Albert Levi

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levisabanciunivedu
Phone
(216) 483 9563
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Faculty Member
Jobs
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Education
B.S. in Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Department, 1991. M.S. in Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Department, 1993. Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Department, 1999.
Areas of Interest
Information and Network Security, Wireless Networtk Security, Cryptography, Certificate Systems and Public Key Infrastructures, Ecommerce Security, Computer Networks
Memberships
IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE ComSoc, ACM, ACM SIGSAC
Publications
  • Article
    Karaoğlan Altop, Duygu and Levi, Albert and Tuzcu, Volkan (2017) "Deriving cryptographic keys from physiological signals", Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Vol.39, 65-79 (SCI)
    Levi, Albert and Sarımurat, Salim (2017) "Utilizing hash graphs for key distribution for mobile and replaceable interconnected sensors in the IoT context", Ad Hoc Networks (SI), Vol.57, 3-18 (SCI)
    Karaoğlan Altop, Duygu and Bingöl, Muhammed Ali and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay (2017) "DKEM: secure and efficient distributed key establishment protocol for wireless mesh networks", Ad Hoc Networks, Vol.54, 53-68 (SCI)
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Çelik, Serkan and Bingöl, Muhammed Ali and Kiraz, Mehmet Sabır and Demirci, Hüseyin and Levi, Albert (2015) "k-strong privacy for radio frequency identification authentication protocols based on physically unclonable functions", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol.15, No.18, 2150-2166 (SCI)
    Kalkan, Kübra and Levi, Albert (2014) "Key distribution scheme for peer-to-peer communication in mobile underwater wireless sensor networks", Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (SI), Vol.7, No.4, 698-709 (SCI)
    Karaoğlan, Duygu and Levi, Albert (2014) "A survey on the development of security mechanisms for body area networks", Computer Journal, Vol.57, No.10, 1484-1512 (SCI)
    Amro, Belal Mohammed and Saygın, Yücel and Levi, Albert (2013) "Enhancing privacy in collaborative traffic-monitoring systems using autonomous location update", IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol.7, No.4, 388-395 (SCI)
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Çelik, Serkan and Sarıyüce, Mehmet and Levi, Albert (2013) "An efficient and private authentication protocol for RFID systems", Journal of Communications Software and Systems, Vol.9, No.2, 128-136 (OTHER)
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Çelik, Serkan and Yıldız, Muhammet and Levi, Albert (2012) "PUF-enhanced offline RFID security and privacy", Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol.35, No.6, 2059-2067 (SCI)
    Levi, Albert (2011) "YGS şifresi", NTV Bilim, No.27, 30-33 (NA)
    Ergun, Murat and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay (2011) "Increasing resiliency in multi-phase wireless sensor networks: generationwise key predistribution approach", The Computer Journal, Vol.54, No.4, 602-616 (SCI)
    Yıldızlı, Can and Pedersen, Thomas Brochmann and Saygın, Yücel and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert (2011) "Distributed privacy preserving clustering via homomorphic secret sharing and its application to (vertically) partitioned spatio-temporal data", International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining, Vol.7, No.1, 46-66 (SCI)
    Levi, Albert and Taşçı, Sinan Emre and Lee, Young Jae and Lee, Yong Jae and Bayramoğlu, Ersoy and Ergun, Murat (2010) "Simple, extensible and flexible random key predistribution schemes for wireless sensor networks using reusable key pools", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (Sp. Iss. SI), Vol.21, No.5, 635-645 (SCI)
    Hayretdin, Bahsi and Levi, Albert (2010) "Data collection framework for energy efficient privacy preservation in wireless sensor networks having many-to-many structures", Sensors, Vol.10, No.9, 8375-8397 (SCI)
    Ünlü, Abdülhakim and Levi, Albert (2010) "Two-tier, scalable and highly resilient key predistribution scheme for location-aware wireless sensor network deployments", Mobile Networks and Applications (Sp. Iss. SI), Vol.15, No.4, 517-529 (SCI)
    Bahşi, Hayretdin and Levi, Albert (2010) "k-anonymity based framework for privacy preserving data collection in wireless sensor networks", Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vol.18, No.2, 241-271 (SCI)
    Levi, Albert and Güder, Can Berk (2009) "Understanding the limitations of S/MIME digital signatures for e-mails: a GUI based approach", Computers and Security, Vol.28, No.3-4, 105-120 (SCI)
    Kaya, Selim Volkan and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert and Erçetin, Özgür (2009) "Public key cryptography based privacy preserving multi-context RFID infrastructure", Ad Hoc Networks, Vol.7, No.1, 136-152 (SCI)
    İnan, Ali and Kaya, Selim Volkan and Saygın, Yücel and Savaş, Erkay and Azgın Hintoğlu, Ayça and Levi, Albert (2007) "Privacy preserving clustering on horizontally partitioned data", Data & Knowledge Engineering, Vol.63, No.3, 646-666 (SCI)
