Web Security Analysis

Exploring different analysis techniques and measurements of online websites.

Natural Language Processing

Using NLP in data analysis and clustering in web security and privacy applications.

Machine Learning Applications

Applications of machine learning and deep learning in privacy policy analysis.


  • Ashar Ahmad, Abdulrahman Alabduljabbar, Muhammad Saad, DaeHun Nyang, Joongheon Kim, David Mohaisen. “Empirically Comparing the Performance of Blockchains Consensus Algorithms”, IET Blockchain, 2021 (accepted).
  • Afsah Anwar, Jinchun Choi, Abdulrahman Alabduljabbar, Hisham Alasmary, Jeffrey Spaulding, An Wang, Songqing Chen, DaeHun Nyang, Amro Awad, and David Mohaisen. “Understanding Internet of Things Malware by Analyzing Endpoints in their Static Artifacts”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2021 (accepted).
  • Hisham Alasmary, Afsah Anwar, Ahmed Abusnaina, Abdulrahman Alabduljabbar, Mohammad Abuhamad, An Wang, DaeHun Nyang, Amro Awad, and David Mohaisen. “SHELLCORE: Automating Malicious IoT Software Detection by Using Shell Commands Representation”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2021 (accepted).
  • Ahmed Abusnaina, Afsah Anwar, Sultan Alshamrani, Abdulrahman Alabduljabbar, Rhongho Jang, and David Mohaisen. “Systematically Evaluating the Robustness of ML-based IoT Malware Detection Systems” (under review).
  • Abdulrahman Alabduljabbar, Ahmed Abusnaina, Ulku Meteriz, and David Mohaisen. “TLDR: Towards Automated Privacy PolicyAutomation with Key Policy Highlights” (under review).
  • Abdulrahman Alabduljabbar, Runyu Ma, Rhongho Jang, Songqing Chen, and David Mohaisen. “No Free Lunch: A comprehensive analysis and measurements of online piracy websites” (work in progress).