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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Intelligence-Driven Computer Network Defense Informed by Analysis of Adversary Campaigns and Intrusion Kill Chains

Authors: Eric M. Hutchins, Michael J. Cloppert, Rohan M. Amin, Ph.D. Conference: Paper presented at the 6th Annual International Conference on Information Warfare and Security, Washington, DC, 2011. Abstract: Conventional network defense tools such as intrusion detection systems and anti-virus focus on the vulnerability component of risk, and traditional incident response methodology presupposes a successful […]

Dissertation: Detecting Targeted Malicious Email through Supervised Classification of Persistent Threat and Recipient Oriented Features

Abstract: Targeted email attacks to enable computer network exploitation have become more prevalent, more insidious, and more widely documented in recent years.  Beyond nuisance spam or phishing designed to trick users into revealing personal information, targeted malicious email (TME) facilitates computer network exploitation and the gathering of sensitive information from targeted networks.  These targeted email […]