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Aziz Mohaisen

Aziz Mohaisen

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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Research Scientist

Biography

Aziz Mohaisen is a Research Scientist on the Verisign Labs team. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2012, where he worked on several projects in the areas of systems security and data privacy. His Ph.D. dissertation was entitled "Trustworthy computing on social networks: measurements and new applications" and won a doctoral dissertation fellowship from the graduate school of the University of Minnesota. Before pursuing graduate studies at Minnesota, Aziz was a Member of Engineering Staff at the Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute, a large R&D institute in South Korea. His research interests are broadly in the areas of networked systems, systems security, data privacy and measurements.

Research

Recent Publications

  1. Unveiling Zeus: Automated Classification of Malware Samples: Abedelaziz Mohaisen and Omar Alrawi In SIMPLEX 2013 (held with WWW 2013), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2013 Also available as a Technical Report VRSN-TR-2013002, Verisign Labs, 2013
  2. Protecting Access Privacy of Cached Contents in Information Centric Network: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Xinwen Zhang, Max Schuchard, Haiyong Xie, Yongdae Kim 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2013) A shorter version appeared in ACM CCS 2012 (Poster). Also available as a Tech Report
  3. Trustworthy Distributed Computing on Social Network: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Abhishek Chandra, and Yongdae Kim 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2013) Also see media coverage in MIT TR, The Verge, MSN.COM, Data News
  4. Dynamix: Anonymity on Dynamic Social Structures: Abedelaziz Mohaisen and Yongdae Kim 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2013)
  5. Secure encounter-based social networks: Requirements, challenges and designs: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Denis Foo Kune, Eugene Vasserman, Myungsun Kim and Yongdae Kim IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (IEEE TDSC), 2013 Also appeared as an abstract and a poster in ACM CCS 2010
  6. Trading Optimality for Scalability in Large-scale Opportunistic Routing: Yanhua Li, Abedelaziz Mohaisen and Zhi-Li Zhang IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (IEEE TVT), to appear, 2013
  7. Parallel QRD-M encoder for multi-user MIMO systems: Manar Mohaisen, Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Merouane Debbah Springer's Telecommunication Systems Journal, 2013
  8. Improving Social Network-based Sybil Defenses by Augmenting Social Graphs: Abedelaziz Mohaisen and Scott Hollenbeck Technical Report VRSN-TR-2013001, Verisign Labs, 2013
  9. Private Top-k Aggregation Protocols: Myungsun Kim, Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Jung Hee Cheon and Yongdae Kim. In the 15th Annual International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ICISC 2012).
  10. Protecting Access Privacy of Cached Contents in Information Centric Networks: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, X. Zhang, M. Schuchard, H. Xie, Y. Kim, In ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2012, Abstract)
  11. Measuring Bias in the Mixing Time of Social Graphs due to Graph Sampling: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Pengkui Luo, Yanhua Li, Yongdae Kim, Zhi-Li Zhang, In The 2012 Military Communications Conference (MILCOM 2012)
  12. On the Mixing Time of Directed Social Graphs and Security Implications: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Nicholas Hopper and Yongdae Kim, In The 7th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2012)
  13. Collaboration in Social Network-based Information Dissemination: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Tamer AbuHmed, Ting Zhu, Manar Mohaisen, In The 28th IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2012)
  14. DEOS: Dynamic Energy-Oriented Scheduling for Sustainable Wireless Sensor Networks: Ting Zhu, Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Yi Ping, Don Towsley, The 31st IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2012)
  15. Keep your friends close: Incorporating trust into social network-based Sybil defenses: Mohaisen, Nicholas Hopper, Yongdae Kim, In The 30th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2011)
  16. Losing control of the Internet: Using the data plane to attack the control plane: Max Schuchard, Eugene Y. Vasserman, Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Denis Foo Kune, Nicholas Hopper, Yongdae Kim,In The 18th ISOC Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2011)
    Media: New Scientist, Slashdot, CBS News, The Register
  17. Measuring the mixing time of social graphs: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Aaram Yun, Yongdae Kim, In The 10th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2010)
  18. SocialCloud: Using Social Networks for Building Distributed Computing Services: Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Abhishek Chandra and Yongdae Kim, Technical Report, CS Department, University of Minnesota (also in arXiv:1112.2254
    Media: MIT Technology Review, The Verge, MSN.COM (French), DataNews (Dutch)

Recent services

  • TPC Member, ICDCS 2013, 8-11 July 2013, Philadelphia, USA
  • TPC Member, HotPOST 2013 (with ICDCS 2013), 8 July 2013, Philadelphia, USA
  • TPC Member, CPNS 2013 (with ICDCS 2013), 8 July 2013, Philadelphia, USA
  • TPC Member, IWCMC 2013, 1-5 July 2013, Cagliari (Sardinia), Italy
  • TPC Member, TRUST 2013, 17-19 June 2013, London, UK
  • TPC Member, Networking 2013, 22-24 May 2013, Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • TPC Member, SIMPLEX 2013 (with WWW 2013), 13-17 May 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (co-chair)
  • TPC Member, WiNMee 2013 (with WiOPT 2013), 13-17 May 2013, Tsukuba Science City, Japan
  • TPC Member, SCC 2013 (with ASIACCS 2013), 8-10 May 2013 Hangzhou, China.
  • TPC Member, ICISC 2012, 28-30 Nov 2012 Seoul, Korea
  • TPC Member, ACM STC 2012, 16 Oct 2012, Raleigh, NC, USA

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