Selected Publications

Here is a SELECTED list of my publications that is representative of my research [Go to FULL LIST].

You can also see my Google Scholar Public Profile.

Cloud Security:

  1. Malware Detection in Cloud Infrastructures using Convolutional Neural Networks
    Mahmoud Abdelsalam, Ram Krishnan, Yufei Huang and Ravi Sandhu
    IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2018), July 2-7, 2018, San Francisco, California, USA
  2. Clustering-Based IaaS Cloud Monitoring
    Mahmoud Abdelsalam, Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE Cloud ’17), June 25-30, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  3. Mitigating Multi-Tenancy Risks in IaaS Cloud Through Constraints-Driven Virtual Resource Scheduling
    Khalid Bijon, Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT ’15), June 1-3, 2015, Vienna, Austria
  4. Virtual Resource Orchestration Constraints in Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
    Khalid Bijon, Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY ’15), San Antonio, TX, USA, March 2-4, 2015

Privacy in Mobile Computing and Healthcare:

  1. Toward a Framework for Detecting Privacy Policy Violation in Android Application Code
    Rocky Slavin, Xiaoyin Wang, Mitra Bokaei Hosseini, William Hester, Ram Krishnan, Jaspreet Bhatia, Travis D. Breaux and Jianwei Niu
    International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE ’16), Austin, TX, USA, May 14-22, 2016
  2. Sequence Diagram Aided Privacy Policy Specification
    Hui Shen, Ram Krishnan, Rocky Slavin, and Jianwei Niu
    IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 381-393, May-June 1 2016

Secure Information Sharing / Social Computing:

  1. Relational Abstraction in Community-Based Secure Collaboration
    Philip Fong, Pooya Mehregan and Ram Krishnan
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS ’13), November 4-8, 2013, Berlin, Germany
  2. Group-Centric Secure Information Sharing Models for Isolated Groups
    Ram Krishnan, Jianwei Niu, Ravi Sandhu and William H. Winsborough
    ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp 1-29, 2011. Electronic Appendix. NuSMV Code (model checking)
  3. Authorization Policy Specification and Enforcement for Group-Centric Secure Information Sharing
    Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS ’11), Kolkata, India, December 15-19, 2011. Detailed version with proof.
  4. Foundations for Group-Centric Secure Information Sharing Models
    Ram Krishnan, Ravi Sandhu, Jianwei Niu and William Winsborough
    ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT ’09), Stresa, Italy, June 3-5, 2009
  5. Stale-Safe Security Properties for Group-Based Secure Information Sharing
    Ram Krishnan, Jianwei Niu, Ravi Sandhu and William Winsborough
    ACM workshop on Formal Methods in Security Engineering (FMSE ’08) Oct 27- Oct 31, 2008, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Access Control Theory:

  1. A Comparison of Logical Formula and Enumerated Authorization Policy ABAC Models
    Prosunjit Biswas, Ravi Sandhu and Ram Krishnan
    Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec ’16), Trento, Italy, July 18-21, 2016
  2. Reachability Analysis for Role-based Administration of Attributes
    Xin Jin, Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    ACM Digital Identity Management Workshop (DIM ’13), November 8, 2013, Berlin, Germany
  3. Constraints Specification in Attribute Based Access Control
    Khalid Bijon, Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    IEEE/ASE Science Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2013, pp 131-144
  4. A Unified Attribute-Based Access Control Model Covering DAC, MAC and RBAC
    Xin Jin, Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
    Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec ’12), Paris, France, July 11-13, 2012