Publications

Sarah Lewis Cortes, Darknet Investigation and Forensic Techniques. In Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Seattle. v. 24, 2018, (accepted).

Sarah Lewis Cortes and Gareth Owenson, A Freedom Hosting Darknet Case Study: Anatomy of a Takedown. In Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Seattle. v. 24, 2018, (accepted).

Sarah Lewis Cortes, Darknet Correlations for Data Breach Early Detection and Prevention, Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST18) (submitted).

Sarah Lewis Cortes, MLAT World Treaty Cartel Internet Overlay for Digital Traffic Analytics for MLAT.is, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST17), April 2017.

Aaron Jaggard, Aaron Johnson, Sarah Lewis Cortes, Paul Syverson, and Joan Feigenbaum, 20,000 in League Under the Sea, Anonymous Communication, Trust, MLATs, and Undersea Cables, [pdf] Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETS-15th International Symposium). 1(1), pp 4–24, (2015). ISSN (Online) 2299-0984, DOI: 10.1515/popets-2015-0002.

Sarah Lewis Cortes, Legalizing Domestic Surveillance: The Role of Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in Deanonymizing TorBrowser Technology, Richmond Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT), Vol. 22 #2 (December 2015), pp. 1-99, http://jolt.richmond.edu/2015/12/05/v22i1article2.pdf

Sarah Lewis Cortes, Cyberterrorism. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, Ed. Paul Joseph (2016) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483359878.n174.

Robin W. Cotton, Catherine Grgicak, Sarah Lewis Cortes, Margaret Terrill, Charlotte J. Word, DNA Mixtures, www.DNAmixtures.com. Boston University School of Medicine, Biomedical Forensic Sciences. This project was supported by Award No. 2008-DN-BX-K158 awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice. Note: This application was highlighted in Executive Office of the President, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Report to the President: Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods, September 20, 2016, p. 83. https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/PCAST/pcast_forensic_science_report_final.pdf.

Sarah Lewis Cortes, CircuitBlasTor: Practical Privacy Optimizing for Real-life Proprietary Information Protection, (submitted).

“Jurisdictional Arbitrage in Anonymous Network Path Selection” (with Andrew Lewman (The Tor Project, OWL Cybersecurity), Aditya Rao and Christo Wilson (Northeastern University)) (submitted).

Sarah Lewis Cortes, Rebecca Herold, Gal Shpantzer, Chris Veltsos, “Chapter 3: Legal Frameworks for Smart Grid Privacy,” (with the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Cyber Security Working Group (CSWG)) NIST: NISTIR 7628 2014 Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security: Vol. 2, Privacy and the Smart Grid, 2014, pp. 8-21 (pp. 304-317).

Sarah Lewis Cortes, Rebecca Herold, Gal Shpantzer, Chris Veltsos, “Chapter 3: Legal Frameworks for Smart Grid Privacy,” (with the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Cyber Security Working Group (CSWG)) NIST: NISTIR 7628 2010 Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security: Vol. 2, Privacy and the Smart Grid, 2010, pp. 7-15 (pp. 323-331).