Publications : Network Security

Noncompliance as Deviant Behavior: An Automated Black-box Noncompliance Checker for 4G LTE Cellular Devices

The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2021
Syed Rafiul Hussain*, Imtiaz Karim*, Abdullah Al Ishtiaq, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino (*=equal contribution)

ProChecker: An Automated Security and Privacy Analysis Framework for 4G LTE Protocol Implementations

The 41st IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2021.
Imtiaz Karim, Syed Rafiul Hussain, Elisa Bertino

Look Before You Leap: Secure Connection Bootstrapping for 5G Networks to Defend Against Fake Base-Stations

The 16th ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), 2021.
Ankush Singla, Rouzbeh Behnia, Syed Rafiul Hussain, Attila Yavuz , and Elisa Bertino

PHOENIX: Device-Centric Cellular Network Protocol Monitoring using Runtime Verification

The Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2021.
Mitziu Echeverria, Zeeshan Ahmed , Bincheng Wang , M. Fareed Arif , Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury

Analyzing the Attack Landscape of Zigbee-enabled IoT System sand Reinstating Users’ Privacy

13th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), 2020
Weicheng Wang, Fabrizio Cicala, Syed Rafiul Hussain, Elisa Bertino, and Ninghui Li

5G Security and Privacy: A Research Roadmap

Computing Community Consortium (CCC), 2020
Elisa Bertino, Syed Rafiul Hussain, and Omar Chowdhury

Protecting the 4G and 5G Cellular Paging Protocols against Security and Privacy Attacks

The 20th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), 2020
Ankush Singla, Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, Ninghui Li, and Elisa Bertino

5GReasoner: A Property-Directed Security and Privacy Analysis Framework for 5G Cellular Network Protocol

The 26th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2019
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Imtiaz Karim, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino

Insecure Connection Bootstrapping in Cellular Networks: The Root of All Evil

The 12th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), 2019
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Ankush Singla, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino

LTEInspector: A Systematic Approach for Adversarial Testing of 4G LTE

Qualcomm Security Summit, 2018
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, Shagufta Mehnaz, and Elisa Bertino

LTEInspector: A Systematic Approach for Adversarial Testing of 4G LTE

The 25th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2018
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, Shagufta Mehnaz, and Elisa Bertino

Deterrence of User Equipment Device Location Tracking

US Patent App. 15/369,508 and 10/154,369, 2018.
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shruti Sanadhya, and Kyu-Han Kim

Mobile Virtual Private Network Configuration

US Patent App. 16/070,948
Syed Rafiul Hussain, and Kyu-Han Kim

Secure Seamless Bluetooth Low Energy Connection Migration for Unmodified IoT Devices

IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2017
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino

Seamless and Secure Bluetooth LE Connection Migration

Seventh ACM on Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY), 2017
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino

Secure Data Provenance Compression Using Arithmetic Coding in Wireless Sensor Networks

The 33rd IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 2014
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Changda Wang, Salmin Sultana, and Elisa Bertino

Dictionary Based Secure Provenance Compression for Wireless Sensor Networks

IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 2014
Syed Rafiul Hussain*, Changda Wang*, and Elisa Bertino (* indicates equal contribution)

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 (HONET), 2013.
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Ala Odeh, Amrut Shivakumar, Shalini Chauhan, and Khaled Harfoush

SAAMAN: Scalable Address Autoconfiguration in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), Springer, Volume 19, Issue 3, 2011
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Subrata Saha 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.
Subrata Saha, Syed Rafiul Hussain 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
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Subrata Saha and Ashikur Rahman,