Empirical framework for situation awareness measurement techniques in network defense

Evangelopoulou, M. and Johnson, C. (2015) Empirical framework for situation awareness measurement techniques in network defense. In: CyberSA 2015, London, 8-9 June 2015, (doi:10.1109/CyberSA.2015.7166132)

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Abstract

his paper presents an empirical framework for implementing Situation Awareness Measurement Techniques in a Network Defense environment. Bearing in mind the rise of Cyber-crime and the importance of Cyber security, the role of the security analyst (or as this paper will refer to them, defenders) is critical. In this paper the role of Situation Awareness Measurement Techniques will be presented and explained briefly. Input from previous studies will be given and an empirical framework of how to measure Situation Awareness in a computing network environment will be offered in two main parts. The first one will include the networking infrastructure of the system. The second part will be focused on specifying which Situation Awareness Techniques are going to be used and which Situation Awareness critical questions need to be asked to improve future decision making in cyber-security. Finally, a discussion will take place concerning the proposed approach, the chosen methodology and further validation.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Evangelopoulou, Miss Maria and Johnson, Professor Chris
Authors: Evangelopoulou, M., and Johnson, C.
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 IEEE
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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