Research Focus Areas

The core faculty of LERSAIS is dedicated to research in the broad area of Security Assurance, with focused expertise in the following areas. We encourage you to contact faculty with proposals, inquiries, and project ideas.

Security Models for Emerging Applications

Research on Role Based Access Control, Web Services, Grid Systems, Workflows Management Systems, and Collaborative Multimedia Systems have resulted in several NSF grants and a 2006 NSF Career Award for Dr. James Joshi.

Systems Survivability

Investigation in the areas of network reliability, distributed systems survivability, and network performance and survivability. (James Joshi)

Wireless Information Assurance

M-commerce security, secure wireless protocols, wireless survivability framework. (Prashant Krishnamurthy)

Cryptography & Network Security

Wireless networks, encryption technologies, key management, security protocols, and intrusion detection systems. (David Tipper)