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Malware 2018 Best Paper Award

Malware 2018
Best Paper Award - Research Track

Presented to

William Fleshman, Richard Zak and Mark McLean

Laboratory for Physical Sciences, USA


Edward Raff and Charles Nicholas

Booz Allen Hamilton and

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA


In recognition to their contributions to the Field of Information and Systems Security

and the quality and timeliness of their work as embodied in the manuscript:


“Static Malware Detection & Subterfuge: Quantifying the Robustness of Machine Learning and Current Anti-Viruscalable Encryption Fingerprinting in Dynamic Malware Trace" 

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  Afternoon Program

01:30 - 02:30 PM:

Session # 5  Defense Techniques & Other Musings

Chair: Richard Brooks

1570477304 - "A Hybrid Tool to Increase the Usability and Scalability of Existing Hybrid Malware Detection Schemes" by Danny Kim, Daniel Mirksy and Amir Majlesi-kupaei, University of Maryland, USA; Rajeev Barua, Maryland University, USA.


1570487771 - "Malware Anomaly Detection on Virtual Assistants" by Ni An, Alexander Duff, Mahshid Noorani, Steven Weber and Spiros Mancoridis, Drexel University, USA.

1570477869 - "Model-driven Timing Consistency for Active Malware Redirection" by  Rory Klein, Tyler Barkley, Weston Clizbe and Jennifer Bateman, Western Washington University, USA; Julian Rrushi, Oakland University, USA.


02:30 - 03:00 PM

Afternoon Break

03:00 - 05:30 PM:

Session # 6:  Anti Malware Techniques

Chair: Fernando Colon Osorio

1570487952 - "SCRaaPS: X.509 Certificate Revocation Using the Blockchain-based Scrybe Secure Provenance System" by Sai Medury and Anthony Skjellum, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA;  Richard Ree Brooks and Lu Yu, Clemson University, USA.

1570489001 - "Attacks on industrial enterprises using remote administration tools" by Vyacheslav Kopeytsev, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team, Kaspersky Labs, Russian Federation.


1570481395 - "Unmasking Criminal Enterprises: An Analysis of Bitcoin Transactions" by Jonathan Oakley, Lu Yu and Richard Ree Brooks, Clemson University, USA; Carl Worley, Auburn University, USA; Anthony Skjellum, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA.

05:30 - 07:30 PM: Break
07:30 - 08:30 PM:
Cocktail Party & Networking Event: Get to Know your fellow Researchers, Industry Practitioners, and Government Practitioners as well.
08:30 - 10:30 PM:
Best Paper Award Gala Dinner