    Coşkun, Vedat and Çayırcı, Erdal and Levi, Albert and Sancak, Serdar (2006) "Quarantine region scheme to mitigate spam attacks in wireless sensor networks", IEEE transactions on mobile computing, Vol.5, No.8, 1074-1086 (SCI)
    Öniz, Çağıl Can and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert (2005) "A fair multimedia exchange protocol", Lecture notes in computer science, Vol.3733, 342- 351 (SCI)
    Levi, Albert and Çetintaş, Erhan and Aydos, Murat and Koç, Çetin Kaya and Çağlayan, M. Ufuk (2004) "Relay attacks on bluetooth authentication and solutions", Lecture notes in computer science, Vol.3280, 278 - 288 (SCI)
    Levi, Albert and Özcan, Mahmut (2004) "Practical and secure e-mail system (PractiSES)", Lecture notes in computer science, Vol.3261, 410 - 419 (SCI)
  • Book Section / Chapter
    Kalkan, Kübra and Levi, Albert and Zeadally, Sherali, "Underwater and submerged wireless sensor systems: security issues and solutions", Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments: Space, Underwater, Underground and Industrial, Rashvand, Habib F. and Abedi, Ali (eds.), Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, June 2017, 311-324
    Yılmaz, Ömer Zekvan and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay, "Achieving fast self healing in wireless sensor networks using multi-generation deployment schemes", Filipe, Joaquim and Obaidat, Mohammad S. (eds.), Berlin, Germany: Springer, November 2009, 180-198
    Levi, Albert, "Digital Certificates", Handbook of Information Security: Key Concepts, Infrastructure, Standards and Protocols v. 1 (Handbook of Information Security), Leicester, United Kingdom: John Wiley&Sons , January 2006, 823-835
  • Papers in Conference Proceedings
    Candan, Ömer Mert and Levi, Albert, "Robust two-factor smart card authentication", IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (IEEE BlackSeaCom 2017), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2017
    Karaoğlan Altop, Duygu and Levi, Albert and Tuzcu, Volkan, "SU-PhysioDB: a physiological signals database for body area network security", IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (IEEE BlackSeaCom 2017), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2017
    Karaoğlan Altop, Duygu and Levi, Albert and Tuzcu, Volkan, "Feature-level fusion of physiological parameters to be used as cryptographic keys", Debbah, M. and Gesbert, D. and Mellouk, A. (eds.), IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017), IEEE Communications Society, May 2017, 1-6
    Toğay, Cengiz and Levi, Albert, "WebRTC based augmented secure communication (WebRTC tabanlı artırılmış güvenli iletişim)", 24th Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU 2016), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), May 2016
    Akdoğan, Dilara and Karaoğlan, Duygu and Levi, Albert, "Secure key agreement using pure biometrics", IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), October 2015, 191-199
    Karaoğlan, Duygu and Levi, Albert and Tuzcu, Volkan, "Towards using physiological signals as cryptographic keys in body area networks", 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth 2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), August 2015, 92-99
    Pulur, Naim Alperen and Karaoğlan, Duygu and Levi, Albert, "A role and activity based access control for secure healthcare systems", Abdelrahman, Omer H. and Gelenbe, Erol and Gorbil, Gökçe and Lent, Ricardo (eds.), 30th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2015), Switzerland: Springer, August 2015, 93-103
    Egemen, Ece and İnal, Ali Emre and Levi, Albert, "Mobile malware classification based on permission data (İzin verileri kullanılarak mobil kötücül yazılımların sınıflandırılması)", 23th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), May 2015, 1529-1532
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Çelik, Serkan and Bingöl, Muhammed Ali and Levi, Albert, "A new security and privacy framework for RFID in cloud computing", 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2013), USA: IEEE Computer Society, December 2013, 171-176
    Çatakoğlu, Abdullah Onur and Levi, Albert, "Uneven key pre-distribution scheme for multi-phase wireless sensor networks", Gelenbe, Erol and Lent, Ricardo (eds.), 28th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2013), Switzerland: Springer, October 2013, 359-368
    Kiraz, Osman and Levi, Albert, "Maintaining trajectory privacy in mobile wireless sensor networks", IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2013), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), October 2013, 401-402
    Şahin, Merve and Levi, Albert, "Dynamic key ring update mechanism for mobile wireless sensor networks", First International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom 2013), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), July 2013, 39-44
    Sarımurat, Salim and Levi, Albert, "HaG: Hash graph based key predistribution scheme for multiphase wireless sensor networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2013, 2079-2083
