Percentages, Probabilities and Professions of Performance


Jim Alves-Foss, Center for Secure and Dependable Systems University of Idaho

Short Experience Paper


Experimental cybersecurity publication should provide readers with a reliable report of the experimental methods, dataset(s) used and full analysis of the results to allow the readers to fully understand the capabilities and limitations of the experiment, and to compare the results to other similar tools or processes. This paper provides an example of looking at experimental results a few different ways, in an attempt to get a better understanding of the underlying processes. We encourage other authors to do the same. We conclude with some basic recommendations.

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@inproceedings {238242,
author = {Jim Alves-Foss},
title = {Percentages, Probabilities and Professions of Performance},
booktitle = {12th USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET 19)},
year = {2019},
address = {Santa Clara, CA},
url = {},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = aug