Current information and communications technology poses a variety of ethical challenges for researchers. In this paper, we present an intellectual framework for understanding and applying ethical principles in networking and security research rooted in the guidance suggested by an ongoing Department of Homeland Security working group on ethics. By providing… (More)
—New and innovative technologies will only make a difference if they are deployed and used. It does not matter how visionary a technology is unless it meets the needs and requirements of customers/users and it is available as a product via channels that are acceptable to the customers/users. One of the biggest ongoing challenges within the cybersecurity… (More)
DNSSEC is properly understood as a component in an ecology of security protocols and measures.
In wireless sensor networks, it is critical to restrict the network access only to eligible sensor nodes, while messages from outsiders will not be forwarded in the networks. In this paper, we present the design, implementation, and evaluation of a secure network access system for wireless sensor networks. This paper makes three contributions: First, it… (More)
Government-funded initiatives, in cooperation with private-sector partners in key technology areas, are fundamental to cybersecurity technical transformation.
This chapter reports on our experiences with POSSE, a project studying " Portable Open Source Security Elements " as part of the larger DARPA effort on Composable High Assurance Trusted Systems. We describe the organization created to manage POSSE and the significant acceleration in producing widely used secure software that has resulted. POSSE's two main… (More)