Trusted Transactions: Methods for Remote System Attestation

This paper was originally written for CS-555 which was Advanced Operating Systems: Distributed Systems, taught by Professor B.C. Neuman.
The paper was the final report for the class discussing my selected topic which was methods for ensuring trust between remote systems.
The paper can be downloaded here.

Botnets and Their Application to National Security and Defense

This paper was originally written for EE-490 which was SIGINT-1, taught by Professor/Captain Vicente Garcia.

The paper discusses the background of botnets, how they operate, some methods used for detecting and defeating botnets and how a botnet could be used for national security and defense purposes.

The paper can be downloaded here.