October 23 - 24, 2018 Woburn, MA USA
2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security

Preliminary Technical Program Tuesday, October 23, 2018

7:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:30 AM Cyber Security 1: Cyber-Physical System Security 1 On the Feasibility of Generating Deception Environments for Industrial Control Systems Vincent Urias (SNL)*; William M. Stout (Sandia National Laboratories); Brian Van Leeuwen (SNL) A Virtual Power Station Architecture to Improve Cybersecurity and Energy Management of U.S. Department of Defense Installations Joseph Cooley (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)*; Matthew Backes (MIT Lincoln Laboratory); Erik Limpaecher (MIT LL); Reynaldo Salcedo (MIT Lincoln The Economics of Critical Infrastructure Controls Systems' Cyber Security James E Lerums (Purdue University)* Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) 1: Welcome & Introduction to Future of HADR Technology Responder Priorities for Technology Advancement Michelle Royal (FirstLink Research and Analytics)* Use of Computer Simulation Modeling to Reduce the Consequences of an Active Shooter Event in a Large Event Venue Patrick R Glass (Purdue Homeland Security Institute)* Land/Maritime Borders & Critical Infrastructure Protection 1: Vessels & Cargo Binding Physical and Cyber World: A Blockchain Approach for Cargo Supply Chain Security Enhancement Lei Xu (University of Houston)*; Lin Chen (University of Houston); Zhimin  Gao (University of Houston); Yanling Chang (Texas A&M University);  Eleftherios  Iakovou (Texas A&M University); Weidong Shi (University of Houston) Case Study: Challenges in Homeland Security Operations in Argentina and Role of Emerging Technologies Pramud Rawat (Data Analysis and Simulation Services)* Maritime Border Security using Sensors, Processing, and Platforms to Detect Dark Vessels JRoss S Eaton (Charles River Analytics)*; Stan German (Charles River Analytics); Arjuna Balasuriya (Charles River Analytics) Biometrics & Forensics 1 Operational Tradeoffs of the 2018 Department of Homeland Security  Science and Technology Directorate Biometric Technology Rally Jacob Hasselgren (The Maryland Test Facilty)*; John J. Howard (Maryland Test Facility); Yevgeniv Sirotin (The Maryland Test Facility); Andrew Blanchard (Maryland Test Facility) Digital Witness: Remote Methods for Volunteering Digital Evidence on Mobile Devices Evan Stuart (Georgia Tech Research Institute)*; James Fairbanks (Georgia Tech Research Institute); Nigel Campbell (Georgia Tech Research Institute); Trevor J Goodyear (Georgia Tech Research Institute); Winston Messer (Georgia Tech Research Institute) Blockchain-enhanced Identities for Secured Interaction Dipto Chakravarty (Exostar, LLC); Tushar Deshpande (Stony Brook University)* 9:30 - 9:40

Welcome to HST 2018

Melissa Choi (MIT Lincoln Laboratory) James Flavin (MIT Lincoln Laboratory) 9:40 - 10:30

Plenary Speaker

10:30 - 10:45

Technical Program Overview

Best Paper Awards

Gerald Larocque (MIT Lincoln Laboratory) Anthony Serino (Raytheon) 10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:30 Cyber Security 2:  Machine Learning - Applications for Cyber Security MEADE: Towards a Malicious Email Attachment Detection Engine Ethan M Rudd (Sophos PLC)*; Richard Harang (Sophos PLC); Joshua Saxe (Sophos PLC) Generative Adversarial Networks for Black-Box API Attacks with Limited Training Data Yi Shi (Intelligent Automation, Inc.)*; Yalin Sagduyu (Intelligent Automation, Inc.); Kemal Davaslioglu (Intelligent Automation Inc.); Jason Li (Intelligent Automation, Inc.) NNIDS: Neural Network based Intrusion Detection System Hassan Hadi Latheeth Al-Maksousy (Old Dominion University)*; Michele C. Weigle (Old Dominion University) Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) 2: Future of HADR Technology Technologies to Support Victims of Sexual Assault Lance Fiondella (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)*; Christian Ellis (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth) Computational Creativity to Enhance Analysis and Decision Making to Counter Terrorism Kenneth Crowther (The MITRE Corporation)*; Martin Hyatt (MITRE); Carlos Balhana (MITRE) 21st Century Resilience Peter l Odell (Swan Island Networks)* Land/Maritime Borders & Critical Infrastructure Protection 2: Explosives Static Object Wi-Fi Imaging and Classifier Paul C. Proffitt (UMass Dartmouth)*; Honggang Wang (Univ of Massachusetts Dartmouth) Technical Review and Optimization of Walk-Through Metal Detector Processes Anthony Hustedt (Purdue University )*; Colby Craig (Purdue University ); Eric Dietz (Purdue University) Development of a Handheld, Standoff UV Raman Explosive Detection System Robert Waterbury (Alakai Defense Systems); Darius Vunck (Alakai Defense Systems)* Biometrics & Forensics 2: Direct Fingerprint Reconstruction by Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks Ali Dabouei (West Virginia university)*; Sobhan Soleymani (West Virginia University); Jeremy Dawson (West Virginia University); Nasser Nasrabadi (West Virginia University) Bilinear Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Multimodal Biometric Identification Sobhan Soleymani (West Virginia University)*; Ali Dabouei (West Virginia university); Jeremy Dawson (West Virginia University); Nasser Nasrabadi (West Virginia University) Improving Local Ternary Patterns for Facial Recognition Lucia I Ramirez (Tufts University)*; Karen Panetta (Tufts University) 12:30 - 1:20


