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Opportunity at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

Designing Cyberdeceptions for Defending Industrial Control Systems from Cyberattacks

Location

Naval Postgraduate School, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Computer Science

RO# Location
62.10.03.C0714 Monterey, CA 939435138

Advisers

name email phone
Neil Charles Rowe ncrowe@nps.edu 831.656.2462

Description

This work will design interfaces to industrial control systems that use deception to impede cyberattacks and other malicious activity.  Techniques to be explored include use of bait files with links to honeypots, false error messages, creation of information overload in an attacker, and giving a false sense of control of processes.  The work will include design of simulated processes and testing the interface with human subjects.

Keywords:
industrial control systems; cyberattacks; defense; deception; interfaces; bait; error messages; information overload

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$67,000.00 $3,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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