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We are focussed on research and development of performance-optimized network security architectures and functions for Software-Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

With networks moving towards a software-defined approach and increasingly introducing virtualization technologies, we contribute by identifying, raising awareness and recommending solutions to potential vulnerabilities in SDNFV network design and deployment.

In parallel, we are exploring scalable, analytics-based monitoring and forensics capabilities, and security solutions for these new network architectures.

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Open to PhD applications in the field of

  • SDNFV security
  • Predictive analytics for network security
  • Network monitoring and forensics
  • Edge-based network security
  • Performance-optimized security implementation
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