KTH-SEECS Applied Information Security Lab

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

Project Grant Approval



HEC approves the Proposal titled "Secure and Authorized Dynamic Group Resource Management" worth 5 Million PKR -- 2013-11-04

The KTH – Applied Information Security lab, directed by Dr. Muhammad Awais Shibli,  is pleased to announce the approval of their project proposal entitled “Secure and Authorized Dynamic Group Resource Management” by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. The proposal is approved with a budget of rupees 5 million over a period of 24 months. The project will be a comprehensive research and development targeting the area of group secure information sharing (g-SIS), which will aim at developing a holistic solution to the problems of dynamic access control within group-centric environment, management of group resources and delegation of rights within groups. The goal of this project is to facilitate educational institutions all over Pakistan as well as the security agencies, research community and software houses by providing a comprehensive solution to the problems related to group secure communication. We would like to express our deepest gratitude for the tremendous support we have received from everyone. We need your support and prayers to bring positive visibility of the emerging research culture in Pakistani universities. Also, we encourage dedicated individuals with passion for research, development, and innovation to work with us and gain first-hand knowledge in this state-of-the-art domain. For more deitals click here.


National ICT R&D approves the Proposal titled "Extensible Access Control Framework for Cloud based Applications" worth 13 Million PKR -- 2013-03-03

With the grace of Allah-Almighty, KTH- Applied Information Security Lab is pleased to announce the approval of their project proposal entitled “Extensible Access Control Framework for Cloud based Applications” by National ICT R&D Fund, Ministry of Information Technology. The proposal is approved with the proposed budget of 13 Million PKR over a period of 24 months. This project focuses on the design and development of a generic access control framework for the Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted Cloud applications. The main goal of this project is to facilitate private and public sectors by help assuring them that their information on Cloud is appropriately and securely managed. It will serves as an incubator and capacity builder for higher education and our research institutes. The project is an initiative taken by KTH-AIS to make Pakistan visible as a credible partner in the worldwide Cloud Security community. We need your support and prayers to bring positive visibility of the emerging research culture in Pakistani universities. We encourage undergraduate students of NUST to come forward and avail an opportunity to work with our graduate researchers and gain firsthand knowledge in the state-of-the-art Cloud security.