Wireless Sensor Networks Security
 
Hani Alzaid
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Brief Biography

Hani received his B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from King Saud University (Riyadh, KSA) in 2000, his M.S. from University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) in 2005, and his Ph.D from Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia) in 2011. Currently, Hani maintains an assistant research professor position in King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology.

Research Focus

Hani’s broader research interests are in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Security domain. Specifically he is interested in reputation-based solutions for securing data aggregation in WSNs. He is also interested in the security aspects of the integration between WSNs and SCADA systems.

Grant Funded Projects

[1] King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Grant: Building An Environmently Friendly Supercomputer. Abdulqadir Alaqeeli and Hani Alzaid. $2'650'000.

[2] King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Grant: Security Issues of Wireless Sensor Networks based SCADA Systems. Mohssen Alabadi,  Abdulrahman Alarifi, and
Hani Alzaid. $250'000.

Selected Publications

Thesis

[1] Alzaid, Hani (2011) Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks.  Cited 1 time

 Book Chapters

[1] Alzaid, Hani and Foo, Ernest and Gonzalez Niteo, Juan and Park, DongGook (2011) Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Anna Foerster and Alexander Foerster, editors, Emerging Communications for Wireless Sensor Networks, chapter 10, pages 183-228, InTech, Croatia. 2011.  

[2] Alzaid, Hani and Park, DongGook and Gonzalez Nieto, Juan and Foo, Ernest and Boyd, Colin (2010) A Forward & Backward Secure Key Management in Wireless Sensor Networks for PCS/SCADA. In Raul Aquino Santos, Arthur Edwards, and Victor Rangel Licea, editors, Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: Applications and Future Development, chapter 3, pages 41-60, IGI Global, USA. 2011.

Journal Articles

[1] Cheikhrouhou, Omar and Koubaa, Anis and Dini, Gianluca and Alzaid, Hani and Abid, Mohamed (2012). LNT: A Logical Neighbor Tree Secure Group Communication Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks. Ad Hoc Networks, Volume 10, Issue 7, Pages 1419-1444.

 [2] Alzaid, Hani and Foo, Ernest and Gonzalez Niteo, Juan and Ejaz Ahmed (2012) Mitigating On-Off Attacks in Reputation-based Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks. Security and Communication Networks Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 125-144.  

[3] Alzaid, Hani and Foo, Ernest and Gonzalez Niteo, Juan and Park, DongGook (2010) A Taxonomy of Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems. Invited Article, Volume 8, Issue 1/2, Pages 101-148.

[4] Alzaid, Hani and Abanmi, Suhail (2009) A Wireless Sensor Networks Test-bed for Wormhole Attacks. International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its Application. Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 19-28. Cited 5 times

Conference Papers

[1] Cheikhrouhoua, Omar  and Koubâab, Anis  and Dini, Gianluca and Alzaid, Hani and Abid, Mohamed (2011) LNT: a Logical Neighbor Tree for Secure Group Management in Wireless Sensor Networks.  In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2011) in conjunction with the 8th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2011), 19-21 September, 2011, Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada.

[2]
Alzaid, Hani and Park, DongGook and Gonzalez Nieto, Juan and Foo, Ernest (2010) Mitigating Sandwich Attacks against a Secure Key Management Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks for  PCS/SCADA.  In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, 20-23 April, 2010, Perth Convention Center, Perth, Australia. (acceptance rate  ~ 24%).

[3]
Alzaid, Hani and Park, DongGook and Gonzalez Nieto, Juan and Boyd, Colin and Foo, Ernest (2009) A Forward & Backward Secure Key Management in Wireless Sensor Networks for PCS/SCADA. In Proceedings of the 1st International ICST Conference on Sensor Systems and Software, 7-9 September 2009, Grand Hotel Duomo of Pisa, Pisa. (acceptance rate ~ 36%).
Cited 5 times

[4]
Alzaid, Hani and Foo, Ernest and Gonzalez Nieto, Juan (2008) RSDA: Reputation-based Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings
of the Ninth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT'08), Dunedin, New Zealand. (acceptance rate  ~ 35%). Cited 11 times

[5] Alzaid, Hani and Alfaraj, Manal (2008) MASA: End-to-End Data Security in Sensor Networks Using a Mix of Asymmetric and Symmetric Approaches. In Proceedings New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS`08), Tangier, Morocco. (acceptance rate  ~ 37%).

