Research topics

Information systems security is an area of increasing importance in governmental, military and commercial arenas, and the ICsecurity emphasis on information security makes it unique among the institutions of higher learning in this country.

Our goals include:

  • To work collectively with academic institutions, industrial and government organizations to advance the state of the art in Information Systems Security
  • To provide an environment for education and training in Information Systems Security
  • Act as a focus for doctoral research in the area of information systems security.

Research Topics of current interest are:

  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Homeland security
  • Vulnerability assessment and exploit analysis
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Secure Multicasting
  • Ad hoc, wireless networks
  • Protection from malicious code
  • Web security
  • Steganography and digital watermarking
  • Public Key Infrastructures - X.509, SPKI/SDSI
  • Access Control, Trust Management
  • Secure electronic commerce, micro-payments
  • Privacy & anonymity
  • Network Mobility