Bahman Rashidi
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Research: Mobile Devices, Smartphone Privacy, Mobile Platform Development, Distributed Systems

 

I am a fourth year PhD candidate and member of RamSec Lab at VCU, advised by Dr. Carol Fung. Currently, I am doing research on the design and development of smartphone privacy preserving frameworks (resource permission management) through Machine Learning, Online Learning, Statistical Analysis, NLP and Crowdsourcing techniques.

   Resume     CV     [ October 25th, 2017 ]



 What's New


  • Bahman's paper, "Android User Privacy Preserving through Crowdsourcing", is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security ( IEEE TIFS, IF: 4.33).
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  • Bahman's paper, "A Collaborative DDoS Defence Framework using Network Function Virtualization", is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security ( IEEE TIFS, IF: 4.33).
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  • Bahman's paper, "DroidVisor: An Android Secure Application Recommendation System", is accepted by DISSECT'17.
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  • Bahman's paper, "Dynamic DDoS defense resource allocation using Network Function Virtualization", is accepted by SDN-NFV Security'17.
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  • Bahman's paper, "Android Resource Usage Risk Assessment using Hidden Markov Model and Online Learning", is accepted by Elsevier Computers & Security (IF: 2.84).
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  • Bahman's Book chapter proposals (2 chapters) are accepted for UCICNS, CRC Press.
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  • Bahman received the NSF travel grant to CNS16, Philadelphia, USA.
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  • Bahman received the VCU Graduate Office travel grant to CNS16, Philadelphia, USA.
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  • DroidCat Logger is released.
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  • DroidCat Dataset is released.
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  • Bahman's paper, "CoFence: A Collaborative DDoS Defence Using Network Function Virtualization", is accepted by CNSM'16.
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  • Bahman's paper, "XDroid: An Android Permission Control Using Hidden Markov Chain and Online Learning", is accepted by CNS'16.
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  • Bahman's paper, "Android Permission Recommendation using Transitive Bayesian Inference Model", is accepted by ESORICS'16.
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  • Bahman's paper, "Android Fine-grained Permission Control System with Real-Time Expert Recommendations", is accepted by Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing (IF: 2.34).
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  • Bahman received the Outstanding Early-career Student Researcher Award.
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  • RecDroid's Video, Project Website

     
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 Recent Talks


Presenting our paper "XDroid: An Android Permission Control Using Hidden Markov Chain and Online Learning" at CNS'16, Philadelphia, PA


 Recent Projects


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Applying machine learning (Support Vector Machines) and Online Learning techniques to detect mobile application malware.
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XDroid: Using Hidden Markov Models (HMM) and Online Learning techniques to assess the risk of mobile applications.
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CoFence: A collaborative NFV/SDN-based model to utilize domain networks' resources and protect them against DDoS attacks.
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DroidNet: A crowdsourcing-based framework to help inexperienced mobile users on making decision on granting permissions to mobile applications.


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Bahman Rashidi
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University
401 West Main Street
Richmond, Virginia
Office: East Hall-2217

 +1 (804)402-7575

  rashidib[at]vcu.edu

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