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Çelik, Serkan and Arslan, Atakan and Levi, Albert, "An efficient and private RFID authentication protocol supporting ownership transfer", Avoine, Gildas and Kara, Orhun (eds.), Second International Workshop (LightSec 2013), Heidelberg: Springer, May 2013, 130-141
    Durahim, Onur Ahmet and Yıldırım, İsmail Fatih and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert, "Performance evaluation of different CRL distribution schemes embedded in WMN authentication", Gelenbe, Erol and Lent, Ricardo (eds.), 27th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2012), London: Springer London 2013, 333-342
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Çelik, Serkan and Sarıyüce, Mehmet and Levi, Albert, "A secure and private RFID authentication protocol based on quadratic residue", 20th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2012), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), November 2012, 1-6
    Şimşek, Oya and Levi, Albert, "A distributed scheme to detect wormhole attacks in mobile wireless sensor networks ", Gelenbe, Erol and Lent, Ricardo and Sakellari, Georgia (eds.), ISCIS 2011 - 26th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, London, UK: Springer 2012, 157-163
    Amro, Belal Mohammed and Saygın, Yücel and Levi, Albert, "PA-CTM: privacy aware collaborative traffic monitoring system using autonomous location update mechanism", 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS (SPRINGL '11), New York, USA: ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), November 2011, 1-8
    Amro, Belal Mohammed and Levi, Albert and Saygın, Yücel, "CoRPPS: collusion resistant pseudonym providing system", 2011 IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk, and Trust (PASSAT 2011), USA: IEEE Computer Society, October 2011, 1056-1063
    Karaca, Kevser and Levi, Albert, "Resilient key establishment for mobile sensor networks", 7th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems and Workshops (DCOSS 2011), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2011, 1-6
    Kardaş, Süleyman and Levi, Albert and Murat, Ertuğrul, "Providing resistance against server information leakage in RFID systems ", 4th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS 2011), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), February 2011, 1-7
    Alpcan, Tansu and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay, "Digital trust games: an experimental study", Baras, John S. and Katz, Jonathan and Altman, Eitan (eds.), Second International Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec 2011), Berlin: Springer 2011, 182-200
    Amro, Belal Mohammed and Saygın, Yücel and Levi, Albert, "P2-CTM: privacy preserving collaborative traffic monitoring", 3rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS (SPRINGL '10), New York, NY, USA : ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), November 2010, 55-59
    Karaoğlan, Duygu and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay, "A distributed key establishment scheme for wireless mesh networks using identity-based cryptography", 6th ACM Workshop on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks (Q2SWinet '10), New York, NY, USA: ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), October 2010, 11-18
    Ergun, Murat and Levi, Albert, "Using combined keying materials for key distribution in wireless sensor networks", 21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2010), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), September 2010, 2601-2606
    Alpcan, Tansu and Örencik, Cengiz and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay, "A game theoretic model for digital identity and trust in online communities", 5th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2010), New York, NY, USA: ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), April 2010, 341-344
    Bahşi, Hayretdin and Levi, Albert, "Energy efficient privacy preserved data gathering in wireless sensor networks having multiple sinks", 2nd International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA 2009), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), December 2009, 1-8
    Kalkan, Kübra and Yılmaz, Sinem and Yılmaz, Ömer Zekvan and Levi, Albert, "A highly resilient and zone-based key predistribution protocol for multiphase wireless sensor networks", 5th ACM International Symposium on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks (Q2SWinet'09), New York, NY, USA: ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), October 2009, 29-36
    Ergun, Murat and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay, "A resilient key predistribution scheme for multiphase wireless sensor networks", 24th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, 2009 (ISCIS 2009), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), September 2009, 375-380
    Durahim, Onur Ahmet and Levi, Albert, "Dynamic resiliency analysis of key predistribution in wireless sensor networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2009 (ICC '09), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2009, 1-6
