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January 20, 2022

Anomaly detection for industrial control systems (ICS)

Industrial control systems (ICSs) combine distributed computing with physical process monitoring and control. They are comprised of elements providing feedback from the physical world (sensors) and elements influencing it (actuators), as well as computers and controller networks, which process the feedback data and issue commands to the actuators. Many ICSs...

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January 14, 2022

Look back at the CONCORDIA Open Door 2021

In its third edition, Concordia Open Door (COD) continued the series of annual meetups for the European heterogenous cybersecurity community. If you've never heard about it, it's time to be aware that CONCORDIA is organizing these events to connect all the cybersecurity stakeholders in Europe to create valuable exchanges between...

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January 6, 2022

The long-standing problem of email attacks

For several years now, the digital revolution has radically changed people's daily lives, both their private and work lives. The use of the Internet and its services has become indispensable for interaction between people and a priority for all companies that want to remain competitive on the market. Although digitalization...

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December 9, 2021

To Share, or Not to Share, that is the trust question

Dynamic Digital Age Technology changes the world at an ever-increasing pace. Whether we like it or not. The change is expedited by both non-digital global occurrences such as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic (Covid-19) as well as by increased and ever-converging technical capabilities such as connected devices, platforms, available data, artificial...

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December 2, 2021

Who should I trust when I seek the truth?

(Machine learning for “fake-news” detection) For many of us these days, it is not unusual to wonder whether something we read or hear in the media (traditional or social) is true or not. One of the main activities in the CONCORDIA project is focused on the User-Centric Security, where our...

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November 25, 2021

CONCORDIA’s Incident Clearing House: a Closer Look

In this blog post we are going to have a closer look at one of the core components of CONCORDIA's Threat Intelligence Platform: the Incident Clearing House. What does it do? How does it work? And how does it integrate with the other platform components? A Core Component The Incident...

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November 18, 2021

The long-standing problem of email attacks

For several years now, the digital revolution has radically changed people's daily lives, both their private and work lives. The use of the Internet and its services has become indispensable for interaction between people and a priority for all companies that want to remain competitive on the market. Although digitalization...

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November 11, 2021

The market for lemons on the market for ideas

In a previous blog post i explained the link between trust, misinformation and user behavior. Two major points follow from that text: The first is that trust is an invisible enabler of the socio-technical interactions within a system, whereas misinformation (or information disorder/pollution in general) is a tangible disabler of...

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November 4, 2021

Developing and running a testbed for the DDoS Clearing House

Demonstrating the DDoS Clearing House in a representative simulated environment Authors: Thijs van den Hout (1), Remco Poortinga - van Wijnen (2), Cristian Hesselman (1, 3), Christos Papachristos (4), Karin Vink (1) SIDN, the Netherlands SURF, the Netherlands University of Twente, the Netherlands FORTH, Greece We have created a distributed...

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October 26, 2021

Cybersecurity Roadmap for Europe by CONCORDIA

All future global market-dominant products and services will likely be located in the digital world, in cyberspace, or at least interact strongly with it. Cybersecurity is the pillar of the digital society and the guarantee of trust and cooperation. Therefore, cybersecurity and its roadmap cannot be analysed only from a...

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