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Information Forensics and Security Laboratory

Julie Thorpe, PhD and Xiaodong Lin, PhD founded the Information Forensics and Security Laboratory (IFSLab) in 2012. The IFSLab performs innovative research and development on securing and analyzing networks, computer systems and data. The lab includes space and facilities for students to comfortably perform their research, discuss, collaborate and visualize data. It currently has two faculty members and a number of graduate and undergraduate student members who do cutting-edge research on exciting topics such as:

  • computer forensics
  • cryptography
  • human factors and security
  • information security and privacy
  • smartphone security
  • software security
  • user authentication

Members have access to various affiliated equipment laboratories including the Energy Management Laboratory and Laboratory for Human-Centred Computer Science Research.

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