness of the emerging trends that can improve your defenses against the dynamic cyber threat.
In my research on various security topics I kept running across the work of Professor Al-Shaer, whether I was investigating SDN and security, security automation and orchestration, network resiliency, IoT security, autonomous security, and much more. So I was delighted to meet him in person when we both attended the same conference this fall. His […]
Learn about the expansive portfolio of cyber security research going on at DHS HSARPA as Dr. Doug Maughan lays out the many cyber research programs planned and underway to tackle cyber’s tough problems in this interview with ActiveCyber. I attended the DHS HSARPA Cyber R&D Showcase held in Washington, D.C. a little while back and […]
I remember reading not long ago a news snippet about NSA deprecating some aspects of Elliptic Curve Cryptography due to quantum computing. Quantum computing has been futuristic for quite some time but it appears that it is starting to mature quickly. I decided to ask two of my crypto friends for the story behind this […]
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU APL) hosted a “Community Day” October 5th to highlight some of the research conducted on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS – Dr. Peter Fonash) and the National Security Agency (NSA – Mike Herring) on “Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense” or IACD. Wende Peters of JHU APL, […]
Active Cyber Defense – A Hotbed of Research and Development One way you can evaluate what’s trending in information technology and what’s not is looking over what is happening in R&D. Since the US federal government is one of the biggest spenders in R&D, you can begin to find out what is going on by […]