Publications


Conference Papers

Shan Chen, Samuel Jero, Matthew Jagielski, Alexandra Boldyreva, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Secure Communication Channel Establishment: TLS 1.3 (over TCP Fast Open) vs. QUIC, The European Symposium on Research In Computer Security (ESORICS), September 2019.[PDF][TECH REPORT]

Steven R. Gomez, Samuel Jero, Richard Skowyra, Jason Martin, Patrick Sullivan, David Bigelow, Zackary Ellenbogen, Bryan C. Ward, Hamed Okhravi, and James W. Landry. Controller-Oblivious Dynamic Access Control in Software-Defined Networks, 49th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), June 2019. [PDF][PPTX]

Bryan C. Ward, Richard Skowyra, Samuel Jero, Nathan Burow, Hamed Okhravi, Howard Shrobe, Roger Khazan. Security Considerations for Next-Generation Operating Systems, 1st International Workshop on Next-Generation Operating Systems for Cyber-Physical Systems (NGOSCPS), April 2019. [PDF]

Samuel Jero, Maria L. Pacheco, Dan Goldwasser, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Leveraging Textual Specifications for Grammar-based Fuzzing of Network Protocols. Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI), January 2019. [PDF][PPTX]

Benjamin E. Ujcich, Samuel Jero, Anne Edmundson, Qi Wang, Richard Skowyra, James Landry, Adam Bates, William H. Sanders, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, and Hamed Okhravi. Cross-App Poisoning in Software-Defined Networking. ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), pp 648-663, October 2018. [PDF][SLIDES]

Samuel Jero, Endadul Hoque, David Choffnes, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Automated Attack Discovery in TCP Congestion Control Using a Model-guided Approach. Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2018. [PDF][PPTX][VIDEO][CODE]
Cisco Network Security Distinguished Paper Award

Arash Molavi Kakhki, Samuel Jero, David Choffnes, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Taking a Long Look at QUIC: An Approach for Rigorous Evaluation of Rapidly Evolving Transport Protocols. ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), pp 290-303, November 2017. [PDF][PPTX][CODE]
Awarded the 2018 IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize

Samuel Jero, Xiangyu Bu, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Hamed Okhravi, Richard Skowyra, and Sonia Fahmy. BEADS: A Framework for Attack Discovery in OpenFlow-based SDN Systems. 20th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID), LNCS 10453, pp 311-333, September 2017. [PDF][PPTX][CODE]

Samuel Jero, William Koch, Richard Skowyra, Hamed Okhravi, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, and David Bigelow. Identifier Binding Attacks and Defenses in Software-Defined Networks. 26th USENIX Security Symposium, pp 415-432, August 2017. [PDF][PPTX][VIDEO]

Samuel Jero, Vijay K. Gurbani, Ray Miller, Bruce Cilli, Charles Payette, and Sameer Sharma. Dynamic control of real-time communications (RTC) using SDN: A case study of a 5G end-to-end service, 2016 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), pp 895-900, April 2016. [PDF][PPTX]

Samuel Jero, Hyojeong Lee, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Leveraging State Information for Automated Attack Discovery in Transport Protocol Implementations. 45th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pp 1-12, June 2015. [PDF][PPTX][VIDEO][CODE]
Best Paper Award

Robert Lychev, Samuel Jero, Alexandra Boldyreva, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. How Secure and Quick is QUIC? Provable Security and Performance Analyses. 36th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S&P), pp 214-231, May 2015. [PDF][TECH REPORT][PPTX][VIDEO]
Awarded the 2016 IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize


Magazine Articles

Hamed Okhravi, Nathan Burow, Richard Skowyra, Bryan Ward, Samuel Jero, Roger Kazan, and Howard Schrobe. One Giant Leap for Computer Security, IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, 2019.

Posters

Samuel Jero, Endadul Hoque, David Choffnes, Alan Mislove, and Cristina Nita-Rotaru. Automated Attack Discovery in TCP Congestion Control Using a Model-guided Approach. Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW), 2018. [PDF]

Samuel Jero, William Koch, Richard Skowyra, Hamed Okhravi, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, and David Bigelow. Identifier Binding Attacks and Defenses in Software-Defined Networks. IEEE Secure Development Conference (SecDev), 2017. [PDF]


Standard Documents

Hans Kruse, Samuel Jero, and Shawn Ostermann. Datagram Convergence Layers for the Delay- and Disruption-Tolerant Networking (DTN) Bundle Protocol and Licklider Transmission Protocol (LTP). RFC 7122 (Experimental), 2014. [HTML][TXT]


Theses

Samuel Jero. Analysis and Automated Discovery of Attacks in Transport Protocols. PhD Dissertation. Purdue University, 2018. [PDF]

Samuel Jero. Performance Analysis of the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol DCCP for Real-Time Streaming Media Applications. Masters Thesis. Ohio University, 2013. [PDF]