• ISPM RESEARCH LAB

    Information Security, Privacy & Mining

    OUR MISSION

WELCOME TO THE ISPM RESEARCH LAB

Research Areas

Cybersecurity



Applied Cryptography



Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies



Data Privacy



Cloud Computing



Data Mining



Selected PUBLICATIONS

  Book Chapters:

Praneeth Babu Marella, Matea Milojkovic, Jordan Mohler, and Gaby G. Dagher. GenVote: Blockchain-based Customizable and Secure Voting Platform. Information Systems Security and Privacy, Springer, DOI 978-3-030-25109-3_8, © 2019.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Anthony P. Machado, Eddie C. Davis, Thomas Green, John Martin, and Matthew Ferguson. Data Storage in Cellular DNA: Contextualizing Diverse Encoding Schemes. Evolutionary Intelligence (EVIN) Journal, Springer, 2019.

[ full paper, bibtex, Cite Score: 1.30 ]

  Conferences & Journals :

Dylan Eck, Adam Torek, Steven Cutchin, and Gaby G. Dagher. Diffusion: Analysis of Many-To-Many Transactions in Bitcoin. IEEE Workshop on Blockchain Security, Application, and Performance (BSAP-2021), 6 pages, 2021.

[ full paper, bibtex, Slides, Video ]

Justin Gazsi, Sajia Zafreen, Gaby G. Dagher, and Min Long. VAULT: A Scalable Blockchain-Based Protocol for Secure Data Access and Collaboration. IEEE Workshop on Blockchain Security, Application, and Performance (BSAP-2021), 6 pages, 2021.

[ full paper, bibtex, Slides, Video ]

Aparna Sankaran, Hannah Johnson, Gaby G. Dagher, and Min Long. BullyNet: Unmasking Cyberbullies on Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS), 12 pages, 2021.

[ full paper, bibtex, 3-Year Journal Impact: 4.0 ]

Joshua Holmes and Gaby G. Dagher. Variance: Secure Two-Party Protocol for Efficient Asset Comparison in Bitcoin. In Proceedings of the the 3rd IEEE Blockchain Conference. 10 pages, 2020.

[ full paper, bibtex, Acceptance Rate = 16%, IEEE Outstanding Paper Award ]

Golam Bashar, Alejandro Anzola Avila, and Gaby G. Dagher. PoQ: A Consensus Protocol for Private Blockchains Using Intel SGX. In Proceedings of the 16th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm). 20 pages, 2020.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Yi Xie, Joshua Holmes, and Gaby G. Dagher. ZeroLender: Trustless Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Lending Platform. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY). 12 pages, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2020.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Golam Bashar, Graham Hill, Subroto Singha, Praneeth Marella, Gaby G. Dagher, and Jidong Xiao. Contextualizing Consensus Protocols in Blockchain: A Short Survey. In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Trust, Privacy and Security in Intelligent Systems, and Applications (TPS). 6 pages, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2019.

[ short paper, bibtex ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Benjamin. C. M. Fung, Noman Mohammed, and Jeremy Clark. SecDM: A Privacy-preserving Framework for Confidential Query Processing on the Cloud. Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) Journal, 20 pages, August, 2019.

[ full paper, bibtex, ISI impact factor: 2.004 ]

▣ Marwan Albahar, Xing Gao, Gaby G. Dagher, Daiping Liu, Fengwei Zhang, and Jidong Xiao. A Study of the Multiple Sign-in Feature in Web Applications. In Proceedings of the 15th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm). 8 pages, Orlando, United States, 2019.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Tanya Khatri, Gaby G. Dagher, and Yantian Hou. Privacy-Preserving Genomic Data Publishing via Differentially-Private Suffix Tree. In Proceedings of the 15th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm). 8 pages, Orlando, United States, 2019.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

▣ Qingqing Xie, Yantian Hou, Ke Cheng, Gaby G. Dagher, Liangmin Wang, and Shucheng Yu. Flexibly and Securely Shape Your Data Disclosed to Others. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ACM ASIACCS). 8 pages, Auckland, new Zealand, 2019.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

▣ Jyh-Haw Yeh, Srisarguru Sridhar, Gaby G. Dagher, Hung-Min Sun, Ning Shen and Kathleen D. White. A Certificateless One-way Group Key Agreement Protocol for End-to-end Email Encryption. In Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing (PRDC), 2018.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

▣ Khalil Al-Hussaeni, Benjamin. C. M. Fung, Farkhund Iqbal, Gaby G. Dagher, and Eun Park. SafePath: differentially-private publishing of passenger trajectories in transportation systems. Computer Networks (COMNET) Journal: Special Issue on Intelligent and Connected Transportation Systems, 143:126-139, Elsevier, 2018.

