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We are going to hold "The 5th International Workshop on Cybersecurity" at Kyushu University (Ito Campus) on July 10th.
Please refer to the information below for details regarding this event.



Date: 10th July 2017


Time: 1:00pm - 5:20pm


Venue: Open Seminer Room3, Ito Library, Kyushu University

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13:00-13:10      Opening Remarks -Koji Okamura (Kyushu Univ.)
Chair: Danilo V. Vargas
13:10-13:30 Anupam Joshi (UMBC): On Securing IoT/CPS systems

  • Anupam Joshi is the Oros Family Professor and Chair of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County(UMBC).
    He is the Director of UMBC’s Center for Cybersecurity, and the Co-Technical Director of the National Cybersecurity FFRDC.
    He is a Fellow of IEEE.
    Dr. Joshi obtained a B.Tech degree from IIT Delhi in 1989, and a Masters and Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1991 and 1993 respectively.
    His research interests are in the broad area of networked computing and intelligent systems.
    His primary focus has been on data management and security/privacy in mobile/pervasive computing environments, and policy driven approaches to security and privacy.
    He is also interested in Semantic Web and Data/Text/Web Analytics, especially their applications to (cyber) security.
    He has published over 225 technical papers with an h-index of 76 and over 20000 citations (per Google scholar), filed and been granted several patents, and has obtained research support from National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency(DARPA), US Dept of Defense (DoD), NIST, IBM, Microsoft, Qualcom, Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin amongst others.
13:30-13:50 Daniele Sgandurra (Royal Holloway): Threat Modelling for IoT Devices

  • Daniele Sgandurra is a Lecturer at the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London, where is associated with the Smart Card and IoT Security Centre.
    He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, with a thesis on virtual machine introspection-based security.
    Daniele has been a visiting researcher at IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, a PostDoc researcher at the National Research Council of Italy, and a Research Associate at Imperial College London.
    His current research focuses on cybersecurity of systems, in particular mobile and virtualisation, threat modelling for IoT, and ransomware analysis.
13:50-14:10 Karuna Joshi (UMBC): IoT and Cloud Data Security and Privacy

  • Karuna P. Joshi is a Research Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
    Her research focuses on Data Science and Big Data Analytics, especially legal text analytics; privacy and security of Big Data and Cloud; and cloud enabled Health IT services.
    She has published over 30 papers, including in journals like IEEE Transactions on Service Computing and conferences like IEEE Big Data and IEEE CLOUD.
    Her research is supported by organizations like DoD, ONR, NIST, NSF, GE and IBM.
    She was also awarded the TEDCO MII award for exploring the commercialization of her research.
    She has been awarded the prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship.
    She also has over 15 years of industrial experience, primarily as an IT project manager.
    She worked at the International Monetary Fund for nearly a decade.
    Her managerial experience includes portfolio/program/project management across various domains.
    She received the MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from UMBC and bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai,India.
14:10-14:30 Awny M. El-Mohandes (E-JUST): Lightweight Encryption Algorithms for Resource Limited Devices

  • Awny El-Mohandes received the BSc degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, in 2008, and the MSc degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, in 2013.
    In 2015, he joined Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Egypt, as a PhD student with the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering.
    His research interests include the areas of cryptography algorithms, digital signal processing for communication and biomedical applications, and low-power ASIC design and implementation.
14:30-14:50      Break
Chair: Awny M. El-Mohandes
14:50-15:10 Ikuta Tanigawa (Kyushu Univ., WP1): IoT Robot Simulator for Secure Context-Sensitive and Live-Adaptive Software Developments

  • Ikuta Tanigawa received his bachelor degree in engineering from Tokai University Japan in 2013, and his master degree in engineering from Tokai University Japan in 2015.
    He is now a Ph.D. candidate student of Kyushu University.
    His research interests include software engineering and embedded systems.
15:10-15:30 Ismi Abidi (IITD, WP2): Potential security threats in the IoT world

  • I am currently working under Dr. S R Sarangi as a PhD scholar in Dept of Computer Science & IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India.
    I have received my Mtech (Gold Medalist) and Btech degrees in Computer Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, UP, India in 2015 and 2013 respectively.
    My current research interests include systems security, pattern recognition, architecture, and Internet of Things.
    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions or clarifications.
15:30-15:50 Yuuki Nishida, Shota Johjima, Kazuya Nakayama, Yusuke Tsutsumi (Kyushu Univ., WP3): A Study on Blockchain for IoT Security

  • Yuki Nishida is a master student of Kyushu graduate school. He graduated from Kyushu University in 2017.
    His research interest is IoT security
  • Shota Johjima is a master student of Kyushu guraduate school. He graduated from Kyushu University in 2017.
    His research interests are IoT security and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Kazuya Nakayama is a bachelor student of Kyushu University. His research is secure data-communication using blockchain.
  • Yusuke Tsutsumi is a bachelor student of Kyushu University. His research is realizing IoT security using hashgraph.
15:50-16:10      Break
Chair: Ismi Abidi
16:10-16:30 Ma Chenguang (Kyushu Univ., WP4): Web-based Viewer for Educational Multimedia Materials of IoT Security with Learning Analytics

  • She is a Master course student of Informatics Department, Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, JAPAN.
    Her current research interests include development technology such as authoring tools and frameworks based on Linked Data for e-Learning materials of IoT security with learning analytics.
    She is also interested in serious games of IoT security can be used as educational materials.
16:30-16:50 Sanouphab Phomkeona (Kyushu Univ., WP5): A Research on Phishing Mails Investigation and Malware Analysis

  • Sanouphab Phomkeona is a lecturer at Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Laos, Lao P.D.R.
    He received his Bachelor Degree (B. Science of Mathematics and Computer Science Since) from National University of Laos and obtained his Master Degree (M. Eng of Knowledge-Based Information Engineering) from Toyohashi University of Technology.
    He has been work with private company in Vientiane Capital for 2 years between 2011-2013 focus on IT specialist.
    Supported by AUN SEED- Net project by JICA, he leaves as lecturer temporary and currently, he is a PhD candidate and belong to Department of Advanced Information Technology, Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan.
16:50-17:10 Su Jiawei (Kyushu Univ., WP6): A Brief Introduction to IoT Malware and its Detection

  • Jiawei Su is a first year doctoral student in Information security at the Kyushu University Japan, studying under Professor Kouichi Sakurai and Assistant professor Danilo V Vargas.
    His current research topics include adversarial machine learning specific for convolutional neuron network and application of machine learning technique on cyber security problems, such as security of Internet of things.
    Before joining the Kyushu University, he was a master student at Yokohama National University, Japan and working with the topics of implementing machine learning techniques for solving web security problems.
17:10-17:20      Closing -Danilo V. Vargas (Kyushu Univ.)