1:20 - 2:50 Cyber Security 3: Application Security Establishing Independent Audit Mechanisms for Database Management Systems Alexander Rasin (DePaul University)*; James M Wagner (DePaul University); Karen Heart (DePaul University); Jonathan Grier (Grier Forensics) Towards a Content-based Defense against Text DDoS in 9-1-1 Emergency Systems Omprakash Gnawali (University of Houston)*; Weidong Shi (University of Houston); Bal Krishna (University of Houston); Stephen Huang (University of Houston) An Exploration of Improved Glass-Box Penetration Testing using Code Pulse and Attack Surface Detector Brianne F OBrien (Secure Decisions); Lenny Halselth (Secure Decisions)* Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) 3: Situational Awareness Building Robust Risk Management as a Method of Situational Awareness at the Local Level Jennifer L Schneider (RIT)*; Carol Romanowski ( Rochester Institute of Technology); Sumita Mishra (Rochester Institute of Technology); Rajendra K Raj (Rochester Institute of Technology); Sarah A Dobie (Rochester Institute of Technology) A Public Safety Communications Model for Broadband Cellular Video Andrew Weinert (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)* Cross-referencing Social Media and Public Surveillance Camera Data for Disaster Response Chittayong Surakitbanharn (Stanford University)*; Calvin Yau (Purdue University); Guizhen Wang (Purdue University); Aniesh Chawla (Purdue University); Yinuo Pan (Purdue University); Zhaoya Sun (Purdue University); Sam Yellin (Purdue Univeristy); David Ebert (Purdue University); Yung-Hsiang Lu (Purdue University); George Thiruvathukal (Loyola University Chicago) Land/Maritime Borders & Critical Infrastructure Protection 3: Automated Data Processing Automatic Jump-Cut Detection for Self-Diagnostic Video Surveillance Systems in Non-Optimum Recording Environments Arash Samani (Tufts University)*; Karen Panetta (Tufts University); Sos Agaian (USA); Wendy Wan (Tufts University) Human Detection in Infrared Imagery using Gradient and Texture Features and Superpixel Segmentation Theus H Aspiras (University of Dayton); Vijayan K Asari (University of Dayton)*; Hussin k Ragb (University of Dayton) Extracting Dialed Telephone Numbers from Unstructured Audio Steven Presser (Presser Software Surveillance and Technology)*; Michael Walsh (Presser Surveillance Solutions and Technologies) Biometrics & Forensics 3: Mixing Irises: Multi-eyes Authentication Asem Othman (Veridium)*; Arun Ross (Michigan State University, USA) OcularNet: Deep Patch-based Ocular Biometric Recognition Sai Narsi Reddy Donthi Reddy (University of Missouri - Kansas City)*; Ajita Rattani (University of Missouri - Kansas City); Prof. Reza Derakhshani (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Multi-biometric Convolutional Neural Network for Ocular Recognition in Smartphones Ajita Rattani (University of Missouri - Kansas City)*; Sai Narsi Reddy Donthi Reddy (University of Missouri - Kansas City); Prof. Reza Derakhshani (University of Missouri-Kansas City) 2:50 - 3:20


3:20 - 5:20 Cyber Security 4: Threat & Attack Modeling A Method of Threat Analysis for Cyber-Physical System using Vulnerability Databases Kazuo Takaragi (AIST)*; Yusuke Mishina (AIST); Katsuyuki Umezawa (Shonan Institute of Technology) Forecasting Cyberattacks as Time Series with Different Aggregation Granularity Gordon Werner (RIT)*; Ahmet Okutan (Rochester Institute of Technology); Shanchieh Yang (RIT); Katie McConky (RIT) AnyLogic Modeling Cyber Threats, Risks, and Prevention Costs La'Reshia D Poe (Purdue University)* Defense Modeling During Software Design Shimon Rothschild (University of Texas at Arlington)* Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) 4: First Responders & Impacted Communities Providing First Responders with Real-time Status of Cellular Networks During a Disaster Clark Hochgraf (Rochester Institute of Technology)* Public Safety Risk: Effects of Complete Power Grid Destruction by Hurricane or Terrorism Melvin  Lugo-Alvarez (University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez); Guillermo Lopez-Cardalda (University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez); Sergio Mendez-Santacruz (University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez); Eduardo Ortiz (University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez)* Implementation of Localized Cell Phone Coverage on Aircraft and Portable Units for Mountain SAR and Forest Firefighting Missions Trevor Veihdeffer (WSU Electrical Engineering)* Land/Maritime Borders & Critical Infrastructure Protection 4: Screening Tools for Coordinating Sensors in Elecromagnetic Command and Control Paul Hyden (US Naval Research Laboratory)*; Richard McGrath (US Naval Academy) Estimating the Location of a Nuclear Source in a Three-Dimensional Environment Exhibiting Non-Homogeneous Attenuation Upasana Bhattacharyya (Clemson University)*; Carl Baum (Clemson University) Rapid Low-cost Detection of Persons Concealed in Containers, Compartments and Trucks Franklin Felber (Starmark, Inc.)* Extended Intruder Detection to Counter Advanced Underwater Threats in Ports and Harbors Franklin Felber (Starmark, Inc.)* Biometrics & Forensics 4: Person Re-Identification Using Overhead View Fisheye Lens Cameras Arko Barman (University of Houston)*; Wencheng Wu (University of Rochester); Robert Loce (Datto Inc.); Aaron Burry (MKS Instruments) User Re-Identification Using Clothing Information for Smartphones Duc Huy Hoang Nguyen (University of Missouri, Kansas City)*; Raghunath Puttagunta (University of Missouri, Kansas City); Zhu Li (University of Missouri, Kansas City); Prof. Reza Derakhshani (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Keystroke Dynamics Based Authentication Using GFM Shantaram Vasikarla (California State University-Northridge)* 5:20