    Ünlü, Abdülhakim and Levi, Albert, "Two-tier, location-aware and highly resilient key predistribution scheme for wireless sensor networks", Gelenbe, Erol and Abramsky, Samson and Sassone, Vladimiro (eds.), Visions of Computer Science Conference, BCS International Academic Conference, London, UK: British Computer Society, September 2008, 355-366
    Yılmaz, Ömer Zekvan and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay, "Multiphase deployment models for fast self healing in wireless sensor networks", International Conference on Security and Cryptography, SECRYPT 2008, Porto, Portugal: INSTICC Press, July 2008, 136-144
    Taşçı, Emre Sinan and Bayramoğlu, Ersoy and Levi, Albert, "Simple and flexible random key predistribution schemes for wireless sensor networks using deployment knowledge", International Conference on Information Security and Assurance, 2008. ISA 2008. , USA: IEEE Computer Society, April 2008, 488-494
    Doğanay, Mahir Can and Pedersen, Thomas Brochmann and Saygın, Yücel and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert, "Distributed privacy preserving k-means clustering with additive secret sharing", Proceedings of the 2008 International Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in Information Society, PAIS 2008,, ACM Digital Library: ACM, March 2008, 3-11
    Karaca, Kevser and Levi, Albert, "Towards a framework for security analysis of multiple password schemes", ACM EUROSEC 2008, 1st ACM European workshop on system security (part of ACM Eurosys 2008), USA: ACM, March 2008, 16-21
    Kubilay, Murat Yasin and Levi, Albert and Özgit, Attila, "Security on mobile phones with lightweight cryptographic message syntax", Alkan, Mustafa and Sağıroğlu, Şeref and Akyıldız, Ersan (eds.), Information Security and Cryptology Conference with International Participation, Ankara: CMSProject, December 2007, 177-182
    Kaya, Selim Volkan and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert and Erçetin, Özgür, "Privacy-aware multi-context RFID infrastructure using public key cryptography", Akyildiz, Ian F. and Sivakumar, Raghupathy and Ekici, Eylem and Cavalcante de Oliveira, Jaudelice and McNair, Janise (eds.), 6th International IFIP-TC6 Networking Conference, Germany: Springer 2007, 263-274
    Ünlü, Abdülhakim and Armağan, Önsel and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay and Erçetin, Özgür, "Key predistribution schemes for sensor networks for continuous deployment scenario", Akyildiz, Ian F. and Sivakumar, Raghupathy and Ekici, Eylem and Cavalcante de Oliveira, Jaudelice and McNair, Janise (eds.), 6th International IFIP-TC6 Networking Conference, Germany: Springer 2007, 239-250
    Öniz, Çağıl Can and Savaş, Erkay and Levi, Albert, "An optimistic fair e-commerce protocol for large e-goods", Alagöz, F. (ed.), 7th International Symposium on Computer Networks (ISCN' 06), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2006, 214-219
    İnan, Ali and Saygın, Yücel and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay and Hintoğlu, Ayça Azgın, "Privacy preserving clustering on horizontally partitioned data", 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW'06), New York: IEEE, April 2006, 95-95
    Yanıkoğlu, Berrin and Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay and Kholmatov, Alisher Anatolyevich, "Secret sharing using biometric traits", Biometric Technology For Human Identification, Orlando, FL, USA: SPIE, April 2006
    Öniz, Çağıl Can and Taşçı, Sinan Emre and Savaş, Erkay and Erçetin, Özgür and Levi, Albert, "SeFER: secure, flexible and efficient routing protocol for distributed sensor networks ", Çayırcı, E. and Baydere, S. and Havinga, P. (eds.), 2nd European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks, USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), February 2005, 246-255
    Ocakoğlu, Özleyiş and Bayoğlu, Burak and Levi, Albert and Erçetin, Özgür and Savaş, Erkay, "A probabilistic routing disruption attack on DSR and its analysis", MEDHOCNET 2004,, June 2004, 300-306
    Sancak, Serdar and Çayırcı, Erdal and Çoşkun, Vedat and Levi, Albert, "Sensor wars: detecting and defending against spam attacks in tactical AdHoc sensor networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE Press, June 2004, 3668-3672
  • Volumes Edited / Special Issues
    Levi, Albert and Gürbüz, Özgür and Mana, Antonio and Klonowski, Marek and Cesana, Matteo and Ghassemian, Mona and Sargento, Susana, A special issue of ad hoc networks on "Smart solutions for mobility supported distributed and embedded systems", Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, April 2014
    Levi, Albert and Badra, Mohamad and Cesena, Matteo and Ghassemian, Mona and Gürbüz, Özgür and Jabeur, Nafaâ and Klonowski, Marek and Mana, Antonio and Sargento, Susana and Zeadally, Sherali, Proceedings of 2012 5th International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), May 2012
    Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay and Yenigün, Hüsnü and Balcısoy, Selim and Saygın, Yücel, Proceedings of computer and information sciences - ISCIS 2006, Springer, November 2006
    Levi, Albert and Savaş, Erkay and Yenigün, Hüsnü and Balcısoy, Selim and Saygın, Yücel, Computer and information sciences-ISCIS 2006, Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, October 2006, 1-1084