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 Mar 2019

Engin attended a panel at SecureWorld Boston.

25 Mar 2019

Engin gave a keynote at CODASPY 2019 in Dallas, TX.

21 Mar 2019

USA Today quoted Engin on Facebook storing passwords unencrypted.


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.