Welcome Reception, Exhibits and Poster Session Presentations

Cyber Security Posters Cybersecurity Technology Transfer to Practice: Creating a Network of Support Resources Angela Jordan (University of South Alabama); Alec Yasinsac (University of South Alabama)* Efficiency and Security of Virtualized Computer Network Environments Alexander J Grube (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)* Network Phenotyping for Network Traffic Classification and Anomaly Detection Minhui Zou (Chongqing University)* Understanding Multi-lingual Threat Intelligence for AI based Cyber-defense Systems Priyanka Ranade (UMBC)*; Sudip Mittal (University of Maryland Baltimore County); Anupam Joshi (UMBC); Karuna Joshi (UMBC) Threat Analysis of the Security Credential Management System for Vehicular Communications Matthew D Furtado (UMASS Dartmouth)*; Robert Mushrall (Univ of Massachusetts Dartmouth); Hong Liu (Univ of Massachusetts Dartmouth) Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) Posters Using Discrete-Event Simulation to Increase the Efficiency of Point of Distribution Sites Patrick R Glass (Purdue Homeland Security Institute)* Machine Learning for Efficient Assessment and Prediction of Human Performance in Collaborative Learning Environments Pravin V Chopade (ACTNext ACT Inc)*; Alina vonDavier (ACTNext ACT Inc); Steve Polyak (ACTNext ACT Inc); Kurt  Peterschmidt (ACTNext ACT Inc); Michael Yudelson (ACTNext ACT Inc); Saad Khan (ACTNext ACT Inc) Analyzing the Impact of Concealed Carry Response to Active Shooters in Large Event Venues Katherine Reichart (Purdue University)*; Jae Yong Lee (Purdue University) SABER Employs Web Services Data Orchestration Developed by DHS S&T to Establish Public-Private Partnership for Business Status James Moritz (JWMorentz LLC)* The IEEE MOVE Truck, a Disaster Response Vehicle Joseph Diepenbrock (SIRF Consultants, LLC)* Cyber Handyman and Nursing for Humanitarian Services and Disaster Relief Srikanth Jonnada (University of North Texas); Ram Dantu (University of North Texas); Ishan Ranasinghe (University of North Texas)* Assessing the Casualty Rate Difference of Academic Environment Active Shooter Incidents by Unarmed Responses Jae Yong Lee (Purdue University)*; Eric Dietz (Purdue University ) Land/Maritime Borders & Critical Infrastructure Protection Posters iGroup Learning and iDetect for Dynamic Anomaly Detection with Applications in Maritime Threat Detection Fred S Roberts (Rutgers University)* Aerial Border Surveillance for Search and Rescue Missions Using Eye Tracking Techniques Qianwen Wan (Tufts University)*; Arash  Samani  (Tufts University); Aleksandra  Kaszowskab (Tufts University); Karen Panetta (Tufts University); Sos Agaian (USA); Holly Taylor (Tufts University) Fair Authentic Acoustic Network Grouping Mark Lowney (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth); Hong Liu (Univ of Massachusetts Dartmouth)*; Eugene Chabot (Naval Undersea Warfare Center) Development of Dual energy container Inspection System for Harbor Security In Korea Byeongno Lee (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute)*; Hyoungki Cha (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute); Moonsik Chae (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute); kyoungmin Oh (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) Technology for the Electric Transmission Grid – Critical Infrastructure Target and Homeland Security Opportunity John L Lauletta (Exacter, Inc.)*; Jose De Abreu-Garcia (University of Akron) Sighted Cable Cut Same Michael W David (National Intelligence University)* Building Robust Risk Managementas a Method of Situational Awareness at the Local Level Jennifer L Schneider (RIT)*; Carol Romanowski ( Rochester Institute of Technology); Sumita Mishra (Rochester Institute of Technology); Rajendra K Raj (Rochester Institute of Technology); Sarah A Dobie (Rochester Institute of Technology)