- Cyber security
- Malware analysis & attribution
- Security data analytics
- Intrusion detection & response
- University Merit award, 2016
- Harrison McCain Foundation Young Scholars award, 2015
- Anita Borg Institute Faculty scholarship award, 2015
- Best Student Paper Honorable Mention, NSS 2015
- Nokia Best Student Paper Award, AINA, 2007
- Graph structures for event matching. N. Stakhanova, A.Ghorbani and W.Bird. US Patent Application No.12553,040, August 2009.
- System and method for simulating network attacks. A.Ghorbani, I-V.Onut, N. Stakhanova and W.Bird. US Patent # 8160855
I am looking for talented and academically strong graduate and undergraduate students passionate about research in computer security. If you are interested in joining the group, please send me your CV.