Masoumeh Safkhani

Assistant Professor

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Research Interests:

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۱ Design and Cryptanalysis of Security Protocols
۲ Design and Cryptanalysis of Cryptography Primitives
۳ RFID Security, Internet of Things (IoT)Security
۴ Network Security, Searchable Encryption Schemes Security

Educational Background

Section university CatchDate
۱ Diploma National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents ۲۰۰۰
۲ BSc. Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran ۲۰۰۴
۳ MSc. Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran ۲۰۰۷
۴ Phd. Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran ۲۰۱۳

Professional Background

Row  Caption  place Date 
Managing Editor of Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovations (JECEI) Fall 2017-untill now
Head of Department of Architecture of Computer Systems Faculty of Computer Engineering Fall 2015- Winter 2017
Responsible for Approving BSC. Projects Faculty of Computer Engineering Fall 2014-Winter 2017

 

Referee for Journals

Caption place Date
۱  Journal of Electronics Industries Iran Electronics Industries ۲۰۱۴-now
۲  ISeCure Iran Society of Cryptology ۲۰۱۳-now
۳ International Journal of Communication Systems John Wiley & Sons Ltd ۲۰۱۳
۴  International Journal of Information Security Springer ۲۰۱۲-۲۰۱۳
۵  IEEE Sensors Journal IEEE ۲۰۱۲-۲۰۱۳
۶  Neural Computing and Applications (NCA) Springer ۲۰۱۲
 ۷  Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovations  Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University  ۲۰۱۵-now

 

ublishedJournal Papers

Row title Authors Journal Publication year status
 On the security of rotation operation based ultra-lightweight
authentication protocols for RFID systems 
Masoumeh Safkhani *, Nasour Bagheri, Mahyar Shariat  Future Internet  ۲۰۱۸ Published
Implementation of secret disclosure attack against two IoT lightweight authentication protocols Masoumeh Safkhani *, Mahyar Shariat Journal of Supercomputing ۱۸ Aug. 2018 Published online
An improved low-cost yoking proof protocol based on Kazahaya’s flaws Nasour BagheriMasoumeh SafkhaniMojtaba Eslamnezhad NaminSamad Rostampour The Journal of Supercomputing ۲۰۱۸ Published
A New EPC-C1G2 based Anti-collision Algorithm to Address Tags’ Starvation Problem in RFID Systems(in persian) Amir Abbasian, Masoumeh Safkhani  NASHRIYYAH-I MUHANDESI-I BARQ VA MUHANDESI-I KAMPYUTAR-I IRAN (PERSIAN) Jan.  ۲۰۱۸ Published
A Survey of Cube, Differential Fault Analysis Attacks and Linear Structures on Keccak Hash Function (SHA-3) Mohamadamin Arghavani and Masoumeh Safkhani  Biannual Journal Monadi for Cyberspace Security (AFTA)-(Best Paper Award)  ۲۰۱۷  Published
On the Security of Two Ownership Transfer Protocols and Their Improvements N. Bagheri, S. Aghili, and M. Safkhani International Arab Journal of Information Technology ۲۰۱۷ Published
  On the security of an  RFID based parking lot management system M. SafkhaniM. Hosseinzadeh

M. Eslamnezhad NaminS. Rostampour

Nasour Bagheri

International Journal of Communication Systems ۲۰۱۷ In press
Security analysis of the improved version of SPRS: An Authentication Protocol for RFID systems Masoumeh Safkhani Journal of electronic and cyber defense ۲۰۱۷ In press(persian)
  Passive secret disclosure attack on an ultralightweight authentication protocol for Internet of Things Masoumeh Safkhani, Nasour Bagheri Journal of Supercomputing ۲۰۱۷ Online-Published
  On the Security of the Revised SRP+ RFID Authentication Protocol Masoumeh Safkhani, Amir Abbasian Journal of Electronics Industries ۲۰۱۶ In Press
  A note on the security of two improved RFID protocols Masoumeh Safkhani, Nasour Bagheri ISeCure, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2016. ۲۰۱۶ Published
 

