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Book Chapters

Ismail S; Sitnikova E; Slay J, 2020, 'SCADA Systems Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructures', in Cyber Warfare and Terrorism, IGI Global, pp. 446 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-2466-4.ch028

Journal articles

vanZomeren M; Joiner K; McLean T; Sitnikova E, 2021, 'Leveraging Six-Sigma Techniques in Cybersecurity (preparation)', Journal of Applied Sciences

Fowler S; Joiner K; Sitnikova E, 2021, 'Assessing Cyber-Worthiness of Complex System Capabilities using MBSE: A new rigorous engineering methodology (submitted)', IEEE Systems Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.36227/techrxiv.14703033.v1

Gamal M; Abbas HM; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Sadek RA, 2021, 'Few-Shot Learning for Discovering Anomalous Behaviors in Edge Networks', Computers, Materials and Continua, vol. 69, pp. 1823 - 1837, http://dx.doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2021.012877

Keshk M; Turnbull B; Sitnikova E; Vatsalan D; Moustafa N, 2021, 'Privacy-Preserving Schemes for Safeguarding Heterogeneous Data Sources in Cyber-Physical Systems', IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 55077 - 55097, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3069737

Al-Hawawreh M; Sitnikova E; Aboutorab N, 2021, 'X-IIoTID: A Connectivity-and Device-agnostic Intrusion Dataset for Industrial Internet of Things', IEEE Internet of Things Journal, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2021.3102056

Modini J; Lynar T; Sitnikova E; Joiner K, 2020, 'The Application of Epidemiology for Categorising DNS Cyber Risk Factors', International Journal of Computers and Communications, vol. 8, pp. 12 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/jcc.2020.812002

Al-Hawawreh M; Sitnikova E, 2020, 'Developing a Security Testbed for Industrial Internet of Things', IEEE Internet of Things, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2020.3032093

Joiner K; Rees L; Levett B; Sitnikova E; Townsend D, 2020, 'Learning Environment of Distance and Partly-Distance Postgraduate Coursework Programs', Learning Environments Research, vol. 24, pp. 423 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10984-020-09335-w

Offner K; Sitnikova E; Joiner K; MacIntyre R, 2020, 'Towards understanding cybersecurity capability in Australian healthcare organisations: A systematic review of recent trends, threats and mitigation', Intelligence and National Security, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02684527.2020.1752459

Koroniotis N; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E, 2020, 'A New Network Forensic Framework based on Deep Learning for Internet of Things Networks: A Particle Deep Framework', Future Generation Computers Systems

Joiner K; Rees L; Levett B; Sitnikova E; Townsend D, 2020, 'Efficacy of structured peer critiquing in postgraduate coursework', Studies in Higher Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2020.1716318

Brennan G; Joiner K; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Architectural Choices for Cyber Resilience', Australian Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering, vol. 15, pp. 68 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14488388.2019.1664210

Koroniotis N; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Turnbull B, 2019, 'Towards the Development of Realistic Botnet Dataset in the Internet of Things for Network Forensic Analytics: Bot-IoT Dataset', Future Generation Computer Systems

Al-Hawawreh M; den Hartog F; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Targeted Ransomware: A New Cyber Threat to Edge System of Brownfield Industrial Internet of Things', IEEE Internet of Things

Koroniotis N; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Forensics and Deep Learning Mechanisms for Botnets in Internet of Things: A Survey of Challenges and Solutions', IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 61764 - 61785, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2916717

Keshk M; Sitnikova E; Moustafa N; Hu J; Khalil I, 2019, 'An Integrated Framework for Privacy-Preserving based Anomaly Detection for Cyber-Physical Systems', IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tsusc.2019.2906657

Joiner KF; Ghildyal A; Devine N; Laing A; Coull A; Sitnikova E, 2018, 'Four testing types core to informed ICT governance for cyber-resilient systems', International Journal of Advances in Security, vol. 11, pp. 313 - 327, http://www.iariajournals.org/security/sec_v11_n34_2018_paged.pdf

Hassan M; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Turnbull B, 2018, 'Privacy-preserving big data analytics for cyber-physical systems', Wireless Networks, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11276-018-01912-5

Joiner KF; Atkinson SR; Christensen PH; Sitnikova E, 2018, 'Cybersecurity for Allied Future Submarines', World Journal of Engineering and Technology, vol. 6, pp. 696 - 712, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/wjet.2018.64045

