Irfan has joined NUCES as an Assistant Professor in January 2020. He has obtained his PhD in Software, Systems and Computing from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain. He worked as a research assistant at IMDEA Software Institute (software.imdea.org) under the supervision of Juan Caballero. Before his PhD, he did his Masters in Information Technology with specialization in computer networks from NUST, Pakistan.
He research interests are in computer and network security, malware analysis, reverse engineering, and binary code analysis.
- PhD (Software, Systems and Computing), 2019
- Universidad Politecnia de Madrid (UPM) Madrid (Spain)
- Thesis: Lineage Inference of Packed Malware using Binary Code Similarity
- MS (Information Technology), 2010
- NUST, Islamabad (Pakistan)
- Thesis: Analysis of P2P Traffic on Anomaly Detection Systems
- BS (Computer Science), 2007
- Virtual University (Pakistan)
- [COSE 2018] “Malware Lineage in the Wild”
Irfan Ul Haq, Sergio Chica, Juan Caballero, Somesh Jha
In: Computers & Security Journal, Volume 78, September 2018.
- [WODA 2015] “Ayudante: Identifying Undesired Variable Interactions”
Irfan Ul Haq, Juan Caballero, and Michael D. Ernst
In: 13th International Workshop on Dynamic Analysis, October 26, 2015.
Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
- [RAID 2010] “What is the Impact of P2P Traffic on Anomaly Detection?”
Irfan Ul Haq, Sardar Ali, Hassan Khan, and Syed Ali Khayam
In: 13th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection, September 15-17, 2010.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Acceptance Rate: 23.1%
- [CCR 2010] “On Mitigating Sampling-Induced Accuracy Loss in Traffic Anomaly Detection Systems”
Sardar Ali, Irfan Ul Haq, Sajjad Rizvi, Naurin Rasheed, Unum Sarfraz, Syed Ali Khayam, and Fauzan Mirza
In: ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, Volume 40 Issue 3, July 2010.
ACM New York, NY, USA
- IEEE Transaction on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
- Elsevier Computers and Security — Journal (COSE)
- International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES)
- Artifact Evaluation Committee Member:
- Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)