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Computer Security Laboratory

With 7 full-time faculty members, the Computer Security Laboratory (CSL) is an important research structure in the field of IT security.

CSL faculty members are leading research activities in several areas of information systems security. 

  • Biometrics
  • Secure communication
  • Security and privacy
  • Database security
  • Cyber forensics
  • Trusted free and open source software
  • Cryptography
  • Network security
  • Information hiding
  • Software protection
  • Data mining and security
  • Intrusion detection


Dr. Mourad Debbabi
Professor & Tier I Concordia Research Chair

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Research projects

  • Security Evaluation and Hardening of Open-Source Software Project
  • Cyber Forensics Project
  • Game Theoretic Model of Intrusion Detection System for MANET
  • Analysis and Design of Stream Ciphers
  • Sequence Design for Cryptographic Applications and Wireless CDMA
  • Constrained environment devices and side channel attacks
  • Quantitative Models of Network Vulnerabilities
  • Towards Security and Privacy in Data Integration and Sharing
  • Privacy-Preserving Data Publishing
  • Integrating Private Databases for Data Analysis
  • Privacy-Preserving RFID Information Systems
  • Security and Privacy Issues in Distributed Systems
  • Security and Privacy Issues in Wireless Networks
  • Network survivability (protection)
  • Wireless network security
  • Network Intrusuion Detection
  • Secure routing in ad hoc networks
  • MAC (IEEE 802.11) layer (selfish and malicious) misbehaior and corresponding detection systems
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