Research

NEWS Highlights

- RISE and Ericsson Security Day, 2019, October 02, Kista Science Tower

- Invited Panal: ACM WiSec 2018


I am leading the Cybersecurity Lab at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden Stockholm, where I have been working since 2008. RISE Cybersecurity is a part of the RISE Compuer Science department  (formerly SICS) and is among the largest cybersecurity groups in Sweden consisting of 18 researchers (including 12 PhDs and 4 PhD students). Currently, the lab is involved in 16 research projects, funded by H2020, Eurostars, Celtic-Plus, ECSEL, EIT, the Swedish strategic funding agencies SSF and VR, the Swedish Innovation Agency VINNOVA, and directly by Swedish industry. My core research topic is cybersecurity and the Internet of Things. 

I have a PhD degree in IoT Security, Masters in Information and Communication Systems Security, and Bachelors’ in Computer Science. In addition to leading the Cybersecurity Lab @ RISE, I am also an Associate Professor (Swedish Docent) in Uppsala University where I have four PhD students as the main supervisor. I am also a Member of the CONCORDIA Management Board, an H2020 pilot project aimed at creating the European Cybersecurity Excellence Centre. 


I am currently supervising 4 PhD students and 3 Post-docs as the main supervisor. 

Research Interests

  • Communication security in the IoT
    • IPsec and DTLS
    • Secure CoAP
    • 6LoWPAN security
    • IEEE 802.15.4 security
    • WirelessHART security
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for IoT
    • Certificate enrollment and revocation 
    • Certificate-based asymmetric cryptography
    • Lightweight digital certificates 
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IoT Security 
  • Intrusion Detection in the IoT, RPL Security
  • Secure Storage in the IoT [Fusion]
  • IoT Key Management [S3K] [TinyIKE]
  • Secure cloud-connected IoT [SecureSense]
  • Smart grid and smart metering security
  • Ransomware and IoT [Ransomeware]
  • Blockchain and IoT [MindtheGap]
  • Security and IP Connectivity for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

We work on Contiki-NG, an operating system for resource constrained embedded devices. 

Scientific Committees and Services

ECSO: Member of European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) and regularly participates in its meetings
EARTO: Member of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO) - participates in the Security and Defence Research WG

Journal Editor

  • Associate Editor (AE) of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal (2016-2019)

Conference TPC Member:

