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November 08, 2014 - Sang Shin's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Sang Shin on the acceptance of his paper "Attacking and Securing Beacon-Enabled 802.15.4 Networks." To appear in the Springer Journal of Mobile Communication, Computation and Information (Wireless Networks).

October 22, 2014 - Shouling and Weiqing's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling and Weiqing on the acceptance of their paper "On Your Social Network De-anonymizablity: Quantification and Large Scale Evaluation with Seed Knowledge." To appear in the Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium, February 2015.

September 26, 2014 - Sakthi's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Sakthi on the acceptance of his paper "GTID: A Technique for Physical Device and Device Type Fingerprinting." To appear in the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.

September 22, 2014 - Lanier's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Lanier on the acceptance of his paper "Using Network Traffic to Infer Hardware State: A Kernel-Level Investigation." To appear in the ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems.

August 26, 2014 - David and Sang Shin's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates David and Sang Shin on the acceptance of their paper "An Empirical Study of TCP Vulnerabilities in Critical Power System Devices." To appear in the Smart Energy Grid Security Workshop (SEGS), November 2014.

August 22, 2014 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Broadcast Scheduling with Latency and Redundancy Analysis for Cognitive Radio Networks." To appear in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

July 23, 2014 - Shouling and Weiqing's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling and Weiqing on the acceptance of their paper "Structure based Data De-anonymization of Social Networks and Mobility Traces." To appear in the Information Security Conference (ISC), October 2014.

July 23, 2014 - Shouling, Weiqing, Shukun, and Xiaojing's Poster Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling, Weiqing, Shukun, and Xiaojing on the acceptance of their poster "Password Cracking: A Large-Scale Empirical Study." For presentation at Usenix Security Conference (USENIX Security), August 2014.

July 23, 2014 - Shouling and Weiqing's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling and Weiqing on the acceptance of their paper "Structural Data De-anonymization: Quantification, Practice, and Implications." To appear in the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), November 2014.

July 10, 2014 - Troy Passes PhD Dissertation Defense
The CAP group congratulates Troy on successfully defending his PhD dissertation. He did an excellent job and the committee was very pleased.

July 09, 2014 - David and Sang Shin's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates David and Sang Shin on the acceptance of their paper "A Physical Overlay Framework for Insider Threat Mitigation of Power System Devices." To appear in the IEEE Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), November 2014.

July 09, 2014 - Sang Shin and David's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Sang Shin and David on the acceptance of their paper "A First Look at Machine-to-Machine Power Grid Network Traffic." To appear in the IEEE Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), November 2014.

June 21, 2014 - Selcuk's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Dr. Selcuk Uluagac on the acceptance of his paper "Sensory Channel Threats to Cyber Physical Systems: A Wake-up Call." To appear in the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), October 2014.

May 31, 2014 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Minimum-sized Influential Node Set Selection for Social Networks under the Independent Cascade Model". To appear in the 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (ACM MobiHoc 2014), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, August 11-14, 2014.

May 13, 2014 - Xiaojing Receives Travel Grant to Attend the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN)
Xiaojing has been awarded a student travel grant to attend the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN) in Atlanta, Georgia.

April 14, 2014 - Shouling and Weiqing's Poster Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling and Weiqing on the acceptance of their poster "Optimization based Data De-anonymization" for presentation at the IEEE Security & Privacy (Oakland) Poster Session, May 2014.

April 14, 2014 - Xiaojing and David's Poster Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Xiaojing and David on the acceptance of their poster "Di-PriDA: A Privacy-preserving Meter Querying System for Smart Grid Load Balancing" for presentation at the IEEE Security & Privacy (Oakland) Poster Session, May 2014.

April 12, 2014 - Shouling Receives Travel Grant to Attend the IEEE Security & Privacy Conference
Shouling has been awarded a student travel grant to attend the 2014 IEEE Security & Privacy (Oakland) Conference in San Jose, California.

April 12, 2014 - Xiaojing Receives Travel Grant to Attend the IEEE Security & Privacy Conference
Xiaojing has been awarded a student travel grant to attend the 2014 IEEE Security & Privacy (Oakland) Conference in San Jose, California.

April 9, 2014 - Xiaojing and David's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Xiaojing and David on the acceptance of their paper "Towards Secure Meter Data Analysis via Distributed Differential Privacy." To appear in the International Workshop on Trustworthiness of Smart Grids (ToSG 2014), June 2014.

March 26, 2014 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins the INFOCOM 2015 Technical Program Committee
Prof. Raheem Beyah has been invited to join the International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2015 Technical Program Committee.

February 22, 2014 - Xiaojing's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Xiaojing on the acceptance of her paper "S-MATCH: Verifiable Privacy-preserving Profile Matching for Mobile Social Services." To appear in the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), June 2014.

February 9, 2014 - Wenyi's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Wenyi on the acceptance of her paper "MACA: A Privacy-Preserving Multi-factor Cloud Authentication System Utilizing Big Data." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'14) Workshop on Security and Privacy in Big Data (BigSecurity), April 2014.

