IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security
3–5 October 2022 // Austin, TX, USA // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference

Full Program

Sunday, 2 October 2022

06:30PM - 09:00PM - Reception

Monday, 3 October 2022

7:30AM - 08:45AM - Breakfast

8:45AM - 09:00AM - Opening Remarks - TPC Chairs

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9:00AM - 10:00AM - Keynote 1 - Guevara Noubir

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10:00 AM - 10:30AM - Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 12:00AM - Session 1 A: Adversarial ML

Session Chair: Rui Hu (University of Nevada Reno)

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ACADIA: Efficient and Robust Adversarial Attacks Against Deep Reinforcement Learning
Haider Ali and Mohannad Al Ameedi (Virginia Tech, USA); Ananthram Swami (Army Research Lab., USA); Rui Ning (Old Dominion University, USA); Jiang Li (Old Dominion University & Electrical and Computer Engineering, USA); Hongyi Wu (The University of Arizona, USA); Jin-Hee Cho (Virginia Tech, USA)

MultiEvasion: Evasion Attacks Against Multiple Malware Detectors
Hao Liu (University of Cincinnati, USA); Wenhai Sun (Purdue University, USA); Nan Niu and Boyang Wang (University of Cincinnati, USA)

Network-Level Adversaries in Federated Learning
Giorgio Severi (Northeastern University, USA); Matthew Jagielski (Google Research, USA); Gokberk Yar (Northeastern University, USA); Yuxuan Wang (LinkedIn Corporation, USA); Alina Oprea and Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Northeastern University, USA)

Transferability of Adversarial Examples in Machine Learning-based Malware Detection
Yang Hu (Virginia Tech, USA); Ning Wang (Virginia Tech, USA); Yimin Chen (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA); Wenjing Lou and Thomas Hou (Virginia Tech, USA)

10:30 AM - 12:00AM - Session 1 B: Wireless Security

Session Chair: Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona)

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5G Messaging: System Insecurity and Defenses
Jinghao Zhao (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Qianru Li, Zengwen Yuan and Zhehui Zhang (UCLA, USA); Songwu Lu (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)

Absolute Security in High-Frequency Wireless Links
Alejandro Cohen (Technion, Israel); Rafael D'Oliveira (Clemson University, USA); Chia-Yi Yeh (MIT & Brown University, USA); Hichem Guerboukha, Rabi Shrestha and Zhaoji Fang (Brown University, USA); Edward W. Knightly (Rice University, USA); Muriel Médard (MIT, USA); Daniel Mittleman (Brown University, USA)

Learning-Based Radio Fingerprinting for RFID Secure Authentication Scheme
Jiaqi Xu (the Ohio State University, USA); Xingya Zhao, Arjun Bakshi and Kannan Srinivasan (The Ohio State University, USA)

Systematically Analyzing Vulnerabilities in Connection Establishment Phase of Wi-Fi Systems
Naureen Hoque, Hanif Rahbari and Cullen Rezendes (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)

12:00PM - 1:30PM - Lunch

1:30PM - 3:15PM - Session 2 A: IoT & Authentication

Session Chair: Ming Li (University of Texas Arlington)

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DASK: Driving-Assisted Secret Key Establishment
Edwin Yang and Song Fang (University of Oklahoma, USA); Dakun Shen (Central Michigan University, USA)

HoneyCam: Scalable High-Interaction Honeypot for IoT Cameras Based on 360-Degree Video
Chongqi Guan (Penn State University, USA); Xianda Chen, Guohong Cao, Sencun Zhu and Thomas La Porta (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)

A User-Friendly Two-Factor Authentication Method against Real-Time Phishing Attacks
Yuanyi Sun (Pennsylvania State University, USA); Sencun Zhu (The Pennsylvania State University, USA); Yao Zhao and Pengfei Sun (Shape Security, USA)

Eolo: IoT Proximity-based Authentication via Pressure Correlated Variations
Omar Ibrahim and Gabriele Oligeri (HBKU - CSE - ICT Division, Qatar); Roberto Di Pietro (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar)

GateKeeper: Operator-centric Trusted App Management Framework on ARM TrustZone
Balachandar Gowrisankar (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Daisuke Mashima (Advanced Digital Sciences Center & National University of Singapore, Singapore); Wen Shei Ong (Illinois at Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore); Quanqi Ye and Ertem Esiner (Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Singapore); Binbin Chen (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); Zbigniew Kalbarczyk (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA)