Al-Hawawreh M; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E, 2018, 'Identification of Malicious Activities in Industrial Internet of Things Based on Deep Learning Models', Journal of Information Security and Applications, vol. 41, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2018.05.002

Sitnikova E, 2017, 'Developing Postgraduate Cyber Security Programs at the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at the University of New South Wales Canberra at ADFA', Journal of the Colloquium for Information System Security Education (CISSE), vol. 1

Fowler S; Sweetman C; Ravindran S; Joiner KF; Sitnikova E, 2017, 'Developing cyber-security policies that penetrate Australian defence acquisitions', The Australian Defence Force Journal, http://www.defence.gov.au/adc/adfj/Documents/issue_202/Sweetman_July_2017.pdf

Sitnikova E; Slay J; Ismail S, 2016, 'SCADA Systems Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructures: Case Studies in Multiple Sectors', Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism, vol. v.6, pp. 79 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/IJCWT.2016070107

Sitnikova E; Pelton JN; Singh I, 2015, 'Cyber Threats, Extreme Solar Events and EMPs', Inside Homeland Security Journal, http://www.abchs.com/ihs/WINTER2015/Pelton_Singh_Sitnikova_92.php

Sitnikova E; Asgarkhani M, 2015, 'Developing a Strategic Framework for Managing Security in SCADA Systems', The Journal in Information Warfare, vol. 13, https://www.jinfowar.com/journal-issue/volume-13-issue-4

S Dhenesh V; Sitnikova E; Slay J, 2012, 'Lessons Towards Developing An Integrated Tool-support for Small Team Meetings', International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business, vol. 4, pp. 42 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.5815/ijieeb.2012.05.06

Dhenesh VS; Sitnikova E; Slay J, 2012, 'An integrated tool-support for small team meetings: Lessons from observations of team meetings in organisations', International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, vol. 45, pp. 1 - 7

Ferris TLJ; Sitnikova E; Duff AH, 2010, 'Building graduate capabilities to communicate research and plans successfully', International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 26, pp. 891 - 899

Slay J; Sitnikova E, 2009, 'The development of a generic framework for the forensic analysis of SCADA and process control systems', Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol. 8 LNICST, pp. 77 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02312-5_9

Sitnikova E; Kroeger T; Cook S, 2007, 'Software and systems engineering process capability in the South Australian defence industry', Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, vol. 3, pp. 129 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11334-007-0020-5

Conference Papers

Ranji R; Sitnikova E; Hartog FD, 2021, 'How to define utility for use in practical wireless network resource trading platforms', in 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2021 - Proceedings, IEEE, presented at 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops), 14 June 2021 - 23 June 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCWorkshops50388.2021.9473761

Hassan M; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Turnbull B; Vatsalan D, 2020, 'Privacy-Preserving Techniques for Protecting Large-Scale Data of Cyber-Physical Systems', Tokyo, Japan, presented at The 16th International Conference on Mobility, Sensing and Networking (MSN 2020), Tokyo, Japan, 19 December 2020

Modini J; Lynar T; Sitnikova E; Joiner K, 2020, 'Applications of Epidemiology to Cyber Security', Chester, U.K., presented at 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, Chester, U.K., 25 June 2020 - 26 June 2020

Davidson L; Sitnikova E; Joiner K, 2020, 'Defining the workforce and training array for the Cyber Risk Management and Cyber Resilience methodology of an Army', Chester, U.K., presented at 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, Chester, U.K., 25 June 2020 - 26 June 2020

Ul Huque M; Yego K; Sioutis C; Nobakht M; Sitnikova E; den Hartog F, 2019, 'A system architecture for time-sensitive heterogeneous wireless distributed software-defined networks', in 2019 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS), IEEE, Canberra, presented at 2019 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS), Canberra, 12 November 2019 - 14 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/milcis.2019.8930753

Al-Hawawreh M; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Leveraging Deep Learning Models for Ransomware Detection in the Industrial Internet of Things Environment', in 2019 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2019 - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2019.8930732

Fowler S; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Toward a framework for assessing the cyber-worthiness of complex mission critical systems', in 2019 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2019 - Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2019.8930800

AL-Hawawreh M; Sitnikova E; Den Hartog F, 2019, 'An efficient intrusion detection model for edge system in brownfield industrial internet of things', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, ACM Press, pp. 83 - 87, presented at the 3rd International Conference, 22 August 2019 - 24 August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3361758.3361762

