Cryptographic Protocols, Secure Multiparty Computation, Network Security, Web Application Security, Intrusion Detection Systems, Privacy Preserving Computation
S. Niksefat, B. Sadeghiyan, P. Mohassel, S. Sadeghian, ZIDS: A Privacy-Preserving Intrusion Detection System Using Secure Two-Party Computation Protocols, The Computer Journal, 2013; doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxt019.
S. Niksefat, B. Sadeghiyan, P. Mohassel, Oblivious Decision Program Evaluation, IET Information Security Journal, 2013, doi: 10.1049/iet-ifs.2012.0032.
M. Golyani, S. Niksefat, A Novel Approach using the Static and Dynamic Analysis for Detecing ROP and JOP Attacks, 12th International ISC Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (In Persian), Gilan, Iran, 2015.
S. Karami, B. Sadeghiyan, S. Niksefat, Secure Outsourcing of Neural Computation on Distributed Data, In Proceedings of the 20th Conference of Computer Society of Iran, CSICC 2015 (In Persian), Mashhad, Iran.
P. Mohassel and S. Niksefat, Oblivious Decision Programs from Oblivious Transfer: Efficient Reductions, In Proceedings of Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2012.
P. Mohassel, S. Niksefat, S. Sadeghian and B. Sadeghiyan. An Efficient Protocol for Oblivious DFA Evaluation and Applications, In Proceedings of RSA 2012 Conference-Cryptographer's Track, San Francisco, USA.
S. Niksefat and M. Sabaei, Efficient Algorithms for Dynamic Detection and Resolution of IPSec/VPN Security Policy Conflicts, in 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Perth, Australia, April 2010.
S. Niksefat, M.M. Ahaniha, B. Sadeghiyan and M. Shajari, Toward specification-Based Intrusion Detection for Web Applications (Short Paper), RAID 2010, Ottawa, Canada, September 2010.
S. Niksefat and M. Sabaei, Algorithms for Detection of IPSec Policy Conflicts in Virtual Private Networks (in Persian), in 13th Annual Conference of Computer Society of Iran (CSI), Kish Island,Iran, 2008.
S. Soltanali, S. Pirahesh, S. Niksefat, and M. Sabaei, An Efficient Scheme to Motivate Cooperation in Mobile Ad hoc Networks, in IEEE International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS 2007), Athens, Greece, 2007.
S. Pirahesh, S. Niksefat, S. Soltanali, and M. Sabaei, BRSRP: A Byzantine-Resilient Protocol in Wireless Adhoc Networks Based on Information Sharing, in 15th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2007.
Technical Papers/Vulnerability Reports
S. Niksefat and M. Shajari, "How to Handle Domain Hijacking Incidents (Prevention, Investigation and Recovery)," presented at the 21st Annual FIRST Conference on Computer
Security Incident Handling, Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
S. Niksefat. Vulnerability Discovery: Microsoft Windows SMB Credential Reflection Vulnerability. 2003 (Last update 2008). Available:
S. Niksefat. Vulnerability Discovery: New XSS Vulnerability in Microsoft Hotmail Allows
Access to Mailboxes (XMP). 2003. Available:
PhD in Computer Engineering/Information Security from Amirkabir University of Technology, Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department, 2013.
MSc in Information Technology/Computer Networks from Amirkabir University of Technology, Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department, 2006.
BSc in Computer Engineering/Software from Amirkabir University of Technology, Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department, 2004.
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