1:30PM - 3:15PM - Session 2 B: Privacy

Session Chair: Song Fang (Oklahoma University)

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Multi-Protocol IoT Network Reconnaissance
Stefan Gvozdenovic, Johannes K Becker, John Mikulskis and David Starobinski (Boston University, USA)

Agent-Level Differentially Private Federated Learning via Compressed Model Perturbation
Yuanxiong Guo (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA); Rui Hu (University of Nevada Reno, USA); Yanmin Gong (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

PRM - Private Interference Discovery for IEEE 802.15.4 Networks
Dominik Roy George (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Savio Sciancalepore (Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands)

TrafficSpy: Disaggregating VPN-encrypted IoT Network Traffic for User Privacy Inference
Qi Li, Keyang Yu and Dong Chen (Colorado School of Mines, USA); Mo Sha (Florida International University, USA); Long Cheng (Clemson University, USA)

3:15PM - 3:45PM - Coffee Break

3:45PM - 5:00PM - Panel

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5:00PM - 6:30PM - poster session

6:30PM - 9:00PM - Banquet 

Tuesday, 4 October 2021

7:30AM - 09:00AM - Breakfast

9:00AM - 10:00AM - Keynote 2 - Kevin Fu

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10:00 AM - 10:30AM - Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 12:00AM - Session 3 A: ML for security

Session Chair: Jens Myrup Pedersen (Aalborg University, Demark)

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An Active Learning Approach to Dynamic Alert Prioritization for Real-time Situational Awareness
Yeongwoo Kim and György Dán (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

AutoDefense: Reinforcement Learning Based Autoreactive Defense Against Network Attacks
Yu Mi (Case Western Reserve University, USA); David Mohaisen (University of Central Florida, USA); An Wang (Case Western Reserve University, USA)

Returning to Port: Efficient Detection of Home Router Devices
Thomas Papastergiou (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Roberto Perdisci (University of Georgia, USA); Manos Antonakakis (Georgia Tech, USA)

Supporting Law-Enforcement to Cope with Blacklisted Websites: Framework and Case Study
Mir Mehedi Ahsan Pritom (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA); Shouhuai Xu (University of Colorado Colorado Springs, USA)

10:30 AM - 12:00AM - Session 3 B: PHY-layer security

Session Chair: Tao Wang (New Mexico State University)

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RadioNet: Robust Deep-Learning Based Radio Fingerprinting
Haipeng Li (University of Cincinnati, USA); Kaustubh Gupta (University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA); Chenggang Wang (University of Cincinnati, USA); Nirnimesh Ghose (University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA); Boyang Wang (University of Cincinnati, USA)

Securing Wireless Channels: Reliable Shared Secret Extraction through OTFS
Usama Saeed and Lingjia Liu (Virginia Tech, USA); Kai Zeng (George Mason University, USA); Robert Calderbank (Duke University, USA)

SIGTAM: A Tampering Attack on Wi-Fi Preamble Signaling and Countermeasures
Zhengguang Zhang and Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona, USA)

Stealthy Off-Target Coupled-Control-Plane Jamming
Shreya Gupta (Rice University, USA); Chia-Yi Yeh (MIT & Brown University, USA); Edward W. Knightly (Rice University, USA)

12:00PM - 1:30PM - Lunch

1:30PM - 3:15PM - Session 4 A: Smartphone & system security

Session Chair: Daisuke Mashima (Advanced Digital Sciences Center & National University of Singapore, Singapore)

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NL2GDPR: Automatically Develop GDPR Compliant Android Application Features from Natural Language
Faysal Hossain Shezan (University of Virginia, USA); Yingjie Lao (Clemson University, USA); Minlong Peng (Baidu Research, USA); Xin Wang (Baidu Research, China); Mingming Sun and Ping Li (Baidu Research, USA)

A Study on the Testing of Android Security Patches
Christopher D Brant and Tuba Yavuz (University of Florida, USA)

Performant Binary Fuzzing without Source Code using Static Instrumentation
Eric Pauley (University of Wisconsin-Madison); Gang Tan (Penn State University, USA); Danfeng Zhang and Patrick McDaniel (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

