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Serving as ACNS 2021 Program Co-Chair

Together with the program chair Kazue Sako, I will serve as program co-chair for the 19th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS) in 2021, to be held in Japan.

SeCon 2020

I will be teaching one day of classes at CISPA’s 2nd edition of the Young Researcher Security Convention in March 2020. My classes will provide an overview of Hot topics in Cyber-Physical Security, for example current approaches to security in practical Industrial Control Systems, and recent research directions to improve the state of the art.

2019 in numbers

My year in numbers for 2019.

Conversion of page to Hugo/Academic

I now finished converting this page (and in particular, the ~80 news posts) to use the Hugo framework with Academic theme.

Public Disclosure of KNOB Attack

We are finally able to announce our KNOB attack work, a project with Daniele Antonioli (SUTD) and Kasper Rasmussen (Oxford). In the work, we show that the Bluetooth protocol as used by billions of devices is broken from a security perspective, and attackers can eavesdrop and manipulate communication in a stealthy way.

Google’s Security Conference/Journal ranking 2019

An analysis of the Google Metrics 2019 for security venues.

Successful PhD Defenses by Daniele and Hamid

My two first PhD students, Daniele Antonioli and Hamid Ghaeini, successfully defended their PhD in Singapore yesterday. Daniele presented his thesis with the title “Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Secure Cyber-Physical and Wireless Systems”, which included two recent tier one publications. Hamid’s thesis has the title “Threats to Industrial Control Systems and Process-based Countermeasures”, and included a recent RAID paper.

CfP: CPS-SPC 2019

The Call for Papers for CPS-SPC 2019 was just released.

Cyber-Physical System Security School

I will be teaching one day of classes at the Cyber-Physical System Security School at the University of Padova in July 2019.

2018 in numbers

My year in numbers for 2018.