Excerpt of NICTRDF Funded Project Presented in the US
Dr. Masoom Alam of Institute of Management
Sciences, Peshawar attended the 15th Annual ACM
Computer and Communications Security Conference from 27th
Oct to 31st Oct 2008 in Alexandria, VA, USA. This is
a leading international forum for information security
researchers, practitioners, and developers.
Dr. Alam gave a presentation on "Remote
Attestation in a web services enabled environment". Remote
Attestation is a feature of Trusted Computing, a hardware based
security technology. He was significantly appreciated by the
audience who showed their interest in his presentation.
He also attended a tutorial during the
conference on 29th Oct 2008 about the Android
Security Framework by William Enck which is expected to lead the
Open Source Mobile Platform Industry.
Dr Alam is currently working on a research
Attestation for Mobile Platforms, fully funded by
National ICT R&D Fund and pertaining to this, he expects that
Android framework will be a perfect match with this current