On the (Im)Possibility of Receiving Security Beyond 2l Using an l-Bit PRNG

M. SafkhaniM. Hosseinzadeh

M. Eslamnezhad NaminS. Rostampour

Nasour Bagheri

 Wireless Personal Communications, Vol.92, No. 4, pp. 1591-1597, Feb. 2017 Published
  On the Designing of EPC C1 G2 Authentication protocol using AKARI-1 and AKARI-2 Masoumeh Safkhan, Fatemeh Baghernejhad, Nasour Bagheri  Information Technology and Control, Vol. 44, No.1, ۲۰۱۵ Published
  A new anti-collision protocol based on information of collided tags in RFID systems Nasour Bagheri, ParvinAlenaby and MasoumehSafkhani International Journal of Communication Systems   ۲۰۱۵ Published
  A Note on the Security of IS-RFID, anInpatient Medication Safety M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri and M. Naderi International Journal of MedicalInformatics, Vol. 83, pp. 82-85, ۲۰۱۴ Published
  Cryptanalysis of Cho et al.’s protocol: A hash-based RFID tag mutual authentication protocol M. Safkhani, P. Peris-Lopez, J. Cesar Hernandez-Castro, N. Bagheri, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 259, pp. 571-577, 2014. ۲۰۱۴ Published
  On the Security of RFID Anti Counting Security Protocol(ACSP) N. Bagheri, M. Safkhani, M. Naderi, A. Mahani  Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics ,Vol. 259, pp. 512-521, 2014. ۲۰۱۴ Published
  Cryptanalysis of RAPP, an RFID Authentication Protocol N. Bagheri, M. Safkhani, P. Peris-Lopez, J. E.Tapiador, Security and Communication Networks, Published online in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI: 10.1002/sec.803, 2013. ۲۰۱۳ Published
  Security Improvement of an RFID Security Protocol of ISO/IEC WD 29167-6 N. Bagheri, M. Safkhani, P. Peris-Lopez and J. E. Tapiador IEEE Communications Letters, 17(4): 805-807, 2013 ۲۰۱۳ Published
  Strengthening the Security of EPC C-1 G-2 RFID Standard M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri and M. Naderi Wireless Personal Communications, DOI 10.1007/s11277-013-1078-z, Springer, 2013. ۲۰۱۳ Published
  Cryptanalysis of a new EPC class-1 generation-2 standard compliant RFID protocol N. Bagheri, M. Safkhani and M. Naderi, Neural Computing and Applications, DOI 10.1007/s00521-012-1283-9, Springer, Dec. 2012 ۲۰۱۲ Published
  RFID in eHealth: How Combat Medications Errors and Strengthen Patient Safety P. Peris-Lopez, M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri and Majid Naderi ”, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 363-372, 2013 ۲۰۱۳ Published
  On the Designing of a Tamper ResistantPrescription RFID Access Control System  M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri and M. Naderi, Journal of Medical Systems, Special Issue on RFID, Vol. 36, pp. 3995-4004, Dec. 2012 ۲۰۱۲ Published
  Cryptanalysis of AFMAP M. Safkhani, M. Naderi and N. Bagheri, IEICE Electronics Express, Vol.7, No. 17, pp. 1240-1245, 2010. ۲۰۱۰ Published
  Forgery Attack is a Piece of Cake on a Class of Mutual Authentication Protocols N. Bagheri, M. Safkhani, M. Naderi, Y. Luo and Q. Chai, International Journal of Information & Communication Technology Research (IJICTR), Vol. 3. No. 4, pp. 33-43, June 2012. ۲۰۱۲ Published
  Cryptanalysis of SEAS, an RFID Authentication Protocol M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, M. Naderi SAIRAN’s journal (in persian), pp. 77-92, 2011. ۲۰۱۱ Published
   Cryptanalysis of the Fast Lightweight Mutual Authentication Protocol (FLMAP) M. Safkhani, M. Naderi and H. F. Rashvand, International Journal of Computer & Communication Technology (IJCCT), Vol. 2, No. 2,3,4, pp. 182-186, 2010. ۲۰۱۰  Published

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference Papers

Row Date Conference title Place

 

Paper title Authors
۲۸ Feb. & 1 March ۲۰۱۸ CSICC 2018 Tehran, Iran Desynchronization, User Impersonation and Gateway node  Impersonation Attacks against one Wireless Sensor Networks Authentication Scheme: Khemissa et al. Scheme (in Persian) Forozan Ghoseiri Darbandeh, Masoumeh Safkhani
۱۸ &19 October