February 9, 2014 - Albert's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Albert on the acceptance of his paper "Active Deception Model for Securing Cloud Infrastructure." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'14) Workshop on Security and Privacy in Big Data (BigSecurity), April 2014.

January 23, 2014 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins IEEE CNS 2014 Technical Program Committee
Prof. Raheem Beyah has been invited to join the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS) 2014 Technical Program Committee.

January 8, 2014 - Shouling and Weiqing's Poster Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling and Weiqing on the acceptance of their poster "De-anonymizing Mobility Traces and Social Data using Social Auxiliary Information." For presentation at the Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium, February 2014.

January 8, 2014 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Constructing Load-Balanced Virtual Backbones in Probabilistic Wireless Sensor Networks via Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm." To appear in the Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (ETT).

December 15, 2013 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins the ACSAC 2014 Team
Prof. Raheem Beyah will be the "Posters & WiPs Chair" for the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) 2014.

December 15, 2013 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins the ICC 2015 Team
Prof. Raheem Beyah will be the "Communication and Information System Security Symposium TPC Co-Chair" for the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2015.

September 13, 2013 - Beyah and colleagues Receive DOE Grant
Prof. Raheem Beyah along with Profs. Sakis Meliopolous and Santiago Grijalva, Seth Walters of GTRI, and Carson Day of NEETRAC have received a $1.7M grant (Beyah's share - $230K) to detect and prevent attacks on utilities and power grids. [more information]

September 10, 2013 - Xiaojing Receives Travel Grant to Attend CNS
Xiaojing has been awarded a student travel grant to attend IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS) 2013 in Washington, D.C.

August 29, 2013 - Beyah and Uluagac Receive NSF Grant
Dr. Raheem Beyah and Dr. Selcuk Uluagac have been awarded a grant for $500,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project titled "A Sustainable Wireless Sensor Software Development Framework for Science and Engineering Researchers."

August 24, 2013 - Troy's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Troy on the acceptance of his paper "NAVSEC: A Recommender System for 3D Network Security." To appear in the ACM Visualization for Cyber Security Workshop (VizSec), October 2013.

August 23, 2013 - Xiaojing's Poster Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Xiaojing on the acceptance of her poster "S-Match: An Efficient Privacy-preserving Profile Matching Scheme." For presentation at the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), October 2013.

August 22, 2013 - Beyah Receives NSF Grant
Dr. Raheem Beyah has been awarded a grant for $107,000 (Beyah's share) from the National Science Foundation for a project focused on website usability. This work will be done in collaboration with Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield at Georgia State University.

August 06, 2013 - Beyah Receives NSF Grant
Dr. Raheem Beyah has been awarded a grant for $250,000 (Beyah's share) from the National Science Foundation for a project titled "Collaborative Research: Delay Signatures: Blurring the Boundary between the Network and the Processor." This work will be done in collaboration with Dr. William H. Robinson at Vanderbilt University.

July 25, 2013 - Supreeth's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Supreeth on the acceptance of his paper "A Network-based Approach to Counterfeit Detection." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST), November 2013.

July 17, 2013 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Semi-Structure Routing and Performance Analysis for Cognitive Radio Networks." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), October 2013. (short paper)

July 17, 2013 - Ram's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Ram on the acceptance of his paper "PROVIZ: An Integrated Visualization and Programming Framework for WSNs." To appear in the IEEE International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp), October 2013. (short paper)

July 1, 2013 - Sakthi's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Sakthi on the acceptance of his paper "Realizing an 802.11-based Covert Timing Channel Using Off-The-Shelf Wireless Cards." To appear in the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December 2013.

July 1, 2013 - CAP Group's Paper Accepted
Our paper, "A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm for Constructing Load-Balanced Virtual Backbones in Probabilistic Wireless Sensor Networks," was accepted for publication in the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December 2013.

June 21, 2013 - Prof. Raheem Beyah Spoke at the University of Pittsburgh
Prof. Raheem Beyah gave an invited talk at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Science (iSchool), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

June 15, 2013 - Sakthi's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Sakthi on the acceptance of his paper "A Passive Technique for Fingerprinting Wireless Devices with Wired-side Observations." To appear in the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), October 2013.

June 10, 2013 - Shouling Receives The Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students Abroad
The CAP Group congratulates Shouling being selected as one of the recipients of The Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students Abroad from China Scholarship Council, China, 2013. The award announcement message is as follows:
“Congratulations to Shouling Ji, a recipient of the 2012 Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students Abroad. Shouling was among 489 students chosen from 29 countries worldwide and among 11 disciplines covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management. The Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students Abroad was established in 2003 to implement the policy of "Supporting study abroad, Encouraging return home, Coming and going free." This program has been highly extolled by the majority of Chinese students and researchers who are studying and working abroad. The Education Department of the Chinese Consulate in different countries will host a variety of activities to award the winners of a certificate and scholarship.
-- China Scholarship Council, China, 2013.”

