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A Guide to Understanding Security Testing and Test Documentation in Trusted Systems

National Computer Security Association
Added 2017-01-10

Guidelines for Writing Trusted Facility Manuals

National Computer Security Association
Added 2017-01-10

A Guide to Understanding Covert Channel Analysis of Trusted Systems

National Computer Security Association
Added 2017-01-10

Glossary of Computer Security Terms

National Computer Security Association
Added 2017-01-10

Department of Defense Password Management Guideline

Department of Defense
Added 2017-01-10

Trusted Product Evaluations A Guide for Vendors

National Computer Security Association
Added 2017-01-10

Trusted Product Evaluation Questionnaire

National Computer Security Association
Added 2017-01-10

The Application of Natural Language Processing to Open Source Intelligence for Ontology Development in the Advanced Persistent Threat Domain

CERIAS TR 2016-8
Corey T. Holzer
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Over the past decade, the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) has risen to forefront of cybersecurity threats. APTs are a major contributor to the billions of dollars lost by corporations around the world annually. The threat is significant enough that the Navy Cyber Power 2020 plan identified them as a “must mitigate” threat in order to ensure the security of its warfighting network. Reports, white papers, and various other open source materials offer a plethora of information to cybersecurity professionals regarding these APT attacks and the organizations behind them but mining and correlating information out of these various sources needs the support of standardized language and a common understand of terms that comes from an accepted APT ontology. This paper and its related research applies the science of Natural Language Processing Open Source Intelligence in order to build an open source Ontology in the APT domain with the goal of building a dictionary and taxonomy for this complex domain.

Added 2017-01-09

Conference Proceedings

InfowarCon, NCSA
Added 2016-12-09

Electronic Civil Defense for the 21st century

InfowarCon, NCSA
Added 2016-12-09

Defining the European Perspective

InfowarCon, NCSA
Added 2016-12-09