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Our research repositories present a collection of open-source resources that showcase research and analysis that has directly influenced our initiatives. Non-IST publications are copyrighted by external authors not affiliated with IST.

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Combatting Ransomware: A Comprehensive Framework for Action: Key Recommendations from the Ransomware Task Force

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Future Digital Threats to Democracy – Trends and Drivers

Vera Zakem, Alexa Wehsener, Nina M. Miller

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Hotline Between Two Koreas: Status, Limitations and Future Tasks

Dr. Chung-in Moon and Boo Seung-Chan

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Building Communications Norms Across Nuclear C2

Dr. Salma Shaheen

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Nuclear Hotlines: Origins, Evolution, Applications

Steven E. Miller

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Formals Methods for NC3 Systems

Adam Wick

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Pay Attention

Alexa Wehsener

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The AES Project: Any Lessons for NC3?

Thomas Berson

SUMMARY

Tom Berson details how lessons from the Advanced Encryption Standard Competition can aid the development of international NC3 components and even be mirrored in the creation of a CATALINK community. From 1997 through 2001, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (US) (NIST) ran an open, transparent, international competition to design and select a standard block cipher called the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). The competition proved productive, engaging, educational, surprising, and successful.

This paper is accompanied by a Fourth Leg podcast: Mathematics of Trust and Betrayal.

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