Dr. Haider Abbas

Fellow of The IET (UK) | Fellow of The British Computer Society (UK) | Fellow of IsT (UK) | Senior Member IEEE | ACM Distinguished Speaker

Tenured Professor & Head of Information Security Department
Director NCSAEL

Military College of Signals (MCS), 
National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST),
Sector H-12, Islamabad 44000,
Pakistan

Phone: +92-51-9270097
Email: haider AT mcs DOT edu DOT pk

Research Profile

To date, I have published more than 150 research articles in world’s top international peer-reviewed journals and conferences with Cumulative Impact Factor: 400+ , Citations : 5000+ , H-Index: 35. Some of the recent publications are given below :

Selected Publications

  1. T. Yaqoob, H. Abbas and M. Atiquzzaman, "Security Vulnerabilities, Attacks, Countermeasures, and Regulations of Networked Medical Devices – A Review," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials.
    doi: 10.1109/COMST.2019.2914094
    { Impact Factor: 25.2, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  2. Waseem Iqbal, Haider Abbas, Pan Deng, Jiafu Wan, Bilal Rauf, Yawar Abbas, Imran Rashid, ALAM: Anonymous Lightweight Authentication Mechanism for SDN Enabled Smart Homes, IEEE Internet of Things Journal
    { Impact Factor: 9.5, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  3. Baotong Chen, Jiafu Wan, Antonio Celesti, Di Li, Haider Abbas and Qin Zhang, Edge Computing in IoT-based Manufacturing , IEEE Communications Magazine
    { Impact Factor: 11.05, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  4. Huimin Lu , Yin Zhang , Yujie Li , Chi Jiang, and Haider Abbas , User-Oriented Virtual Mobile Network Resource Management for Vehicle Communications , IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
    { Impact Factor: 6.3, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  5. K. Ullah, I. Rashid, H. Afzal, W. Iqbal, Y. A. Bangash and H. Abbas, "SS7 Vulnerabilities -A Survey & Implementation of Machine Learning Vs Rule Based Filtering for Detection of SS7 Network Attacks," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials.
    doi: 10.1109/COMST.2020.2971757
    { Impact Factor: 25.2, JCR-Ranking Q1 , HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  6. J. Wan; S. Tang; D. Li; S. Wang; C. Liu; H. Abbas; A. V. Vasilakos, "A Manufacturing Big Data Solution for Active Preventive Maintenance," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics ,
    vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1doi: 10.1109/TII.2017.2670505
    { Impact Factor: 9.1, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  7. Aqsa Rashid, Asif Masood, Haider Abbas, Yin Zhang, Blockchain-Based Public Key Infrastructure: A Transparent Digital Certification Mechanism for Secure Communication, IEEE Network Magazine (In Press)
    { Impact Factor: 10.6, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC Category-W Medallion: Platinum}

  8. Syed Wasif Abbas Hamdani, Haider Abbas, Abdul Rehman Janjua, Waleed Bin Shahid, Faisal Amjad, Malik Hamza Murtaza, Mohammad Atiquzzaman, Cybersecurity Standards in the Context of Operating System: Practical Aspects, Analysis, and Comparisons, ACM Computing Surveys
    { Impact Factor: 7.9, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  9. Ayesha Altaf, Haider Abbas, Senior Member, IEEE, Faiza Iqbal and Mahmoud Daneshmand , Robust Secure and Adaptive Trust-Based Service Selection in Smart Buildings in the Internet of Things (IoT) , IEEE Internet of Things Journal
    { Impact Factor: 9.5, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  10. T. Yaqoob, H. Abbas and N. Shafqat, “Integrated Security, Safety, and Privacy Risk Assessment Framework for Medical Devices,” in IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine / IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
    { Impact Factor: 5.2, JCR-Ranking Q1}

  11. Bilal Rauf , Haider Abbas , Muhammad Usman , Tanveer A. Zia , Waseem Iqbal , Yawar Abbas , Hammad Afzal, Application Threats and Northbound Interface Vulnerabilities in Software Defined Networks: A Review," in ACM Computing Surveys
    { Impact Factor: 7.9, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum}

