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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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To the Point of Failure: Identifying Failure Points for Crisis Communications Systems

Leah Walker, Alexa Wehsener

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Mapping the Ransomware Payment Ecosystem: A Comprehensive Visualization of the Process and Participants

Zoë Brammer

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Plan maestro de defensa contra los programas de secuestro

Grupo de Trabajo sobre Programas de Secuestro

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Cyber Incident Reporting Framework

Cyber Threat Alliance, Institute for Security and Technology

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Digital Tools, Cognition, and Democracy: A Review of the Literature

Zoë Brammer, Sage Miller, Leah Walker

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Reasoning: How digital technologies influence decision making and judgment

Stephanie Rodriguez

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Attention: How digital technologies influence what we notice, what we focus on, and how we learn

Stephanie Rodriguez

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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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