۹th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology(IKT 2017)

 Amirkabir university of Technology-Tehran-Iran-  How the Control over Smart Meters is Lost in the Yan et al. Lightweight AKA Scheme for Smart Grids(poster)  Mahyar Shariat, Masoumeh Safkhani
۶-۷ September, 2017 International ISC (Iranian Society of Cryptology) Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCISC)ISCISC2017 Shiraz-Iran Analysis of a Distance Bounding Protocol for

Verifying the Proximity of Two-Hop Neighbors

Hoda Jannati, Nasour Bagheri, Masoumeh Safkhani
  ۲۰۱۷ CSICC2017 Tehran, Iran A new anti-collision algorithm without  need to accurate estimation of the number of tags in RFID systems(in Persian) Amir Abbasian, Masoumeh Safkhani
  ۲۰۱۷ CSICC2017 Tehran, Iran Presenting a Differential Fault Analysis of SHA3-512(KECCAK)(in persian) M.A. Arghavani, Masoumeh Safkhani
۲۰۱۶

RFIDSec 2016: 12th Workshop on RFID and IoT Security) 30 November-2 December 2016(

Hong-Kong

Security Analysis of Niu et al. Authentication and Ownership Management Protocol

Masoumeh Safkhani, Hoda Jannati and Nasour Bagheri

  ۲۰۱۴ ۷th International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCTURKEY 2014), pp. 1-4, 2014. Istanbul- Turkey Employing a Secure Cipher Does not Guarantee the Security of RFID Protocols MasoumehSafkhani, Nasour Bagheri, Pedro Peris-Lopez, Juan M. E. Tapiador,
  ۲۰۱۴ ۷th International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology, (ISCTURKEY 2014), pp. 1-4, 2014. Istanbul- Turkey On the security of Lo et al.’s ownership transfer protocol Nasour Bagheri, Pedro MasoumehSafkhani
  ۲۰۱۳ RFIDsec2013 . Graz, Austria The Resistance to Intermittent Position Trace Attacks and Desynchronization Attacks (RIPTA-DA) Protocol Is Not RIPTA-DA”, N. Bagheri, P. Gauravaram, M. Safkhani, and S. Kumar Sanadhya
  ۲۰۱۳ RFIDsec 2013. Graz, Austria On the Security of two RFID Mutual Authentication Protocols, S. F. Aghili, N. Bagheri, P. Gauravaram, M. Safkhani, and S. Kumar Sanadhya
  ۲۰۱۲ RFID-TA 2012,pp. 80-84, 2012 Paris, France Weaknesses in another Gen2-based RFID authentication protocol M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, P. Peris-Lopez, A. Mitrokotsa, J. C. Hernandez-Castro,
  ۲۰۱۲ RFID-TA 2012, pp. 292-296, 2012. Paris, France  On the traceability of tags in SUAP RFID authentication protocols M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, P. Peris-Lopez, A. Mitrokotsa,
  ۲۰۱۲ .ICACM’۱۲, ۲۰۱۲٫ Ankara, Turkey On the Security of RFID Anti Counting Security Protocol (ACSP) N. Bagheri, M. Safkhani, M. Naderi, A. Mahani
  ۲۰۱۲ ICACM’۱۲, ۲۰۱۲٫ Ankara, Turkey Cryptanalysis of Cho et al.’s Protocol, A Hash-Based Mutual Authentication Protocol for RFID Systems M. Safkhani, P. Peris-Lopez, J. César Hernández Castro, Nasour Bagheri, M. Naderi,
  ۲۰۱۲ RFIDsec 2012, pp. 1-19, 2012. Netherlands On the Security of Tan et al. Serverless RFID Authentication and Search Protocols M. Safkhani, P. Peris-Lopez, N. Bagheri, M. Naderi, J. Cesar Hernandez-Castro
  ۲۰۱۲ WISTP, pp. 29-37, 2012. London, UK Another Fallen Hash-Based RFID Authentication Protocol J.César Hernández Castro, P. Peris-Lopez, M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri,M. Naderi
  ۲۰۱۲ DPM 2011 and SETOP 2011, Volume of 7122 of LNCS, pp. 90-103, 2012. Belgium On the Security of Mutual Authentication Protocols for RFID Systems: The Case of Wei et al.’s Protocol M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, S. K. Sanadhya, M. Naderi and H. Behnam
  ۲۰۱۱ ۶th International Conference on Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, pp. 689-694, 11-14 December 2011, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2011. Abu Dhabi, Emirates Security Analysis of LMAP++, an RFID Authentication Protocol M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, M. Naderi, Somitra Kumar Sanadhya,
  ۲۰۱۱ ۶th International Conference on Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, pp. 500-503, 11-14 December 2011, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,2011. Abu Dhabi, Emirates Vulnerabilities in a new RFID Access Control Protocol M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, M. Naderi,
  ۲۰۱۱ ARES 2011, pp.581-584, 2011. ا Vienna, Austria Tag Impersonation Attack on Two RFID Mutual Authentication Protocols M. Safkhani, N. Bagheri, M. Naderi, Y. Luo, Q. Chai
  ۲۰۱۰ ISCISC2010, pp. 57-59, Tehran, Iran, 2010. Tehran, Iran Cryptanalysis and Improvement of a Lightweight Mutual Authentication Protocol for RFID system M. Safkhani and M. Naderi,
  ۲۰۱۰  INDOCRYPT 2010, LNCS 6498, pp. 118–۱۳۰, ۲۰۱۰٫ Heydarabad, India Cryptanalysis of Tav-128 Hash function A. Kumar, S. Kumar Sanadhya, Praveen Gauravaram, M. Safkhani and M. Naderi,
  ۲۰۰۹ ICEE 2009. Tehran, Iran Cryptanlysis of the L-pipe Hash Structure N. Bagheri, M. Naderi, M. Safkhani
  ۲۰۰۸ CSICC 2008.(in Persian). Kish Island, Iran Cryptanlysis of AHS-AES Hash Structure . N. Bagheri, M. Naderi, B. Sadeghiyan, M. Safkhani

