Publications


Conference Papers

Steven R. Gomez, Samuel Jero, Richard Skowyra, Jason Martin, Patrick Sullivan, David Bigelow, Zackary Ellenbogen, Bryan C. Ward, Hamed Okhravi, and James W. Landry. Controller-Oblivious Dynamic Access Control in Software-Defined Networks, 49th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), June 2019. [PDF]

Bryan C. Ward, Richard Skowyra, Samuel Jero, Nathan Burow, Hamed Okhravi, Howard Shrobe, Roger Khazan. Security Considerations for Next-Generation Operating Systems, 1st International Workshop on Next-Generation Operating Systems for Cyber-Physical Systems (NGOSCPS), April 2019. [PDF]

Samuel Jero, Maria L. Pacheco, Dan Goldwasser, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Leveraging Textual Specifications for Grammar-based Fuzzing of Network Protocols. Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI), January 2019. [PDF][PPTX]

Benjamin E. Ujcich, Samuel Jero, Anne Edmundson, Qi Wang, Richard Skowyra, James Landry, Adam Bates, William H. Sanders, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, and Hamed Okhravi. Cross-App Poisoning in Software-Defined Networking. ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), pp 648-663, October 2018. [PDF][SLIDES]

Samuel Jero, Endadul Hoque, David Choffnes, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Automated Attack Discovery in TCP Congestion Control Using a Model-guided Approach. Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2018. [PDF][PPTX][VIDEO][CODE]
Cisco Network Security Distinguished Paper Award

Arash Molavi Kakhki, Samuel Jero, David Choffnes, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Taking a Long Look at QUIC: An Approach for Rigorous Evaluation of Rapidly Evolving Transport Protocols. ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), pp 290-303, November 2017. [PDF][PPTX][CODE]
Awarded the 2018 IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize

Samuel Jero, Xiangyu Bu, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Hamed Okhravi, Richard Skowyra, and Sonia Fahmy. BEADS: A Framework for Attack Discovery in OpenFlow-based SDN Systems. 20th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID), LNCS 10453, pp 311-333, September 2017. [PDF][PPTX][CODE]

Samuel Jero, William Koch, Richard Skowyra, Hamed Okhravi, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, and David Bigelow. Identifier Binding Attacks and Defenses in Software-Defined Networks. 26th USENIX Security Symposium, pp 415-432, August 2017. [PDF][PPTX][VIDEO]

Samuel Jero, Vijay K. Gurbani, Ray Miller, Bruce Cilli, Charles Payette, and Sameer Sharma. Dynamic control of real-time communications (RTC) using SDN: A case study of a 5G end-to-end service, 2016 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), pp 895-900, April 2016. [PDF][PPTX]

Samuel Jero, Hyojeong Lee, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Leveraging State Information for Automated Attack Discovery in Transport Protocol Implementations. 45th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pp 1-12, June 2015. [PDF][PPTX][VIDEO][CODE]
Best Paper Award

Robert Lychev, Samuel Jero, Alexandra Boldyreva, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. How Secure and Quick is QUIC? Provable Security and Performance Analyses. 36th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S&P), pp 214-231, May 2015. [PDF][TECH REPORT][PPTX][VIDEO]
Awarded the 2016 IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize


Posters

Samuel Jero, Endadul Hoque, David Choffnes, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Automated Attack Discovery in TCP Congestion Control Using a Model-guided Approach. Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW), 2018. [PDF]

Samuel Jero, William Koch, Richard Skowyra, Hamed Okhravi, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, and David Bigelow. Identifier Binding Attacks and Defenses in Software-Defined Networks. IEEE Secure Development Conference (SecDev), 2017. [PDF]


Standard Documents

Hans Kruse, Samuel Jero, and Shawn Ostermann. Datagram Convergence Layers for the Delay- and Disruption-Tolerant Networking (DTN) Bundle Protocol and Licklider Transmission Protocol (LTP). RFC 7122 (Experimental), 2014. [HTML][TXT]


Theses

Samuel Jero. Analysis and Automated Discovery of Attacks in Transport Protocols. PhD Dissertation. Purdue University, 2018. [PDF]

Samuel Jero. Performance Analysis of the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol DCCP for Real-Time Streaming Media Applications. Masters Thesis. Ohio University, 2013. [PDF]