Security & Privacy
This grant was for the development of an open source front-end for SMTP servers, implementing a novel TCP-layer algorithm to reduce the impact of in-bound email spam (released to the public as ‘Stockade’).
The Cyber Safe Community project aimed to increase the public awareness of online safety, security and online crime prevention to three target groups - children, parents and seniors - in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW, by presenting workshops and providing information to these target markets.
An Open Source Tool for Passive Detection of Unsolicited Network Scans in Small ISP and Enterprise Networks
The grant was for the development of software to develop an open source tool that will aid in the detection of pre-infection network scans that frequently precede the creation of spammer botnets and zombie farms.