  • TPC co-Chair IEEE EuroS&P Workshop on Software Security for IoT, June 16 2019, Stockholm 
  • The 23nd Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems (NordSec’18),  28 - 30 November 2018,  Oslo, Norway
  • IEEE Globecom 2018 SAC IoT, December 09-13, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • TPC Chair: The 12th IEEE ICOSST conference 2018
  • NDSS DISS 2018 (NDSS Workshop on Decentralized IoT Security and Standards). February 18-21, 2018, San Diego, CA
  • EWSN’18 RED-IOT, February 14-16, 2018 - Madrid, Spain
  • 2018 IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 05-08 February, 2018, Singapore
  • 2018 IEEE 1st 5G World Forum (5GWF’18), 9-11 July, 2018, Santa Clara, California
  • Third International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security (IoTBDS'18), 19-21 March, 2018, Madeira, Portugal
  • The 3rd Annual IoT Global Innovation Forum (IoTGIF'17 ), June 27-29, 2017, Barcelona, Spain
  • The 6th International Symposium on Security and Privacy on Internet of Things (SPIoT2017), December 12-15, 2017, Guangzhou, China
  • 1st Global Internet of Things Summit (GIoTS 2017), June 6-9, 2017, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • IEEE ICC 2017 SAC - Internet of Things, 21-25 May 2017, Paris, France
  • The Third International Symposium on Ubiquitous Networking (UNet'17), May 10-12, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Second International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security (IoTBDS'17), 22-24 April, 2017, Porto, Portugal. 
  • 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 12-14 December 2016,  Reston, USA.
  • 1st EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Vehicular Network (SPVAN'16), November 17–18, 2016, Madrid, Spain.
  • The 14th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC 2016), Aug 24-26, 2016, Paris, France.
  • The 10th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM'16), July 24 - 28, 2016 - Nice, France.
  • IEEE ICC 2016 SAC - Internet of Things, 23-27 May, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • The 5th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI’16), September 21-24, 2016, Jaipur, India
  • The 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) - Technologies, Applications and Social Implications, 14-16 December 2015, Milan, Italy.
  • The 12th International IEEE Conference on HONET - ICT, December 21-23, 2015, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • The 2015 International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2015), 19-23 October 2015, Shenzhen, China. 
  • The 3rd IEEE WiMoB Workshop on Internet of Things Communications and Technologies 2015 (IOT-CT2015), October 19 - 21, 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Security and Privacy for Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (IoT/CPS-Security 2015), June 8, 2015, London.
  • IEEE ICC 2015 SAC - Internet of Things, 8-12 June, 2015, London, UK.
  • The 6th International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-cube 2015), October 26–27, 2015, Rome, Italy.
  • The 9th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM'15), August 23 - 28, 2015, Venice, Italy.
  • The Seconds International Workshop on Robots and Sensor Clouds (RSC’15), in conjunction with the Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC), August 17-20, 2015, Belfort, France.
  • The 4th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI’15), August 10-13, 2015, Kochi, India.
  • The International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC’15), October 14-16, 2014, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
  • The 3rd International Conference on Computing, Management and Telecommunications (ComManTel 2015), December 28-30 2015, Da Nang, Vietnam.
  • The 6th IEEE International Workshop on Management of Emerging Networks and Services (IEEE MENS 2014) in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, Austin, TX, USA.
  • The 2014 International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2014), 3-7 November 2014, Vienna, Austria. 
  • International Workshop on Robots and Sensor Clouds (RSC’14), in conjunction with the Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC), August 17-20, 2014, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
  • The 8th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM'14), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • The Fifth International Conference on Communications and Electronics (ICCE’14),  30th July - 1st August, 2014, Da Nang, Vietnam.
  • The International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC’14), October 15-17, 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • The 2013 International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2013), 2-6 December 2013, Las Vegas, USA. 
  • The 7th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM'13), Barcelona, Spain.
  • The 5th IEEE International Workshop on Management of Emerging Networks and Services (IEEE MENS 2013) in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • The 3rd International Multi-topic Conference (IMTIC'13), Jamshoro Pakistan.
  • The Sixth International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM'12), Rome Italy.
  • 2012 International Workshop on the Security of the Internet of Things (SecIoT 2012).
  • ACM International Workshop on Sensor-Enhanced Safety and Security in Public Spaces (SESP 2012).

Journal Reviewer 

  • Ad Hoc Network (Elsevier) - 2014 
  • Computer Communications - The International Journal for the Computer and Telecommunications Industry (Elsevier) - 2014 
  • Transaction on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (Wiley- 2017 
  • Internation Journal of Communication Systems  (Wiley) - 2016 
  • Security and Communication Networks (Wiley) - 2012
  • Journal of Information Security and Applications (Elsevier- 2015 
  • Communication Networks and Distributed Systems (InderScience Journal) - 2014
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (IEEE Journal) - 2013
  • IEEE Sensors (IEEE Journal) - 2013
  • IEEE Network (IEEE Magazine) - 2013
  • ACM TOSN (ACM Journal) - 2015

Conference Reviewer

  • IEEE LCN 2013
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2014

Education

 I completed industrial PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden (formerly SICS), Stockholm and Mälardalen University Sweden. I hold a Technology of Licentiate degree from Mälardalen University Västerås Sweden, and Master of Science degree in Information and Communication Systems Security (ICSS) from KTH The Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden. I also hold a 4-years Bachelors of Science degree in Information Technology from Pakistan. In my Bachelors degree I topped the whole batch with 3.9/4.0 GPA and was awarded Gold Medal. During my PhD studies, I have attended a number of summer schools including the International CONET Summer School focused on "SENIOT: From Sensor Networks to Networked Intelligent Objects" held in Bertinoro (Forlì-Cesena), July 2009, Italy. 
































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