Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

2014

Publication Title

Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security

Abstract

The Visualization for Cyber Security research community (VizSec) addresses longstanding challenges in cyber security by adapting and evaluating information visualization techniques with application to the cyber security domain. This research effort has created many tools and techniques that could be applied to improve cyber security, yet the community has not yet established unified standards for evaluating these approaches to predict their operational validity. In this paper, we survey and categorize the evaluation metrics, components and techniques that have been utilized in the past decade of VizSec research literature. We also discuss existing methodological gaps in evaluating visualization in cyber security, and suggest potential avenues for future re- search in order to help establish an agenda for advancing the state-of-the-art in evaluating cyber security visualization.

Keywords

Cyber security, information visualization, evaluation

First Page

49

Last Page

56

Rights

Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee. © VIZSEC ’14 Paris, France

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