Monthly Archives: June 2020

fighting bit rot in log-term data archives with babarchive

As part of research at ANT we generate a lot of data, and our goal is to keep it safe even in the face of an imperfect world of data storage. When we say a lot, we mean hundreds of … Continue reading

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new technical report: IoTSTEED: Bot-side Defense to IoT-based DDoS Attacks (Extended)

We have released a new technical report IoTSTEED: Bot-side Defense to IoT-based DDoS Attacks (Extended) as ISI-TR-738, available at https://www.isi.edu/~hangguo/papers/Guo20a.pdf. From the abstract: We propose IoTSTEED, a system running in edge routers to defend against Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks launched … Continue reading

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congratulations to Calvin Ardi for his new PhD

I would like to congratulate Dr. Calvin Ardi for defending his PhD in April 2020 and completing his doctoral dissertation “Improving Network Security through Collaborative Sharing” in June 2020. From the abstract: Calvin Ardi and John Heidemann (inset), after Calvin filed … Continue reading

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the ns family of network simulators are awarded the SIGCOMM Networking Systems Award for 2020

From the SIGCOMM mailing list and Facebook feed, Dina Papagiannaki posted on June 3, 2020: I hope that everyone in the community is safe. A brief announcement that we have our winner for the networking systems award 2020. The committee … Continue reading

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New paper “Bidirectional Anycast/Unicast Probing (BAUP): Optimizing CDN Anycast” at IFIP TMA 2020

We published a new paper “Bidirectional Anycast/Unicast Probing (BAUP): Optimizing CDN Anycast” by Lan Wei (University of Southern California/ ISI), Marcel Flores (Verizon Digital Media Services), Harkeerat Bedi (Verizon Digital Media Services), John Heidemann (University of Southern California/ ISI) at … Continue reading

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congratulations to Hang Guo for his new PhD

I would like to congratulate Dr. Hang Guo for defending his PhD in April 2020 and completing his doctoral dissertation “Detecting and Characterizing Network Devices UsingSignatures of Traffic About End-Points” in May 2020. From the abstract: The Internet has become an … Continue reading

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new talk “A First Look at Measuring the Internet during Novel Coronavirus to Evaluate Quarantine (MINCEQ)” at Digital Technologies for COVID-19 Webinar Series

John Heidemann gave the talk “A First Look at Measuring the Internet during Novel Coronavirus to Evaluate Quarantine (MINCEQ)” at Digital Technologies for COVID-19 Webinar Series, hosted by Craig Knoblock and Bhaskar Krishnamachari of USC Viterbi School of Engineering on May … Continue reading

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