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Amirreza Masoumzadeh

Information security and privacy, including access control policy models and privacy-preserving data sharing in application domains such as social media and location-bases services

The World Within Reach

 

Education

PhD in Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, Aug. 2014

Research Interests

Information security and privacy, including access control policy models and privacy-preserving data sharing in application domains such as social media and location-bases services

Publications

Journal Papers

[1] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Top Location Anonymization for Geosocial Network Datasets," Transactions on Data Privacy, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 107-126, 2013.

[2] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Preserving Structural Properties in Edge-Perturbing Anonymization Techniques for Social Networks," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 877-889, Nov. 2012.

[3] Y. Jung, M. Kim, A. Masoumzadeh, and J. B. D. Joshi, "A survey of security issues in multi-agent systems," Artificial Intelligence Review, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 239-260, Jun. 2012.

[4] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Ontology-based access control for social network systems," International Journal of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity (Special Issue: Selected Papers from PASSAT 2010), vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 59-78, Jan. 2011.
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Book Chapters

[5] M. Anwar, A. Masoumzadeh, and J. Joshi, "Security and Privacy in Location Based Services," in Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services, H. A. Karimi, Ed. CRC Press, 2013, ch. 10, pp. 235-264.

Conference and Workshop Papers

[6] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Privacy Settings in Social Networking Systems: What You Cannot Control," in Proc. 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIA CCS 2013). ACM Press, May 2013, pp. 149-154.

[7] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Anonymizing geo-social network datasets," in Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS - SPRINGL '11. ACM Press, 2011, pp. 25-32 (Best Student Paper).

[8] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "An Alternative Approach to k-Anonymity for Location-Based Services," in Proc. 8th Int'l Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2011), ser. Procedia Computer Science, vol. 5, Jan. 2011, pp. 522-530.

[9] N. Baracaldo, A. Masoumzadeh, and J. Joshi, "A secure, constraint-aware role-based access control interoperation framework," in Proc. 5th Int'l Conference on Network and System Security (NSS). IEEE, 2011, pp. 200-207.

[10] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Preserving structural properties in anonymization of social networks," in Proc. 6th International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom). IEEE, Oct. 2010, pp. 1-10.

[11] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "OSNAC: An Ontology-based Access Control Model for Social Networking Systems," in Proc. 2nd IEEE Int'l Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT 2010), Minneapolis, MN, USA, Aug. 2010, pp. 751-759.

[12] A. Masoumzadeh and J. B. D. Joshi, "PuRBAC: Purpose-aware Role-Based Access Control," in Proc. On The Move To Meaningful Internet Systems (OTM'08), ser. LNCS, vol. 5332. Monterrey, Mexico: Springer, 2008, pp. 1104-1121.

[13] Y. Jung, A. Masoumzadeh, J. B. D. Joshi, and M. Kim, "RiBAC: Role Interaction Based Access Control Model for Community Computing," in Proc. CollaborateCom '08, ser. LNICS, E. Bertino and J. B. D. Joshi, Eds., vol. 10. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 304-321.

[14] A. Masoumzadeh, M. Amini, and R. Jalili, "Conflict Detection and Resolution in Context-Aware Authorization," in Proc. 21st Int'l Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (AINAW '07), Niagara Falls, Canada, 2007, pp. 505-511.

[15] A. Masoumzadeh, M. Amini, and R. Jalili, "Context-Aware Provisional Access Control," in Proc. Int'l Conference on Information Systems Security, ser. LNCS, vol. 4332. Kolkata, India: Springer Verlag, 2006, pp. 132-146.

Posters (Short Papers)

[16] A. Masoumzadeh, L. Jin, J. Joshi, and R. Constantino, "HELPP Zone: Towards Protecting College Students from Dating Violence," in iConference 2013 Proceedings, 2013, pp. 925-928.

[17] A. Masoumzadeh, J. Joshi, and H. A. Karimi, "LBS (k, T)-anonymity: a spatio-temporal approach to anonymity for location-based service users," in Proc. 17th ACM SIGSPATIAL Int'l Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS'09). Seattle, Washington: ACM, 2009, pp. 464-467.
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Theses

[18] A. Masoumzadeh, "Preserving Privacy in Social Networking Systems: Policy-Based Control and Anonymity," Ph.D. dissertation, Univesrity of Pittsburgh, 2014.

[19] A. Masoumzadeh, "Context-Aware Provisional Access Control," Master's thesis, Sharif University of Technology, 2007.

Other Publications

[20] A. Masoumzadeh and J. Joshi, "Anonymizing Geo-Social Network Datasets," MODAP (Mobility, Data Mining, and Privacy) Newsletter, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 3, Nov. 2011.