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The following paper has been accepted at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (IEEE CloudCom 2014):

Title: VLOC: An Approach To Verify The Physical Location Of A Virtual Machine In Cloud
Authors: M. Eskandari, A. Santana de Oliveira, B. Crispo

CloudCom is the premier conference on Cloud Computing worldwide and will be held in Singapore, from 15th to 18th, December. 


The Doctoral Course on Security Threat Identification and Testing will be held in Trento (Italy), 20-25 November 2014, in the context of the Doctoral School in Information and Communication Technology of the University of Trento, organized in collaboration with the Center for Information Technology of the Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK).



The following paper has been accepted at 7th Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET '14):
Title: TESTREX: a Testbed for Repeatable Exploits
Authors: S. Dashevskyi, D. Santos, F. Massacci, A. Sabetta


The following papers have been accepted at the ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT) 2014:

Title: Scalable and Precise Automated Analysis of Administrative Temporal Role-Based Access Control
Authors: Silvio Ranise, Anh Truong and Alessandro Armando

Title: Attribute Based Access Control for APIs in Spring Security
Authors: Alessandro Armando, Roberto Carbone, Eyasu Getahun Chekole  and Silvio Ranise


Avinash Reported a bug in Yahoo's Social Sign On using Facebook Connect protocol while he was working on the state of the art techniques of automatic analysis of browser-based security protocols.

Yahoo added his name in the Security Wall of Fame (


The following paper has been accepted at the Second Open EIT ICT Labs Workshop on Smart Grid Security:
Title: Selective release of smart metering data in multi-domain smart grids
Authors: Alessandro Armando, Roberto Carbone, Eyasu Getahun Chekole, Claudio Petrazzuolo, Andrea Ranalli and Silvio Ranise


The following paper has been accepted at IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS) 2014:
Title: A Dynamic Risk-based Access Control Architecture for Cloud Computing
Authors: Daniel Ricardo dos Santos, Carla Merkle Westphall, Carlos Becker Westphall.


The following paper has been accepted at FroCoS 2013:
Title: Content-based Protection and Release for Access Control in NATO Operations
Authors: Alessandro Armando, Sander Oudkerk, Silvio Ranise and Konrad Wrona.


The following paper has been accepted at FroCoS 2013:
Title: Verification of Composed Array-based Systems with Applications to Security-Aware Workflows
Authors: Clara Bertolissi and Silvio Ranise

Alessandro Armando partecipera' come ospite al Festival della comunicazione in programma a Camogli dall’8 all’11 settembre. 

Il suo intervento "Tra cybercrimini e cyberterrorismo. I nuovi paradigmi della sicurezza informatica" si terrà venerdì 9 settembre alle ore 9:30 presso il Salone a mare, Hotel Cenobio dei Dogi.