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

12 Oct 2018

Dark Reading printed an article from Kaan on how Security Researchers Struggle with Bot Management Programs.

15 Sep 2018

Engin gave a keynote at RAID 2018 in Crete.

13 Aug 2018

Some of us attended DefCon in Las Vegas, and Wil co-organized the CTF!.


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. In general, we are interested in all practical security problems.


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.