[6]
Alzaid, Hani and Abanmi, Suhail and Kanhere, Salil and Chou, Chun Tung  and Alshuwair, Faisal(2008) BANAID: A Sensor Network Test-bed for Wormhole Attacks. In Proceedings AusCERT 2008, Gold Coast, Australia. 
Cited 1 time

[7]
Alzaid, Hani and Foo, Ernest and Gonzalez Nieto, Juan M. (2008) Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks: A survey. In Proceedings Australasian Information Security Conference 2008 : Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) 81, Wollongong, NSW, Australia. 
Cited 47 times

[8] Al-Manie, Mohammed A. and Alkanhal,Mohamed I. and Al-Ayedh, Hassan Y. and
Al-zaid Hani M. (2003) Signal Processing Detection of Acoustic Emissions Produced by the Red Date Palm Weevil. In Proceedings Asian Conference on Sensors 2003 (AsiaSense 2003), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Technical Reports

[1] Alzaid, Hani and Abanmi, Suhail and Kanhere, Salil and Chou, Chun Tung (2006) Detecting Wormhole Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report, Computer Science and Engineering School - UNSW, The Network Research Laboratory - UNSW.  Cited 5 times
 

Professional Activities

» The founder of the Wireless Sensor Network Security website (www.wsn-security.info).

» Board Member of Saudi Computer Society since 2012.

» The IEEE QUT student branch webmaster, 2010.

» MIEEE (Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) since March 2006.

Reviewer and Member Technical Committees

2012

» TPC member for the International Workshop on the Security of the Internet of Things (SecIoT’12). July 30 - August 02, 2012, Munich, Germany.

» TPC member for the 3rd International Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT'12). August 27-29, 2012, Ontario, Canda.

» TPC member for the 7th IEEE International Conference on Computing and Convergence Technology (ICCCT’12). Decemberl 03-05, 2012, Seoul, Korea.

» Awards co-chair for the International School on Cooperative Robots and Sensor Networks (RoboSense’12). December 18-22, 2012, Hammamet, Tunisia.

» TPC member for the 8th IEEE International Conference on Computing and Networking Technology (ICCNT’11). Septemeber 27-29, 2012, Gyeongju, Korea.

» Guest editor for the special issue on Converged Networks, Technologies and Applications which is published by the International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering (IJCSE).

» TPC member for the 6th IEEE International Conference on New Trends in Information Science, Service Science, and Data Mining (NISS’12), October 23-25, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan.

» Reviewer for the Computer Networks Journal (COMNET), ISSN 1389-1286.

» TPC member for the 8th IEEE International Conference on Computing Technology and Information Management (ICCM’12). April 24-26, 2012, Seoul, Korea.

» Editorial member for the International Journal of Advancement in Computing Technology (IJACT), ISSN 2005-8039.

» TPC member for the 8th IEEE International Conference on Digital Content, Multimedia Technology and its Applications (IDCTA’12). June 26-28, 2012, Jeju, Korea.

» TPC member for the 4th IEEE International Conferenceon Data Mining and Intelligent Information Technology Applications (ICMiA’12), October 23-25, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan.

» TPC member for the 5th IEEE International Conference on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS’12). November 21-23, 2012, Wu Yi Shan, China.

2011

» Reviewer for the 15th World muti-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (WMSCI'11), July 19-22, 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.

» TPC member for the 5th IEEE International Conference on New Trends in Information Science and Service Science (NISS'11), October 24-26, 2011, Gyeongju, Korea.

» TPC member for the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Systems Techniques for Ad Hoc and Wireless Sensor Networks (IST-AWSN'11), September 19-21, 2011, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canda.

» TPC member for the 7th IEEE International Conference on Networked Computing (INC'11). Septemeber 26-28, 2011, Gumi, Korea.

» TPC member for the 7th IEEE International Conference on Digital Content, Multimedia Technology and its Applications (IDCTA'10). August 16-18, 2011, Busan, Korea.

» A reviewer for the Journal of Systems and Software.

