The Northeastern University Systems Security Lab

We research tools and techniques for making the Internet a safer place.
And, we also hack around a little.

News and Press

02 May 2014

Collin gave a talk at Duo Security in Ann Arbor, MI.

24 Apr 2014

Collin gave a talk at Qualcomm in San Diego, CA.

24 Mar 2014

Engin gave a talk at Stevens Institute of Technology in NJ.


Our lab has a focus on practical security research, and we are active in a number of areas spanning systems and network security. Some of our particular research interests include mobile security, web security, security applications of program analysis, botnets, and malware. For more information on specific projects, see our research overview.


We publish in a number of venues, including IEEE Security and Privacy (Oakland), ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS. For a full list of our publications, see our publications list.