AL-Hawawreh M; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Industrial internet of things based ransomware detection using stacked variational neural network', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, ACM Press, pp. 126 - 130, presented at the 3rd International Conference, 22 August 2019 - 24 August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3361758.3361763

Brennan G; Joiner K; Sitnikova E, 2019, 'Bespoke versus Open Architectures: Impacts on Cyber-Resilience of Mission-Critical Systems', in SETE 2019: Systems Engineering Test and Evaluation Conference 2019, Institute of Engineers Australia, Canberra, Australia, presented at SYSTEMS ENGINEERING TEST AND EVALUATION CONFERENCE 2019: Systems, Science and Engineering for a better Australia, Canberra, Australia, 29 April 2019 - 01 May 2019, https://search.informit.com.au/browsePublication;res=IELENG;isbn=9781925627312

Sitnikova E; Saberi M; Townsend D; Joiner KF; Robertson E, 2018, 'Lessons learned: Understanding online engagement satisfaction in a large postgraduate Information Assurance Principles (IAP) course', in Proceedings, AAEE2018 Conferences, Hamilton, New Zealand, Australasian Association Engineering Education, Hamilton, New Zealand, presented at Australasian Association Engineering Education, Hamilton, New Zealand, 08 December 2018 - 12 December 2018, https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/18aaee/proceedings/AAEE18_Sitnikova_68.pdf

Monks K; Sitnikova E; Moustafa N, 2018, 'Cyber intrusion detection in operations of bulk handling ports', in Josang A (ed.), European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, ECCWS, Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, Oslo, Norway, pp. 307 - 316, presented at 17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ECCWS 2018, Oslo, Norway, 28 June 2018 - 29 June 2018

Morrison C; Sitnikova E; Shoval S, 2018, 'A review of the relationship between cyber-physical systems, autonomous vehicles and their trustworthiness', in Hurley JS; Chen JQ (ed.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, ICCWS 2018, Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, National Defense University, Washington DC, pp. 611 - 621, presented at 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS 2018), National Defense University, Washington DC, 08 March 2018 - 09 March 2018, http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_6343459-ICCWS-2018-PDF-Proceedings-of-the-13th-International-Conference-on-Cyber-Warfare-and-Security.html

Wilson SW; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E, 2018, 'A Digital Identity Stack to Improve Privacy in the IoT', in IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things, IEEE, Singapore, pp. 25 - 29, presented at IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things, Singapore, 05 February 2018 - 08 February 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WF-IoT.2018.8355199

Marsden T; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Creech G, 2017, 'Probability Risk Identification Based Intrusion Detection System for SCADA Systems', in Mobile Networks and Management, Springer International Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 353 - 363, presented at 9th International Conference, MONAMI 2017, Melbourne, Australia, 13 December 2017 - 15 December 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90775-8_28

Koroniotis N; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Slay J, 2017, 'Towards Developing Network forensic mechanism for Botnet Activities in the IoT based on Machine Learning Techniques', in Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST, Springer International Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 30 - 44, presented at 9th International Conference, MONAMI 2017, Melbourne, Australia, 13 December 2017 - 15 December 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90775-8_3

Hassan MM; Moustafa N; Sitnikova E; Creech G, 2017, 'Privacy Preservation Intrusion Detection Technique for SCADA Systems', in 2017 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2017 - Proceedings, Canberra, pp. 1 - 6, presented at MilCIS 2017 IEEE Stream, Canberra, 14 November 2017 - 16 November 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2017.8190422

Moustafa N; Creech G; Sitnikova E; Hassan M, 2017, 'Collaborative Anomaly Detection Framework for handling Big Data of Cloud Computing', in 2017 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2017 - Proceedings, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1 - 6, presented at Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS), Canberra, Australia, 13 November 2017 - 14 November 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MilCIS.2017.8190421

Joiner KF; Atkinson SR; Sitnikova E, 2017, 'Cybersecurity Challenges and Processes for Australia's Future Submarine', in Skinner CJ; Morgan GA (ed.), 4th Submarine Science, Technology & Engineering Conference 2017, Submarine Institute of Australia, Adelaide, pp. 165 - 174, presented at 4th Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference 2017 (SubSTEC4), Adelaide, 13 November 2017 - 16 November 2017, http://www.submarineinstitute.com/


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