» TPC member for the 7th IEEE International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM'11). June 21-23, 2011, Gyeongju, Korea.

» Associate Editor for the International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IJIDCS). ISSN 2219-1887.

» TPC member for the 4th IEEE International Conference on Interaction Sciences; IT, Human,  and Digital Content  (ICIS'11), August 16-18, 2011, Busan, Korea.

» TPC member for the 7th International Conference on Advanced Information Management and Service (IMS'11). November 29-December 1, Jeju Island, Korea.

» TPC member for the 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Information Technology (ICNIT'11). June 21-23, 2011, Gyeongju, Korea.

» TPC member for the 2nd International Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT'11). Septemeber 19-21, 2011, Ontario, Canda.

»
A chair of the security track for the 7th International Computing Conference In Arabic (ICCA'11), May 31- June 2, 2011, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

» TPC member for the 6th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT'11). November 29-December 1, Jeju Island, Korea.

» TPC member for the 6th International Workshop on Using P2P, Grid and Agents for the Development of Content Networks (UPGRADE-CN'11). May 23-26, 2011, Newport Beach, CA, USA.

2010

» TPC member for the 1st Workshop on the Security of the Internet of Things (SecIoT'10). November 29, 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

» TPC member for the 6th IEEE International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM'10). August 16-18, 2010, Seoul, Korea.

» A reviewer for the 6th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob'10). October 11-13, 2010, Niagara Falls, Canada.

» A reviewer for the International Journal of Computers and Applications.

» TPC member for the 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT'10). November 30-December 2, Seoul, Korea.

» TPC member for the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS'10) . September 01-03, 2010, Melbourne, Australia.

» TPC member for the 6th International Conference on Advanced Information Management and Service (IMS'10). November 30-December 2, Seoul, Korea.

» Technical editorial member for the International Journal of Information Processing and Management (IJIPM), ISSN 2093-4009 .

» TPC member for the 6th IEEE International Conference on Digital Content, Multimedia Technology and its Applications (IDCTA'10). August 17-19, 2010, Seoul, Korea.

» Technical editorial member for the International Journal of Intelligent Information Processing (JNIT), ISSN 2092-8637.

» TPC member for the 6th IEEE International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM'10). August 17-19, 2010, Seoul, Korea.

» TPC member for the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Sciences and Interaction Sciences (ICIS'10), June 23-25, 2010, Chengdu, China.

» Reviewer for the 16th European Wireless Conference (EW'10). April 12-15, 2010, Lucca, Italy.

» TPC member for the 6th IEEE International Conference on Networked Computing (INC'10). May 11-13, 2010, Gyeongju, Korea.

» TPC member for the 4th IEEE International Conference on New Trends in Information Science and Service Science (NISS'10), May 11-13, 2010, Gyeongju, Korea.

2009

» Reviewer for two chapters of a book entitle "Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: Applications and Future Development." published by IGI global.

» Editorial member for the International Journal of Advancement in Computing Technology, ISSN 2005-8039.

» Reviewer for the Computer Networks Journal (COMNET), ISSN 1389-1286.

» TPC member for the 4th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT'09). November 24-26, Seoul, Korea.

» Editorial member for the International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its applications, ISSN 1975-9339.

» TPC member for the 2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human (ICIS'09), November 24-26, Seoul, Korea.

» TPC member for the 1st International Workshop on Quality of Security in Wireless Sensor Networks (QoSecWSN), October 19-21, 2009, Gold Coast, Australia.

2008

» Reviewer  for the Eleventh IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS'08), November 19 – 21, 2008, Guangzhou, China.

» Ongoing member in the World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology (WASET) Scientific and Technical Committees.

Teaching

» Lecturer for Keeping Ahead in Information and Communication Technology subject at Arab Open University, semester 1, 2011.

» Supervisor for several graduation projects at Arab Open University, semester 2, 2011.

» Supervisor for several graduation projects at Arab Open University, semester 1, 2011.

» Lecturer for the Information and Communication Technologies: People and Interactions subject at Arab Open University, semester 2, 2010.

» Tutor for the Wireless and Mobile Networks subject at Queensland University of Technology, semester 1, 2009.
 

 

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