Ziyad S. Al-Salloum, Ph.D.

Research Interests Viruses, Worms, and Botnets. Ziyad is also interested in authentication and other cybersecurity topics.

Favorite Musicians

  1. Ludovico Einaudi.
  2. Ennio Morricone.


Refereed Publications

  1. AL-SALLOUM, Z., AND WOLTHUSEN, S. Semi-Autonomous Link Layer Vulnerability Discovery and Mitigation Dissemination. In Fifth International Conference on IT Security Incident Management and IT Forensics, (IMF'09). (Stuttgart, Germany, 2009). [Paper Link]
  2. AL-SALLOUM, Z., AND WOLTHUSEN, S. A Link-Layer-Based Self- Replicating Vulnerability Discovery Agent. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications (ISCC). (Riccione, Italy, 2010), pp. 704-707. [Paper Link]
  3. AL-SALLOUM, Z., AND WOLTHUSEN, S. Agent-Based Host Enumeration and Vulnerability Scanning Using Dynamic Topology Information. In the 9th Conference of Information Security for South Africa (ISSA) (Johannesburg, South Africa, Jan 2010). [Paper Link]
  4. AL-SALLOUM, Z., AND WOLTHUSEN, S. Security and Performance Aspects of an Agent-Based Link-Layer Vulnerability Discovery Mechanism. In ARES'10 International Conference on Availability, Reliability, and Security -- SecSe (Krakow, Poland, 2010), pp. 549-554 [Paper Link]
  5. AL-SALLOUM, Z., AND WOLTHUSEN, S. Threat Analysis Model of an Agent-Based Vulnerability Mitigation Mechanism Using Bayesian Belief Networks. In the international Workshop on Network Science (NSW) (New York, USA, 2011), IEEE Computer Society. [Paper Link]
  6. AL-SALLOUM, Z., AND WOLTHUSEN, S. A Propagation Model of A Vulnerability Mitigation Computer Worm -- Seawave. The Fifth International Conference on Network and System Security. (Milan, Italy, 2011), IEEE digital library. [Paper Link]
  7. Al-Salloum, Z. (2012) Defensive computer worms: an overview, Int. J. Security and Networks, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.59-70. [Paper Link]
  8. Al-Salloum, Z.S. (2014) GeoGraphical Passwords, Int. J. Security and Networks, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.56-62. [Paper Link]

Curriculum Vitae PDF

Feb. 2014