[ full paper, bibtex, JCR impact factor: 2.522, 5-year: 2.589 ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Jordan Mohler, Matea Milojkovic, and Praneeth Babu Marella. Ancile: Privacy-preserving Framework for Access Control and Interoperability of Electronic Health Records Using Blockchain Technology. Sustainable Cities and Society (SCS) Journal, Elsevier. 16 pages, 2018.

[ full paper, bibtex, 5th most downloaded paper in 2018, 4th most cited paper in 2020 ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Praneeth Babu Marella, Matea Milojkovic, and Jordan Mohler. BroncoVote: Secure Voting System using Ethereum's Blockchain. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP). 12 pages, Portugal, 2018.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Chandra L. Adhikari, and Tyler Enderson. Towards Secure Interoperability between Heterogeneous Blockchains Using Smart Contracts. In Proceedings of the IEEE/SAI Future Technologies Conference. 9 pages, Vancouver, Canada, 2017.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Benedikt Bünz, Joseph Bonneau, Jeremy Clark and Dan Boneh. Provisions: Private proofs of solvency for Bitcoin exchanges (Extended Version). Cryptology ePrint Archive, Report 2015/1008, 33 pages, 2015.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Benedikt Bünz, Joseph Bonneau, Jeremy Clark and Dan Boneh. Provisions: Private proofs of solvency for Bitcoin exchanges. In Proceedings of 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 12 pages, Denver, Colorado, October 2015.

[ full paper, bibtex, acceptance ratio = 19.8% ]

Gaby G. Dagher, Farkhund Iqbal, Mahtab Arafati and Benjamin. C. M. Fung. Fusion: Privacy-preserving Distributed Protocol for High-Dimensional Data Mashup. In Proceedings of 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 10 pages, Melbourne, Australia.

[ full paper, bibtex, acceptance ratio = 35% ]

Junnan Chen, Courtney Miller, and Gaby G. Dagher. Product Recommendation System for Small Online Retailers Using Association Rules Mining. In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Innovative Design and Manufacturing (ICIDM), 6 pages, August 2014.

[ full paper, bibtex ]

Omar Abdel Wahab, Moulay Omar Hachami, Arslan Zaffari, Mery Vivas, and Gaby G. Dagher. DARM: A Privacy-preserving Approach for Distributed Association Rules Mining on Horizontally-partitioned Data. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium (IDEAS), 8 pages, Porto, Portugal, July 2014.

[ full paper, slides, bibtex, acceptance ratio = 19% ]

▣ Mahtab Arafati, Gaby G. Dagher, Benjamin. C. M. Fung, and Patrick C. K. Hung. D-Mash: A Framework for Privacy-Preserving Data-as-a-Service Mashups. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), 8 pages, Anchorage, AK: IEEE Computer Society, June 2014.

[ full paper, bibtex, acceptance ratio = 30% ]

Gaby G. Dagher and Benjamin. C. M. Fung. Subject-based Semantic Document Clustering for Digital Forensic Investigations. Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE) Journal, Elsevier, vol. 86, no. 0, pp. 224 – 241, 2013.

[ full paper, CTV Interview, DKE, bibtex, ISI impact factor 2012: 1.519, 5-year: 1.710 ]

TEACHING

  CS 421: Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Fall 2021  ♦  Spring 2021  ♦  Fall 2020  ♦  Spring 2020  ♦  Spring 2019  ♦  Spring 2018  ♦  Summer 2017

  CS-HU 267: Intro to Blockchain

Spring 2021  ♦  Spring 2020

  CS 546: Computer Security

Fall 2020

  CS 567: Applied Cryptography

Fall 2019  ♦  Fall 2018  ♦  Fall 2017  ♦  Fall 2016

  CS 521: Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Spring 2017

  CS 253: Intro to Systems Programming

Spring 2016

PEOPLE

Dr. Gaby Dagher

Assistant Professor

Tel: 208-426-5782

Email: gabydagher [at] boisestate.edu

Director of the ISPM Research Lab

CONTACT US

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