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Cyril NALPAS

It was bound to happen:  NSA exploits published by the Shadowbrokers group on April 14th 2017 were finally used to launch a massive cyberattack. Its final cost is still to be determined but it is expected to be substantial. The timing of the attack is quite surprising. Given that the exploits involved are available since…

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Faced with the increasing complexity of networks and a shortage of human resources, the active defence of networks must be entrusted to automated systems… provided that they are reliable in recognising threats. The need for behavioural analysis The beginning of 2016 has been marked by the resurgence of ransomware, with particularly harmful effects for health establishments. Several…

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Information theory[1] is overwhelmed by Quantum Logic; a logic that is difficult to apprehend because its counter intuitive notions seem to be opposite to our apparent world. This Quantum Logic offers a strong contribution to IT Security, but reveals itself to be a double-edged tool: indeed, it calls into question classical cryptography, making vulnerable our…

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Over the last years, numerous studies have demonstrated that small- and medium-sized enterprises are the main victims of economic cybercrime[1][2]. Beyond the initial suspicion regarding the origin of such studies (it could indeed be primarily a marketing attempt to enter an almost still-untapped market), the cost to fight cybercrime is undoubtedly an issue. And although…

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