May 23, 2013 - Shouling Receives Travel Grant to Attend SECON
Shouling has been awarded a student travel grant to attend IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking SECON 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

April 19, 2013 - Prof. Raheem Beyah chosen for Leadership Atlanta
Dr. Raheem Beyah has been selected to participate in Leadership Atlanta's class of 2014. Leadership Atlanta is the oldest sustained community leadership program in the nation. The core of Leadership Atlanta's programming is the signature nine-month, executive-level series. Approximately eighty established leaders are chosen from a pool of several hundred applicants each year to represent a broad cross-section of metro Atlanta. Through retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups and community tours, members explore critical community issues, examine themselves as leaders and build relationships of trust and mutual understanding.

April 8, 2013 - Congratulations to Troy Nunnally
The CAP group congratulates Troy on successfully defending his Ph.D. Proposal titled "Advanced Visualizations for Network Security." The committee was very impressed with his work.

April 2, 2013 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins the INFOCOM 2014 Technical Program Committee
Prof. Raheem Beyah has been invited to join the International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2014 Technical Program Committee.

March 25, 2013 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins the ACSAC 2013 Technical Program Committee
Prof. Raheem Beyah has been invited to join the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) 2013 Technical Program Committee.

March 25, 2013 - Penyen Chi receives College of Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award
The CAP Group congratulates Penyen on being selected as one of the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. The award includes a monetary stipend ($250) and desk award. Selections for the award were based on research work of high quality and demonstration of leadership on the project. Penyen has been working with Selcuk and Troy.

March 14, 2013 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Minimum-Latency Broadcast Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Networks." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON) 2013.

March 11, 2013 - Prof. Beyah joins the University of Pittsburgh's iSchool Board of Visitors (BOV)
Prof. Raheem Beyah has been invited to join the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Sciences' Board of Visitors (BOV). The Board of Visitors of the School of Information Sciences includes University Trustees, corporate and business community representatives, distinguished librarians, professional educators, and other experts in particular fields of study.

January 22, 2013 - Beyah Receives DARPA Grant
Dr. Raheem Beyah has received a matching grant for $250,000 from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a project titled "A Smart Power Grid Testbed for Cyber Security Evaluation."

January 21, 2013 - Venkat's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Venkat on the acceptance of his paper "Examining the Characteristics and Implications of Sensor Side Channels." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2013.

January 21, 2013 - Troy's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Troy on the acceptance of his paper "P3D: A Parallel 3D Coordinate Visualization for Advanced Network Scans." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2013.

January 21, 2013 - Laura's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Laura on the acceptance of her paper "CLIP: Content Labeling in IPv6, a Layer 3 Protocol for Information Centric Networking." To appear in the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2013.

January 23, 2013 - Shouling's Poster Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his poster "Broadcast Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Networks." for presentation in the International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2013.

January 18, 2013 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Snapshot and Continuous Data Collection in Probabilistic Wireless Sensor Networks." To appear in the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

December 15, 2012 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins the ACSAC 2013 Team
Prof. Raheem Beyah will be the "Posters & Works-in-Progress Chair" for the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) 2013.

November 27, 2012 - Beyah Receives NEETRAC Grant
Dr. Raheem Beyah has received a grant for $250,000 (with co-PIs John Copeland and Sakis Meliopolous) from the National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC) for a project titled "A Smart Power Grid Testbed for Cyber Security Evaluation."

November 20, 2012 - Prof. Raheem Beyah joins IEEE CNS 2013 Technical Program Committee
Prof. Raheem Beyah has been invited to join the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS) 2013 Technical Program Committee.

October 10, 2012 - Selcuk Speaks at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
On October 10, 2012, Dr. Selcuk Uluagac gave an invited talk at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

September 18, 2012 - Venkat Receives Travel Grant to Attend MASS
Venkat has been awarded a student travel grant to attend IEEE International Conference on International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems MASS 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

September 14, 2012 - Shouling's Paper Accepted
The CAP group congratulates Shouling on the acceptance of his paper "Cell-based Snapshot and Continuous Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks." To appear in the ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks.

September 13, 2012 - Prof. Raheem Beyah Receives NSF Grant.
Prof. Raheem Beyah has received a one-year grant for $50,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled "Characterizing Microarchitectural Mechanisms for Network Delay Signatures." This work will be done in collaboration with Dr. William H. Robinson at Vanderbilt University.

August 23, 2012 - Prof. Raheem Beyah gives Commencement Speech.
On August 23, 2012 Prof. Raheem Beyah served as the Commencement Speaker for the Clayton County Schools' Summer High School Commencement.

August 15, 2012 - Dr. Cai joins the faculty at GSU
Dr. Zhipeng Cai joined the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University as an Assistant Professor.

August 6, 2012 - CAP Group's SURE summer research student, Jose, Awarded Best Presentation.
The CAP group congratulates Jose Acevedo (from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez) on receiving the GT SURE summer research best presentation award (out of 35 students).