Office: City Center Plaza 250
Email: jidongxiao at boisestate.edu
Jidong Xiao joined the Computer Science Department at Boise State University as an Assistant Professor in 2016. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from College of William and Mary, where he was advised by Dr. Haining Wang. His research interests are mainly in cyber security, with a particular emphasis on operating system security and virtualization/cloud security. Jidong also has approximately 6 years industry experience, including various roles at Intel, Symantec, Nokia, and Juniper.
CS331 - Computer Security and Information Assurance, Spring 2017
CS333 - Network Security and Defense, Fall 2017
CS554 - Advanced Operating Systems, Spring 2018
NSF Proposal Review Panelist (2016)
Shadow PC Member of EuroSys 2016
External Reviewer of DSN 2014
Lei Lu, Xing Gao, Jidong Xiao, "Poster: TwinHype: A Novel Approach to Reduce Cloud Downtime", The 2016 Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, Feb, 2016. Distinguished Poster Award.
Jidong Xiao, Lei Lu, Hai Huang, Haining Wang, "Hyperprobe: Towards Virtual Machine Extrospection", The 29th USENIX Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA), Washington DC, Nov, 2015. Best Paper Award.
Jidong Xiao, Hai Huang, Haining Wang, "Defeating Kernel Driver Purifier", The 11th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm), Dallas, TX, Oct, 2015.
Jidong Xiao, Hai Huang, Haining Wang, "Kernel Data Attack is A Realistic Threat", The 11th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm), Dallas, TX, Oct, 2015.
Duy Le, Jidong Xiao, Hai Huang, Haining Wang, "Shadow Patching: Minimizing Maintenance Windows in a Virtualized Enterprise Environment", The 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov, 2014.
Jidong Xiao, Zhang Xu, Hai Huang, Haining Wang, "Security Implications of Memory Deduplication in a Virtualized Environment", The 43rd Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), Budapest, Hungary, June, 2013.
Jidong Xiao, Zhang Xu, Hai Huang, Haining Wang, "Poster: A Covert Channel Construction in a Virtualized Environment". The 2012 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Raleigh, NC, Oct, 2012.
2016 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC): Best of the Rest -
Hyperprobe: Towards Virtual Machine Extrospection, June, 2016