SysCap: Profiling and Crosschecking Syscall and Capability Configurations for Docker Images
Yunlong Xing (George Mason University, USA); Jiahao Cao (Tsinghua University, China); Xinda Wang, Sadegh Torabi and Kun Sun (George Mason University, USA); Fei Yan (Wuhan University, China); Qi Li (Tsinghua University, China)

HallMonitor: A Framework for Identifying Network Policy Violations in Software
Daniel Olszewski, Patrick Traynor, Kevin Butler, Weidong Zhu and Sandeep Sathyanarayana (University of Florida, USA)

1:30PM - 3:15PM - Session 4 B: IDS & network security

Session Chair: Shuai Hao (Old Dominion University)

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Error Prevalence in NIDS datasets: A Case Study on CIC-IDS-2017 and CSE-CIC-IDS-2018
Lisa Liu (University of New South Wales, Australia); Gints Engelen (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven, Belgium); Timothy Lynar (University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Australia); Daryl Essam (University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy UNSW@ADFA, Australia); Wouter I Joosen (University of Leuven, Belgium)

Enhancing Load Balancing by Intrusion Detection System Chain on SDN Data Plane
Nadia Niknami and Jie Wu (Temple University, USA)

Detecting DNS hijacking by using NetFlow data
Martin Fejrskov (Aalborg University & Telenor Denmark, Denmark); Emmanouil Vasilomanolakis (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark); Jens M. Pedersen (Aalborg University, Denmark)

Refining Network Message Segmentation with Principal Component Analysis
Stephan Kleber (Ulm University & Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation, Germany); Frank Kargl (Ulm University, Germany)

When Third-Party JavaScript Meets Cache: Explosively Amplifying Security Risks on the Internet
Tao Hou (Texas State University, USA); Shengping Bi (New Mexico State University, USA); Mingkui Wei (George Mason University, USA); Tao Wang (New Mexico State University, USA); Zhuo Lu and Yao Liu (University of South Florida, USA)

3:15PM - 3:45PM - Coffee Break

3:45PM - 5:15PM - Session 5 A (remote): ML/Blockchain

Session Chair: Danda B Rawat (Howard University)

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Membership Inference Attack in Face of Data Transformations
Jiyu Chen (University of California, Davis, USA); Yiwen Guo (USA); Hao Chen (UC Davis, USA); Neil Gong (Duke University, USA)

Efficient Public Verification of Confidential Supply-Chain Transactions
Kilian Becher and Mirko Schaefer (Technische Universität Dresden & SAP SE, Germany); Axel Schroepfer (SAP AG, Germany); Thorsten Strufe (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology & Centre for Tactile Internet (CeTI)/TU Dresden, Germany)

On Security of Proof-of-Policy (PoP) in the Execute-Order-Validate Blockchain Paradigm
Shan Wang and Ming Yang (Southeast University, China); Bryan Pearson (University of Central Florida, USA); Tingjian Ge (University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA); Xinwen Fu (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA); Wei Zhao (Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, China)

Ransomware Detection in Databases through Dynamic Analysis of Query Sequences
Christoph Sendner, Lukas Iffländer, Sebastian Schindler, Michael Jobst and Alexandra Dmitrienko (University of Würzburg, Germany); Samuel Kounev (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)

3:45PM - 5:15PM - Session 5 B (remote): IoT/Wireless

Session Chair: Chia-Yi Yeh (MIT & Brown University)

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Alexa Skills: Security Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures
Dan Su (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Jiqiang Liu (Beijing Jiao Tong University, China); Sencun Zhu (The Pennsylvania State University, USA); Wei Wang and Xiaoyang Wang (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)

Securing Communication Against Leaky Switches
Leila Rashidi, Sogand Sadrhaghighi and Majid Ghaderi (University of Calgary, Canada); Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Northeastern University, USA); Reihaneh Safavi-Naini (University of Calgary, Canada)

Security Analysis of Mixed RF-FSO Blockage Attack Over Generalized RF Fading and Atmospheric Turbulence
Neji Mensi, Danda B. Rawat and Chunmei Liu (Howard University, USA)

Tweak: Towards Portable Deep Learning Models for Domain-Agnostic LoRa Device Authentication
Jared Gaskin, Bechir Hamdaoui and Weng-Keen Wong (Oregon State University, USA)

Wednesday, 5 October 2021

Workshop Day