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Insider Attack and Cyber Security : Beyond the Hacker

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This book defines the nature and scope of insider problems as viewed by the financial industry. This edited volume is based on the first workshop on Insider Attack and Cyber Security, IACS 2007. The workshop was a joint effort from the Information Security Departments of Columbia University and Dartmouth College. The book sets an agenda for an ongoing research initiative to solve one of the most vexing problems encountered in security, and a range of topics from critical IT infrastructure to insider threats. In some ways, the insider problem is the ultimate security problem.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 223 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 18.29mm | 530g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2008 ed.
  • 20 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 223 p. 20 illus.
  • 0387773215
  • 9780387773216
  • 1,662,603

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Insider Attack and Cyber Security: Beyond the Hacker defines the nature and scope of the insider attack problem as viewed by the financial industry. This edited volume is based on the first workshop on Insider Attack and Cyber Security, IACS 2007. The workshop was a joint effort from the Computer Science Departments of Columbia University and Dartmouth College.



This book sets an agenda for an ongoing research initiative to solve one of the most vexing problems encountered in computer security, and includes the following topics: critical IT infrastructure protection, insider threats, awareness and dealing with nefarious human activities in a manner that respects individual liberties and privacy policies of organizations while providing the best protection of critical resources and services. In some sense, the insider problem is the ultimate security problem. This volume concludes with technical and legal challenges facing researchers who study and propose solutions to mitigate insider attacks.



Insider Attack and Cyber Security: Beyond the Hacker is designed for a professional audience composed of researchers and practitioners in industry. It is also suitable as an advanced-level text or reference book for students in computer science and electrical engineering.
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Table of contents

The Insider Attack Problem Nature and Scope.- Reflections on the Insider Threat.- The "Big Picture" of Insider IT Sabotage Across U.S. Critical Infrastructures.- Data Theft: A Prototypical Insider Threat.- A Survey of Insider Attack Detection Research.- Naive Bayes as a Masquerade Detector: Addressing a Chronic Failure.- Towards a Virtualization-enabled Framework for Information Traceability (VFIT).- Reconfigurable Tamper-resistant Hardware Support Against Insider Threats: The Trusted ILLIAC Approach.- Surviving Insider Attacks: A Call for System Experiments.- Preventative Directions For Insider Threat Mitigation Via Access Control.- Taking Stock and Looking Forward - An Outsider's Perspective on the Insider Threat.- Hard Problems and Research Challenges.- Hard Problems and Research Challenges Concluding Remarks.
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"This edited book provides a timely summary of recent research and development results in this area of insider-related cybersecurity issues. ... the book is up to the standards for presentation to an academic audience ... . this book does add positively to the developing literature on insider attacks ... ." (Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, ACM Computing Reviews, March, 2009)
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"This edited book provides a timely summary of recent research and development results in this area of insider-related cybersecurity issues. ... the book is up to the standards for presentation to an academic audience ... . this book does add positively to the developing literature on insider attacks ... ." (Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, ACM Computing Reviews, March, 2009)
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