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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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A number of media outlets published articles on our Ersatz Password work

A number of media outlets published articles on our Ersatz Password work. These appeared in a number of languages; [English] InfoWorld.com, NetworkWorld.com, PCWorld.com, DataBreaches.net, ComputerWorld.com and CSOonline.com; [Swedish] IDG.se; [Russian] at SecurityLab.ru; and [Danish] at version2.dk. Update: The full details and implementation of the work has been published an available here. Update: Our …

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[Poster] The Password Wall — A Better Defense against Password Exposure

Mohammed H. Almeshekah, Mikhail J. Atallah & Eugene H. Spafford 15th Annual Information Security Symposium, CERIAS, Purdue, March, 2014 ABSTRACT: We present an authentication scheme that better protects users’ passwords than in currently deployed password-based schemes, without taxing the users’ memory or damaging the user-friendliness of the login process. Our scheme maintains …

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