KANG Minsuk

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2016)
M.S. (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea, 2008)
B.S. (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea, 2006)
COM2-03-58
660 11053

http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~kangms

Research Areas

  • Security

Research Interests

  • Network and Distributed System Security
  • Cryptocurrency/ Blockchain Security and Privacy
  • Wireless System Security

Profile

Min Suk is an assistant professor of Computer Science Department, School of Computing at National University of Singapore. His research interests lie in the field of network and distributed systems security, wireless network security, and Internet privacy. He obtained his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2016 under the supervision of Virgil D. Gligor in CyLab. He received BS and MS degrees in EECS at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2006 and 2008, respectively.

Current Projects

  • Defending Against Extremely Large-scale DDoS Attacks
  • Patching Permanent Flaws in Wireless Protocols of Internet of Things
  • Building a Bitcoin Mixer using Trusted Execution Environments

Selected Publications

  • Min Suk Kang, Virgil D. Gligor, and Vyas Sekar. “SPIFFY: Inducing Cost-Detectability Tradeoffs in Persistent Link-Flooding Attacks.” In Proceedings of Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2016.

  • Min Suk Kang and Virgil D. Gligor. “Routing Bottlenecks in the Internet: Causes, Exploits, and Countermeasures.” In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), November 2014.

  • Soo Bum Lee, Min Suk Kang, and Virgil D. Gligor. “CoDef: Collaborative Defense Against Large-Scale Link-Flooding Attacks.” In Proceedings of ACM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), December 2013.

  • Min Suk Kang, Soo Bum Lee, and Virgil D. Gligor. “The Crossfire Attack.” In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S&P), May 2013.

Awards & Honours

  • Finalist for CSAW’16 Applied Research Competition
  • Korean Government Study-Abroad Scholarship

Teaching (2019/2020)

  • CS5321: Network Security
  • CS4236: Cryptography Theory and Practice