Publications

Patents

[2] Syed Rafiul Hussain, and Kyu-Han Kim, “Mobile Virtual Private Network Configuration”, US Patent App. 16/070,948, 2019.

[1] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shruti Sanadhya, and Kyu-Han Kim, “Deterrence of user equipment device location tracking”, US Patent App. 15/369,508 and 10/154,369, 2018

Conferences and Journals

[15] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Omar Chowdhury, Ninghui Li, and Elisa Bertino, “Privacy Attacks to the 4G and 5G Cellular Paging Protocols Using Side Channel Information”, The 26th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS’19). Best Paper Award Honorable Mention.

[14] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Ankush Singla, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino, “Insecure Connection Bootstrapping in Cellular Networks: The Root of All Evil”, will appear to 12th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec’19).

[13] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino, “Securing the Insecure Link of Internet-of-Things Using Next-Generation Smart Gateways”, will appear to 5th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, (DCOSS’19) .

[12] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, Shagufta Mehnaz, and Elisa Bertino, “LTEInspector: A Systematic Approach for Adversarial Testing of 4G LTE”, Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS’18).

[11] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino, “Secure Seamless Bluetooth Low Energy Connection Migration for Unmodified IoT Devices”, IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2017.

[10] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino, “SeamBlue: Seamless Bluetooth Low Energy Connection Migration for Unmodified IoT Devices”, ACM SIGBED International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), Uppsala, Sweden, 2017, pages 132-143. Best Paper Award Nomination

[9] Lorenzo Bossi, Elisa Bertino, and Syed Rafiul Hussain, “A System for Profiling and Monitoring Database Access Patterns by Application Programs for Anomaly Detection”, IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering (TSE), 2016.

[8] Asmaa Sallam, Elisa Bertino, Syed Rafiul Hussain, David Landers, R. Michael Lefler, and Donald Steiner, “DBSAFE – An Anomaly Detection System to Protect Databases from Exfiltration Attempts”, IEEE Systems Journal, 2015.

[7] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Asmaa Sallam, and Elisa Bertino, “DetAnom: Detecting Anomalous Database Transaction by Insiders”,, CODASPY, 2015, San Antonio, TX.

[6] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Changda Wang, and Elisa Bertino, “Dictionary Based Secure Provenance Compression for Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 2014. (*equal contribution)

[5] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Changda Wang, Salmin Sultana, and Elisa Bertino, “Secure Data Provenance Compression Using Arithmetic Coding in Wireless Sensor Networks”, The 33rd IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), December 2014, Austin, TX.

[4] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Ala Odeh, Amrut Shivakumar, Shalini Chauhan, and Khaled Harfoush, “Real-time Traffic Congestion Management and Deadlock Avoidance for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks”, The 10th International Conference on High-Capacity Optical Networks and Emerging/Enabling Technology, December 2013, Cyprus.

[3] Subrata Saha, Syed Rafiul Hussain and Ashikur Rahman, “RBP: Reliable Broadcasting Protocol in Large Scale Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, The 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2010), Australia, April 2010, pp. 526-532. (Acceptance rate: 27%)

[2] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Subrata Saha and Ashikur Rahman, “SAAMAN: Scalable Address Autoconfiguration in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), Springer, Volume 19, Issue 3 (2011), pp. 394 -426. DOI: 10.1007/s10922-010-9187-4. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.356/2009)

[1] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Subrata Saha and Ashikur Rahman, “An Efficient and Scalable Address Autoconfiguration in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, The 8th International Conference on Ad-Hoc, Mobile and Wireless Networks (ADHOC-NOW 2009), September 2009, Spain, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, LNCS 5793/2009, pp. 152-165. (Acceptance rate: 26%) pdf

Posters

[2] Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino, “Seamless and Secure Bluetooth LE Connection Migration”, CODASPY, 2017.

[1] Elisa Bertino, Lorenzo Bossi, Syed Rafiul Hussain, and Asmaa Sallam, “Monitoring DBMS activity for detecting data exfiltration by insiders”. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Information Security Symposium, 2015. Best Poster Award Runner Up