KTH-SEECS Applied Information Security Lab

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

News

Year 2015


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Amir Ali -- 2015-10-01

    We are pleased to announce that Mr. Amir Ali has successfully defended his MS-CCS thesis titled "GARD: Generic access Right Delegation framework in collaborative Environment ". He was able to complete his thesis with in the allotted time. Congratulations Mr. Amir, on your accomplishment. We wish you good luck with your future endeavors.


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Yasir Mehmood -- 2015-07-15

    We are pleased to announce that Mr. Yasir Mehmood has defended his MS-CCS thesis titled "Distributed Intrusion detection System Using Mobile Agents in Cloud Computing Environment ". He was able to complete his thesis with in the allotted time. During his thesis, he also published a research paper titled “Intrusion Detection System in Cloud Computing: Challenges and Opportunities”. Congratulations Mr. Yasir, on this achievement. 


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Anam Zahid -- 2015-06-04

    We are pleased to announce that Ms. Anam Zahid has defended her MS-IT thesis titled "Secure Sharding and Key management in cloud ". She also got her paper published, titled, “Security of Sharded NoSQL Databases: A Comparative Analysis”. She completed her thesis with in the allotted time. Best wishes to Ms. Anam in all of her future endeavors. 


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Irfan Azhar -- 2015-05-06

    We are happy to announce that Mr. Irfan Azhar has defended his MSc thesis titled "Keeping crypto keys secret in accessible hardware ". During his thesis, he also published a research paper titled “Keeping Secret Keys Secret in Open Systems”. He was able to complete his thesis with in the allotted time.
    Congratulations Mr. Irfan, on your achievement and all the best for your future.


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Osama Bin Fardoon -- 2015-03-20

    We are pleased to announce that Osama Bin Fardoon has defended his MSc thesis titled "Design and Implementation of security protocol for NFC based financial applications ". He was able to complete his thesis well within the allotted time. Congratulations Osama, on this achievement.


  • Conference paper accepted in 12th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations, ITNG -- 2015-03-12

    Paper titled, "Taxonomy of Delegation Model" by Amir Ali, Umme Habiba, Muhammad Awais Shibli has been published In "12th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations, ITNG, April 13-15, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


  • Cyber Security Challenges and Opportunities in the Context of Pakistan -- 2015-03-04

    Nust organized a brief session to highlight the increasing threats of Cyber Crimes and Cyber Terrorism in Pakistan. The aim of this session was to gather the major stakeholders from across the country to help enforce the 7 Action Cyber Secure Pakistan Plan and establishment of think tanks. They exchanged  their views on cyber security policy and thechallenges that are being faced in formulation and implementaion cyber security policy of Pakistan.

                               


  • Conference paper Published in 4th International Multi TopIc Conference, Springer -- 2015-02-20

    Paper titled, "A Novel Authorization Scheme for Cloud Federation" by Fowz Masood, Hirra Anwar, Muhammad Awais Shibli has been published In "4th International Multi TopIc Conference, Springer, Feb 2015, MUET Pakistan.


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Fowz Masood -- 2015-02-13

    We are very pleased to announce that Fowz Masood has defended his MSc thesis titled "Enhancing Trust in Cloud Federation ". He was able to complete his thesis well with in the allotted time. We are proud of his accomplishments. Congratulations Fowz, on your achievement! Wish you good luck for your future endeavors. 


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Faria Mehak -- 2015-02-11

    We are extremely pleased to announce that Faria Mehak has defended her MSc thesis titled "Security-as-a-Service for Column-Oriented NoSQL Databases in Cloud ". Faria’s accomplishments during her MSc studies are remarkable with numerous peer-reviewed presentations, abstracts and published articles in various prestigious confrences and journals. She was able to complete her thesis with in the allotted time. Her work simply is at the forefront of the field and we are extremely proud of her accomplishments.
    Congratulations Faria, you surely deserve every honour that you have received!


  • Journal Paper Published in Springer -- 2015-01-16

    Paper titled, "Cloud authorization: exploring techniques and approach towards effective access control framework" by Rahat Masood, Muhammad Awais Shibli, Yumna Ghazi, Ayesha Kanwal, Arshad Ali has been published In: Journal of Frontiers of Computer Science, 16 January, 2015.


  • Successful Master Thesis Defense of Naveed Ahmed -- 2015-01-07

    KTH - AIS Lab is pleased to announce the successful Masters' thesis defense of Mr. Naveed Ahmad. His thesis titled "Secure Migration of Virtual Machine (SV2M) in Cloud Federation using Enhanced Key Management", aims toward providing a comprehensive system for secure migration of VM in the Cloud environment. After performing a thorough security requirement analysis of the VM migration process, the proposed SV2M provides security features such as authorization, confidentiality, replay protection, integrity, mutual authentication and source non-repudiation with negligible modifications in existing infrastructure. He has also enhanced the key manager of Cloud provider by introducing new features for the management and storage of keys, involved in the SV2M solution. Furthermore, he has also incorporated the SV2M in a widely-used, open source Cloud platform, and evaluated it with respect to performance and security. Naveed's accomplishments during his MS thesis are two publications at well-reputed conferences of IEEE & Springer. We congratulate Naveed on this achievement.