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

27 Apr 2018

Security Boulevard quoted Engin on security issues when enabling a mobile security workforce.

27 Apr 2018

Toby presented a paper for us at this year's WWW conference in Lyon, France.

27 Apr 2018

Wil presented a paper at this years Euro SP, in London, UK.


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.