Sometimes we forget that its not just companies within our industry that are providing thought leadership on relative topics concerning the mobile app industry. The top minds at universities across the globe are also analyzing current and future developments.
This May in San Jose, California, the Mobile Security Technologies
(MoST) conference brought together researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and hardware/software developers of mobile systems to explore the latest understanding and advances in the security and privacy for mobile devices, applications, and systems.
MoST is a part of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP) which, since 1980, has provided a forum for the presentation of developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field.
Faculty members from a number of top universities gave presentations during the MoST conference. Below is a list of the presentations, each of which is available as a pdf and is accompanied by the slide presentation used at the conference. You can access all of the papers here.
Data Driven Authentication: On the Effectiveness of User Behaviour Modelling with Mobile Device Sensors: Authors - Gunes Kayacik, Mike Just, Lynne Baillie (Glasgow Caledonian University), David Aspinall (University of Edinburgh) and Nicholas Micallef (Glasgow Caledonian University)
Differentially Private Location Privacy in Practice: Authors - Vincent Primault, Sonia Ben Mokhtar (LIRIS / Université de Lyon), Cédric Lauradoux (INRIA) and Lionel Brunie (LIRIS / Université de Lyon)
Location Privacy without Carrier Cooperation: Authors - Keen Sung, Brian Neil Levine and Marc Liberatore (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
An Application Package Configuration Approach to Mitigating Android SSL Vulnerabilities: Authors - Vasant Tendulkar and William Enck (North Carolina State University)
Two Novel Defenses Against Motion-Based Keystroke Inference Attacks: Authors - Yihang Song, Madhur Kukreti, Rahul Rawat and Urs Hengartner (University of Waterloo)
Sprobes: Enforcing Kernel Code Integrity on the TrustZone Architecture: Authors - Xinyang Ge, Hayawardh Vijayakumar and Trent Jaeger (The Pennsylvania State University)
Enter Sandbox: Authors - Android Sandbox Comparison: Sebastian Neuner (SBA Research), Victor van der Veen (VU University Amsterdam), Martina Lindorfer (Vienna University of Technology), Markus Huber, Georg Merzdovnik, Martin Mulazzani and Edgar Weippl (SBA Research)
Andlantis: Large-scale Android Dynamic Analysis: Authors - Michael Bierma (Sandia National Laboratories), Eric Gustafson (University of California, Davis), Jeremy Erickson, David Fritz and Yung Ryn Choe (Sandia National Laboratories)
A Systematic Security Evaluation of Android's Multi-User Framework: Authors - Paul Ratazzi, Yousra Aafer, Amit Ahlawat, Hao Hao, Yifei Wang and Wenliang Du (Syracuse University)
A First Look at Firefox OS Security: Authors - Daniel Defreez (University of California, Davis), Bhargava Shastry (Technische Universität Berlin), Hao Chen (University of California, Davis) and Jean-Pierre Seifert (Technische Universität Berlin)
Code Injection Attacks on HTML5-based Mobile Apps: Authors - Xing Jin, Tongbo Luo, Derek G. Tsui and Wenliang Du (Syracuse University)
Read more: http://mostconf.org/2014/
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