End-to-End Service Monitoring for Zero-Touch Networks

In this work, we propose the Monitoring Model Generator (MMG) component to automatically construct templates for service monitoring. MMG implements a novel methodology where service deployment models and standard information models are used as inputs to generate a high-level monitoring template, called Service Monitoring Model (SMM) and built upon an ontology-based schema based on the Resource Description Framework (RDF) vocabulary.

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Exploring Cybersecurity Ecosystem in the Middle East: Towards an SME Recommender System

Cyber-attacks on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are rising. However, they often lack effective strategies to prevent threats such as malware, phishing, denial of service (DoS), and others. In this recent paper from ‘Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility’, the authors first examine the current scenario of cybersecurity in the context of Middle East SMEs, then go on to review existing standards and draw up security recommendations.

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Drill Down into the EU Toolbox for 5G Security

5G networks are becoming a key part of our critical infrastructure, enabling wireless networking in a broad range of scenarios from mobile broadband to massive IoT. Until recently though there has only been moderate noticeable output by national regulators on the specific security risks 5G systems are subject to.
Cybersecurity Magazine takes a look at the efforts made by the EU and its “Toolbox” to better realize guidance beyond industry standards and ensure a common security baseline at scale.

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Extended Abstract: Automatic Detection of HTTP Injection Attacks using Convolutional Neural Network and Deep Neural Network

In a recent paper from the Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility, deep learning techniques are used to develop models that would automatically detect injection attacks in HTTP requests.

An extended abstract is now featured on the Cybersecurity Magazine website.
The full article and results and can found on the Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility webpage: https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/JCSANDM/article/view/2263

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A Secure Trust-aware Cross-layer Routing Protocol for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks

A Secure Trust-aware Cross-layer Routing Protocol for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks
Sihem Baccari, Mohamed Hadded, Haifa Touati, Paul Muhlethaler

VANETs aim to reduce the number of road accident victims and congestion problems while improving the quality of driving. The absence of a central control can make such a network vulnerable to various attacks, both from the outside and from the interior. In this article, a trust-based model is proposal in which each node establishes a trust relationship with its neighbors based on their behaviors during the channel access and packet forwarding process.

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Identity Management Day: the meaning, the importance and the benefits of cyber security

Today is the first-ever Identity Management Day, created to raise awareness, educate and engage business leaders and IT decision makers on cyber security and identity management.
Anurag Kahol, Bitglass, Art Gilliland, Centrify, Ralph Pisani, Exabeam, and Gary Cheetham, CISO at Content Guru, give their insights into why this day was created and what businesses can do to evolve their security landscape and protect their organisation.

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