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I have successfully defenses my PhD thesis on “Using Deception to Enhance Security: A Taxonomy, Model, and Novel Uses”

I have successfully defended my PhD thesis and ended my journey at Purdue. This would have not been possible without the help and guidance from my advisors Prof. Eugene H. Spafford (aka. Spaf) and Prof. Mikhal J. Atallah (aka. Mike). I was honored to have the opportunity to learn from such renowned scientists and …

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[Paper] Enhancing Passwords Security using Deceptive Covert Communication

Mohammed H. Almeshekah, Mikhail J. Atallah and Eugene H. Spafford International Conference on ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection, IFIP SEC’15, May 26-28, 2015, Hamburg, Germany ABSTRACT: The use of deception to enhance security has shown promising results as a defensive technique. In this paper we present an authentication scheme that …

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[Paper] Back Channels Can be Useful! – Layering Authentication Channels to Provide Covert Communication

Mohammed H. Almeshekah, Mikhail J. Atallah and Eugene H. Spafford [Paper] SPW’13, in Security Protocols XXI (B. Christianson, J. Malcolm, F. Stajano, and J. Anderson, eds.), vol. 8263 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013 [Poster] 14th Annual Information Security Symposium, CERIAS, Purdue, March 2013 (3rd Best Paper Award …

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[Paper] Why did Microsoft Passport fail, and how good is the CardSpace solution?

Mohammed H. Almeshekah and Waleed A. Alrodhan Proceedings of the 4th Saudi International Conference (SIC’10), Manchester, UK, 2010 ABSTRACT: Microsoft Passport was developed to be the Internet global identity management system (or IdMS). In its early days, it was adopted by many well-known organizations, such as eBay and PayPal; however, several …

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