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.


July 11, 2023

NetShuffle: Circumventing Censorship with Shuffle Proxies at the Edge (by Patrick Tser Jern Kon, Aniket Gattani, Dhiraj Saharia, Tianyu Cao, Diogo Barradas, Ang Chen, Micah Sherr, and Benjamin E. Ujcich) accepted to IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 2024

June 23, 2023

Cadence: A Simulator for Human Movement-based Communication Protocols (by Harel Berger, Adam J. Aviv, and Micah Sherr) accepted to Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET), 2023

June 22, 2023

On Precisely Detecting Censorship Circumvention in Real-World Networks (by Ryan Wails, George Arnold Sullivan, Micah Sherr, and Rob Jansen) accepted to Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2024

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.

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