About NUS Security Research

NUS has Asia's leading centers for cyber-security research. The importance of cyber-security is increasingly recognized by researchers, industry and governments. Our research in this domain covers all aspects of security and privacy, including software security, systems security, cryptography and privacy. Research of our faculty members have had significant foundational and practical research impact on various emerging aspects of security including quantum and applied cryptography, systems security, network & web security, mobile security, language-based security, hardware security and distributed systems security.


CS2107 - Introduction to Information and System Security
CS3235 - Computer Security
CS4236 - Cryptography Theory and Practice
CS4238 - Computer Security Practice
CS5231 - Systems Security
CS6230 - Topics in Information Security
CS6283 - Topics in Computer Systems IV (Design of Secure Computer Systems)


Reading Group

The security reading group meets every Wednesday at 4:30 pm to discuss research in security and privacy in Room DR6. Co-ordinated by Hu Hong. Schedule

Recent Pulications

AutoCrypt: Enabling Homomorphic Computation on Servers To Protect Sensitive Web Content
Shruti Tople, Shweta Shinde, Zhaofeng Chen, and Prateek Saxena
To Appear at the 20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2013)
Protecting Sensitive Web Content from Client-side Vulnerabilities with CRYPTONs
Xinshu Dong, Zhaofeng Chen, Hossein Siadati, Shruti Tople, Prateek Saxena, and Zhenkai Liang
To Appear at the 20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2013)
A Quantitative Evaluation of Privilege Separation in Web Browser Designs
Xinshu Dong, Hong Hu, Prateek Saxena and Zhenkai Liang
In the 18th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2013)
Regression Tests to Expose Change Interaction Errors
Marcel Böhme, Bruno C.d.S. Oliveira, Abhik Roychoudhury
ESEC/FSE '13, Joint meeting of ACM SIGSOFT symposium and European conference on Foundations of software engineering, 2013 (ESEC/FSE '13)
AUTHSCAN: Automatic Extraction of Web Authentication Protocols from Implementations
Guangdong Bai, Jike Lei, Guozhu Meng, Sai Sathyanarayan Venkatraman, Prateek Saxena, Jun Sun, Yang Liu, and Jin Song Dong
In Proceedings of 20th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2013)