Research Students

Research Students – Post Doctorate

  1. Dov Shirtz (Post Doc, BGU).
  2. David Toubiana (Post Doc, BGU). Research topic: Machine Learning Assisted Identification of Metabolic Pathways in Correlation-based Networks. Joint supervisor: Dr. Rami Puzis.
  3. Polina Zilberman (Post Doc, BGU).

Current Research Students - Ph.D.

  1. Aviad Cohen (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Detection of Malicious Email by Machine Learning Techniques.
  2. Nir Nissim (Ph.D, Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Malicious Code Acquisition Using Active Learning. Status: Thesis to be submitted in 2015.
  3. Mordechai Guri (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Advanced topics in malware. Status: Thesis proposal was approved.
  4. Gabi Kedma (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Detecting and Classifying Malicious Programs based on their Evasion Mechanisms. Status: Thesis proposal was submitted, pending approval.
  5. Efrat Chalfon (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Attack Graph Optimization – Defense and attack considerations. Joint supervisor: Prof. Bracha Shapira. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  6. Yisrael Mirsky (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Context-based Smartphone Security. Joint supervisor: Prof. Bracha Shapira. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared
  7. Adi Sagi (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: The Problem of Attrition. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  8. Daniel Dor (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: A Model of the Information Security Investment Decision-Making Process. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  9. Amitai Laufer (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Identification and Protection against Attacks on Computer Networks. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  10. Ran Yahalom (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Biologically Inspired Cyber Systems. Joint supervisor: Prof. Angel Porgador. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  11. Shachar Siboni (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: IoT Security. Joint supervisor: Dr. Asaf Shabtai. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  12. Sofia Belikovetsy (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.
  13. Ilan Nacmias (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD. Status: Thesis proposal is being prepared.

Current Research Students - M.Sc.

  1. Matan Edri (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Zero-Day Exploits Detection using Reputation-based Call Stack Analysis.
  2. Yuval Lapidot (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  3. Ziv Katzir (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  4. Ofer Caspi (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  5. Assaf Morami (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  6. Yehonatan Biton (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  7. Ben Nassi (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  8. Asaf Hecht (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  9. Michael Bodhana (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  10. Rotem Mesika (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  11. Dima Kagan (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Malicious Entities Detection in Online Platforms.
  12. Aviad Meyer (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: TBD.
  13. Or Ami (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topc: TBD.

Graduated Students

  1. Franchi Yanai (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: A New Protocol for Anonymous Routing. Graduated 2001.
  2. Gad Alon (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Evasive Routing: Achieving Anonymity Using Multiple ISPs. Graduated 2003.
  3. Asaf Shabtai (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Local Adaptive Packet Pricing (LAPP) Scheme for IP-Networks. Graduated 2004.
  4. Adlai Meschiach (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: PRAW – A New Model for PrivAte Web Navigation. Graduated 2004.
  5. Ronen Wisenberg (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: A New Scheme for Data Base Encryption. Graduated 2005.
  6. Gil Ben Uziyahu (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Illusive Routing: Achieving Privacy on the Web using P2P Network. Graduated 2005. Joint supervisor: Prof. Bracha Shapira.
  7. Dana Yagil (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Collaborative Attack on WWW Users’ Anonymity. Graduated 2005.
  8. Erez Shmueli (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: A New Indexing Scheme for Data Base Encryption. Graduated 2005.
  9. Dan Melamed (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: New Economic Model for Collaborative Filtering. Graduated 2007. Joint supervisor: Prof. Bracha Shapira.
  10. Rami Puzis (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Optimization of DNIDS Deployment Strategy. Graduated 2007. Joint supervisor: Prof. Shlomi Dolev.
  11. Meytal Tubi (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Detection and Prevention of eThreat Spread in Social Networks. Graduated 2007.
  12. Dima Stoppel (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Application of Artificial Neural Networks Techniques to Electronic Threat Detection. Graduated 2007. Joint supervisor: Prof. Yuval Shahar.
  13. Slava Kisilevich (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Privacy Preserving Data Mining with K-Anonymity. Graduated 2008. Joint supervisors: Prof. Bracha Shapira, Prof. Lior Rokach.
  14. Eitan Menachem (M.Sc., BGU). Research topic: Troika – An Improved Stacking Schema for Risk Weighting. Graduated 2008. Joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach.
  15. Clint Feher (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Action Based User Mouse Verification. Graduated 2009.
  16. Polina Zilberman (M.Sc., Computer Sciences, BGU). Research topic: Securing an Organization from External and Internal Electronic Attacks. Graduated 2009. Joint supervisor: Prof. Shlomi Dolev.
  17. Yuval Fledel (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Securing Android-Powered Mobile Devices. Graduated 2010.
  18. Avi Elisha (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Cross Site Scripting Detection and Mitigation System - XSS DMS. Graduated 2010. Joint supervisor: Dr. Eyal Felstaine.
  19. Rami Puzis (Ph.D., BGU). Research topic: Optimization of DNIDS Deployment Strategy. Joint supervisor: Prof. Shlomi Dolev.
  20. Nir Nissim (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Malicious Code Acquisition Using Active Learning.
  21. Gilad Katz (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Preventing Leaks of Organizational Information using Information-Profiling Techniques. Joint supervisor: Prof. Bracha Shapira.
  22. Yael Weise (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: The CASH and ProCASH Algorithms-Cost-Sensitive Attribute Selection Algorithms. Joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach
  23. Tomer Shimshon (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Continuous Verification Using Keystrokes Dynamics. Joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach
  24. Adi Abramson (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: User Verification Based. Joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach
  25. Ma'ayan Gafny (M.Sc . Information Systems Engineering, BGU) Research topic: Supervised Many-to-Many Record Linkage Proposal, graduated 2011, joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach.
  26. Maya Ilani (M.Sc. Information Systems Engineering, BGU) Research topic: Data Honey Pot for Leakage Detection, graduated 2011, joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach.
  27. Amir Harel (M.Sc. Information Systems Engineering, BGU) Research topic: Misusability for Preventing Data Leakage, graduated 2011, joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach.
  28. Olga Peled (M.Sc. Information Systems Engineering, BGU) Research topic: Data Privacy Preserving in Social Networks, joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach, graduated.
  29. Eitan Menachem (Ph.D., BGU). Research topic: Machine Learning for Information Security. Joint supervisor: Prof. Lior Rokach, graduated 2013.
  30. Micky Fire (Ph.D., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Social Network Data Analytics using Machine Learning and Graph Theory Algorithms, graduated 2014.
  31. Einat Suissa (M.Sc. Information Systems Engineering, BGU) Research topic: Protecting mobile network operator infrastructure from attacks launched via mobile apps.
  32. Assaf Kachlon (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Malicious Data Exfiltration over Air Gap.
  33. Aviad Elishar (M.Sc., Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: The Security of Organizations and Individuals in Online Social Networks. Status: Thesis submitted.
  34. Ofrit Lesser (Ph.D, Information Systems Engineering, BGU). Research topic: Analysis of Online Social Networks Groups.

Contact Information

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P.O.B 653, Beer-Sheva
84105, Israel

Tel: +972 8 6428121
Fax: +972 8 6428016
e-mail: elovici@bgu.ac.il
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