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Active Cyber Surveys the Standards Landscape for OT and IoT Systems Security

A Plethora of Standards and Guidance for OT / IoT Security In my research into OT and IoT systems security, I have come across a plethora of guidance and standards...

Measuring the Cyber Resiliency of OT and IT Systems

Recently, I was talking with my daughter, the engineer, about testing. She is the lead engineer for payload integration and test for a large NASA space telescope. Our discussion got...

Active Cyber Interviews NIST Scientists on the Next Generation Access Control Standard

Many years ago I was hosting a series of workshops on a variety of security topics. One of those topics dealt with role-based, attribute-based, and policy-based access control approaches and...

Learn About Emerging Research in Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Security in This Active Cyber Interview With NIST’s Dr. Ed Griffor

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been given considerable attention lately, and for good reason, as large tech giants such as Google, Apple, Amazon and of course Tesla have invested hundreds of...

Bulb Security Lights the Way to Better Mobile Security

I have always had a deep appreciation for the skills of a good pentester. However, elite pentesters – those who rule their craft and make magic happen on their keyboards...

DHS S&T Lays Out a Broad Yet Innovative Portfolio of Cybersecurity Research In This Year’s Showcase

I attended my first DHS S&T Showcase 3 years ago and since then I have looked forward eagerly each year to see what new cyber technologies are emerging from the...

Mr. Robert Rahmer, Program Manager of IARPA’s CAUSE Program, Discusses Progress in Cyber Event Forecasting Research

I have attended several conferences where researchers and practitioners describe some type of early warning system for cyber attacks. Some predictive systems involve the sharing of threat intelligence of attackers’...

University of Maryland 15th Annual Forum Highlights Research At Intersection of Cyber, Business, and Public Policy

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....

ActiveCyber Interviews Professor Ehab Al-Shaer on Advanced Research in Autonomous Cyber Defenses

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...