  12. Waseem Iqbal, Haider Abbas, Mahmoud Daneshmand, Bilal Rauf, Yawar Abbas An In-Depth Analysis of IoT Security Requirements, Challenges and their Countermeasures via Software Defined Security , IEEE Internet of Things Journal
    { Impact Factor: 9.5, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  13. Huimin Lu, Pin-Han Ho, Haider Abbas, Trung Q. Duoung, Ammar Rayes, Kemal Akkaya, Cognitive Software Defined Networks and Applications Guest Editorial, IEEE Transactions On Network Science And Engineering
    { Impact Factor: 5.2, JCR-Ranking Q1}

  14. Rauf, Bilal; Abbas, Haider; Iqbal, Waseem; Muqeem, Ahmed ; Waheed, Abdul, Enterprise Integration Patterns in SDN: A Reliable, Fault-tolerant Communication Framework, IEEE Internet of Things Journal
    { Impact Factor: 9.5, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  15. Xiao Ma; Ranran Wang; Chi Jiang; Yin Zhang, Haider Abbas, A Name Disambiguation Module for Intelligent Robotic Consultant, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing
    { Impact Factor: 6.04, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  16. Yawar Abbas, Haider Abbas, Waseem Iqbal, Saddaf Rubab, SLFICE: Software Defined Networking (SDN) Based Location Privacy for Future IoT Cloud Environment, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (Revision Submitted)
    { Impact Factor: 4.4, JCR-Ranking Q1 }

  17. Rana Aamir Raza Ashfaq, Xizhao Wang, Joshua Zhexue HUANG, Haider Abbas, Yulin HE, “Fuzziness based semi-supervised learning approach for Intrusion Detection System (IDS)” Information Sciences (Elsevier)
    { Impact Factor: 6.7, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  18. Y. Abbas Bangash, H. Abbas, W. Iqbal, M. Zaki Murtaza Khan, B. Rauf and H. Afzal, “Delay Reduction through Optimal Controller’s Placement to Boost Scalability in a SDDC,” in IEEE Systems Journal
    { Impact Factor: 4.4, JCR-Ranking Q1}

  19. Abdur Rehman Raza, Khawir Mahmood, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Haider Abbas, Mehreen Afzal, On the Efficiency of Software Implementations of Lightweight Block Ciphers from the Perspective of Programming Languages, Future Generation Computer Systems
    { Impact Factor: 7.1, JCR-RANKING Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

  20. Chun Jiang ; Jiafu Wan ; Haider Abbas , An Edge Computing Node Deployment Method Based on Improved k-Means Clustering Algorithm for Smart Manufacturing , IEEE Systems Journal
    { Impact Factor: 4.4, JCR-Ranking Q1}

  21. M. Imran, M. Hanif Durad, F. Aslam Khan and H. Abbas, “DAISY: A Detection and Mitigation System against Denial of Service Attacks in Software Defined Networks,” in IEEE Systems Journal
    { Impact Factor: 4.4, JCR-Ranking Q1}

  22. Chi Jiang, Yin Zhang, Feier Qiu, Haider Abbas, Huimin Lu, TCA: Telecom Credit Assessment Assisted by Edge AI, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (Revision Submitted)
    { Impact Factor: 4.4, JCR-Ranking Q1 }

  23. Ramsha Saeed, Hammad Afzal, Haider Abbas, Maheen Fatima, Enriching Conventional Ensemble Learner with Deep Contextual Semantics to Detect Fake News in Urdu Language, ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (In Press)
    { Impact Factor: 1.4, JCR-Ranking Q1 }

  24. Waseem Iqbal , Haider Abbas , Bilal Rauf , Yawar Abbas Bangash , Muhammad Faisal Amjad , and Ahmed Hemani , PCSS: Privacy Preserving Communication Scheme for SDN Enabled Smart Homes IEEE Sensors Journal (In Press)
    { Impact Factor: 3.3, JCR-Ranking Q1 }

  25. Bilal Rauf, Haider Abbas, Waseem Iqbal, Yawar Abbas, Mahmoud Daneshmand, Faisal Amjad, Robust Secure and Adaptive Trust-Based Service Selection in Smart Buildings in the Internet of Things (IoT) , IEEE Internet of Things Journal (In Press)
    { Impact Factor: 9.5, JCR-Ranking Q1, HEC: Category-W, Medallion: Platinum }

The complete list of Publications could be found at my