Research Publications

My research publications are listed below categorized according to the topic of research.


Salman H. Khan, M. Ali Akbar, et al. "Multi-Factor Authentication on Cloud", IEEE International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA 2015). Nov, 2015. [Details]

(Journal - Impact Factor (2013): 2.584)
Salman H. Khan, M. Ali Akbar, et al. "Secure Biometric Template Generation for Multi-factor Authentication", Pattern Recognition, Elsevier. Sep, 2014. [Details]

Mobile Security

M. Ali Akbar, Farrukh Shahzad and Muddassar Farooq. "The Droid Knight: a silent guardian for the Android kernel, hunting for rogue smartphone malware applications", Virus Bulletin (VB 2013), Berlin, Germany. Oct, 2013. [Details]

VoIP / IMS Security

(Journal - Impact Factor (2013): 2.639)
M. Ali Akbar and Muddassar Farooq. "Securing SIP-based VoIP infrastructure against flooding attacks and Spam Over IP Telephony", Knowledge and Information Systems, Springer-Verlag. Feb, 2014. [Details]

M. Ali Akbar and Muddassar Farooq. "RTP-Miner: A Real-time Security Framework for RTP Fuzzing Attacks", 20th International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV 2010), Amsterdam, Netherlands. June 2010. [Download Paper]

M. Zubair Rafique, M. Ali Akbar and Muddassar Farooq. "Evaluating DoS Attacks Against SIP-Based VoIP Systems", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2009), Honululu, Hawaii USA. Nov, 2009. [Download Paper]

M. Ali Akbar and Muddassar Farooq. "Application of Evolutionary Algorithms in Detection of SIP based Flooding Attacks", Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009), Montreal, Canada. July 2009. [Download Paper]

(First Best Paper Award)
M. Ali Akbar, Zeeshan Tariq and Muddassar Farooq. "A Comparative Study of Anomaly Detection Algorithms for Detection of SIP Flooding in IMS", International Conference on Internet Multimedia Services Architecture and Application (IMSAA 2008), Bangalore, India. Dec, 2008. [Download Paper]

Wireless Communication

M. Ali Akbar, Hamza Bin Tila, M. Zulkifl Khalid and Asim Ajaz. "Bit Error Rate Improvement using ESPRIT based Beamforming and RAKE receiver", IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2009), Islamabad, Pakistan. Dec, 2009. [Download Paper]

Fuzzy Logic

M. Ali Akbar and M. Zulkifl Khalid. "Fuzz-Fortuna: A fuzzified approach to generation of cryptographically secure pseudo-random numbers", IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2008), Karachi, Pakistan. Dec, 2008. [Download Paper]

Tele-health Monitoring

M. Zulkifl Khalid, M. Ali Akbar and others. "Using Telemedicine as an Enabler for Antenatal Care in Pakistan", 2nd International Conference on E-Medical System (E-Medisys), Sfax, Tunisia. Oct, 2008. [Download Paper]