Joining Forces to Understand Motives Behind Cyberattacks

Researchers combining cyberdata forensics and human-centric social network analysis to develop counter-strategies for cyberattacks

keyboardA UA research group is working is testing whether cooperation between computational and social scientists can yield a breakthrough in predicting cyberattacks and identifying their sources.

The ECE's Loukas Lazos and Jerzy Rozenblit, University Distinguished Professor and Raymond J. Oglethorpe Endowed Chair, are teaming with primary investigator Brint Milward, the Providence Service Corporation Chair in the School of Government and Public Policy, and fellow co-investigator Ronald Breiger, a sociology professor, to develop models of cyberattack characteristics, classify adversarial groups, and -- using social network science -- analyze those groups.

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