Georgetown SecLab

Located in the Department of Computer Science at Georgetown University, the CS SecLab is an academic and research facility that investigates problems relating to information assurance and computer and network security.

Current areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • data privacy
  • cryptography
  • forensics
  • network security
  • privacy enhancing technologies
  • secure distributed systems
  • tamper-evident systems

More information about the SecLab’s current projects is listed on the Projects page.

Current undergraduate and graduate students at Georgetown who are interested in computer security research should review the Projects page and contact one of the affiliated faculty.

Students who are interested in joining Georgetown and working in the SecLab should apply through the department’s regular admissions process, and state a preference for working with the SecLab in their application statements.


May 16, 2023

Eigen: End-to-End Resource Optimization for Large-Scale Databases on the Cloud (by Ji You Li, Jiachi Zhang, Wenchao Zhou, Yuhang Liu, Shuai Zhang, Zhuoming Xue, Ding Xu, Hua Fan, Fangyuan Zhou, and Feifei Li) accepted to International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), 2023

May 15, 2023

Proteus: Programmable Protocols for Censorship Circumvention (by Ryan Wails, Rob Jansen, Aaron Johnson, and Micah Sherr) accepted to Free and Open Communications on the Internet (FOCI), 2023.

May 1, 2023

Data-Explainable Website Fingerprinting with Network Simulation (by Rob Jansen and Ryan Wails) accepted to Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs), 2023."

February 24, 2023

Educators' Perspectives of Using (or Not Using) Online Exam Proctoring (with David G. Balash, Rahel Fainchtein, Elena Korkes, Miles Grant, Micah Sherr, and Adam Aviv) accepted to USENIX Security 2023.

February 1, 2023

The GU SecLab welcomes Dr. Harel Berger! Harel is a postdoc researcher working on the MARATHON project (see below)

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