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Featuring 2 Papers as of December 23, 2015

  • Applying Data Analytics on Vulnerability Data by Yogesh Dhinwa - December 23, 2015 

    An organization with services spread across the globe depends on information technology and information systems. Adoption and compliance of information security standards have become mandatory for many organizations, especially those working under government regulations.

  • Security Data Visualization by Balaji Balakrishnan - October 28, 2015 

    The objective of this paper is to provide guidelines on information security data visualization and insights with repeatable process and examples on visualizing (communicating) information security data. Security data visualization can be used in many areas in information security.

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