Madiba Security Research Group

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Research Areas

  • Anti-Surveillance Tools and Solutions
  • Authentication
  • Mobile Platforms Security
  • TLS and the Certificate Trust Model
  • Cryptographic Voting Systems
  • Usable Security
  • Bitcoin

Group Updates

Nov 30, 2016

Viau's Hypnoguard work is on the news (Daily Dot, Gizmodo).

July 22, 2016

Viau's Hypnoguard work has been accepted at CCS 2016. Congratulations Viau!

July 8, 2016

We have been Slashdotted!

May 12, 2016

Xavier's SSL interception paper is on the news. See here for more.

January 20, 2016

The password meter study has been featured in

December 19, 2015

Xavier's NDSS 2016 paper on SSL interception is now available .

December 10, 2015

Concordia News highlighted Xavier's Vanier CGS.

August 26, 2015

Princeton's Coursera course on Bitcoin with lecture from Jeremy on cryptocurrency history.

March 26, 2015

Xavier's live interview on CTV News Montreal on the password meters study.

March 26, 2015

Password meters study has been slashdotted.

March 2, 2015

Media coverage on our password meters study.

February 20, 2015

Xavier's paper on password meters has been accepted at ACM TISSEC (authors' copy; extends the NDSS 2014 paper).

October 22, 2014

Viau's (L. Zhao) paper on secure deletion has been accepted at NDSS 2015.

October 8, 2014

Media coverage of Jeremy's report on Internet voting for the City of Toronto.

October 6, 2014

Our new website is now online with updated content from the students of M. Mannan and. J. Clark.

October 1, 2014

Xavier's ACSAC2014 paper on TrueCrypt is now available; an extended version is here.

April 6, 2014

Jeremy's testimony on Bitcoin to the Canadian Senate