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

15 Dec 2017

Engin gave an invited talk at the TUSIAD data security in business informational event in Istanbul.

05 Dec 2017

Wil and Michael attended ACSAC in Orlando.

01 Nov 2017

Wil and Michael attended CCS in Dallas, TX.


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.