Social Engineering Your Employees to Information Security

By Martin Manjak

This paper will examine the role and value of Information Security Awareness efforts in the organization. I will discuss the various threats (e.g., social engineering tactics) targeting employees that an InfoSec Awareness campaign is designed to counter. We will review some of the obstacles to implementing a program, offer some tools and strategies for developing effective materials, and lastly look at two case studies of Information Security Awareness campaigns at the University at Albany, SUNY. The appendices contain samples of actual materials developed using the methods discussed in the paper.
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DoS Attack Prevention Technique in Wireless Sensor Networks

by Shital Patil and Sangita Chaudhari

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) has wide applications in data gathering and data transmission via wireless networks. Due to the weaknesses in the WSN, the sensor nodes are vulnerable to most of the security threats. Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is most popular attack on these sensor nodes. Some attack prevention techniques must be used against DoS attacks. There are different techniques to prevent DoS attack in wireless sensor network. In this paper, an immune system is proposed for the DoS attack on WSN which will improve the accuracy rate of attack prevention, reduce the false alarm rate and able to recognize different Dos attack.
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