Research Projects

Row Title Project Leader Year Employer comments
 ۱ Security Analysis of Yoon Ultralightwight Authentication Protocol and Its Improved version Masoumeh Safkhani Fall 2016 Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University  
 ۲ Improvement of Anti-collision Protocols in RFID Systems Masoumeh Safkhani Summer 2015 Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University  Active Researcher- Research Plan
Presenting a security protocol for Internet of Things in the fifth generation of mobile phones  Masoumeh Safkhani  Summer 2017  Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University  Active Researcher- Research Plan
Security Analysis of Authentication Protocols for the use in Internet of Things(IoT) Masoumeh Safkhan

 

Spring 2018

 

Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University

 

 

Books

 

 
Book Title Book
۱ Hash Function: Principles & Applications ۲۰۰۸ IranUniversity of science & technology publications, No.447, 2008.

Courses Taught

 

caption Section StartYear EndYear
Computer Architecture BSc. Fall 2014 Until now
Computer Networks BSc. Fall 2014 Until now
Advanced Computer Networks MSc.& Phd. Fall 2014 Until now
Computer Architecture Lab BSc. Fall 2014 Until now
Microprocessors I BSc. Spring 2015 Until now
Microprocessors  Lab BSc. Spring 2015 Until now
Advanced Network Security MSc.& Phd. Spring 2014 Until now
Cryptography MSc.& Phd. Fall 2014 Until now
Security Protocols MSc.& Phd. Spring 2015 Until now
Computer Design of Digital Systems
 Fall 2016 Until now

Workshops

 

Row  Title Place Date
on the Security of RFID Systems Shahid Beheshti University Tehran, May 2016
Security Analysis of SNMP CyberSpace Research Institute Tehran, Jan. 2012.
Introduction to RFID Systems Department of Electrical engineering, Guilan University Rasht, February 2012
Command and Control networks’ Simulation with OPNET ۴th Conference of Iran’s Scientific Society of Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligences(C4I), Department of Electrical engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, October 2010
Introduction to OPNET Software ۳rd Conference of Iran’s Scientific Society of Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligences(C4I), Department of Electrical engineering, Malek Ashtar University of Technology, Tehran, October 2009