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Dr. Rabia Latif
Assistant Professor
Department of Information Security

MCS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Military College of Signals, Humayun Road, Rawalpindi.
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Specialization
Wireless Networks Security, Cloud Computing Security, e-Health Security

Education
PhD (Information Security) NUST, Pakistan

​Dr. Rabia Latif received her Bachelor degree in Computer Science from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad in 2006. She received her MS Degree in Information Security from National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan in 2010 and her PhD Degree in Information Security from National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan in 2016. Her research interests include Wireless Sensor Networks, Wireless Body Area Networks, Cloud Computing Security and Information Security.

  • ​Wireless Networks Security
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Information Security
  • Computer Security
  • e-Health Security
  • ​Journal Publications:

  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas, Seemab Latif, Ashraf Masood, “Distributed Denial of Service Attack Source Detection Using Efficient Traceback Technique (ETT) in Cloud-Assisted Healthcare Environment”, Special Issue on “Advances in Big-Data based mHealth Theories and Applications, Journal of Medical Systems, 2015 (IF: 2.24) 
  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas, Seemab Latif, Ashraf Masood, “EVFDT: An Enhanced Very Fast Decision Tree Algorithm for Detecting Distributed Denial of Service Attack in Cloud- Assisted Wireless Body Area Network”, Mobile Information Systems, Hindawi Publishing Coorporation, 2015. (IF: 0.949)
  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas, Seemab Latif, Ashraf Masood, “Performance Evaluation of Enhanced Very Fast Decision Tree (EVFDT) Mechanism for Distributed Denial of Service Attack Detection in Healthcare Systems”, Healthcare on Smart and Mobile Devices, Annals of Telecommunications, 2015. (IF: 0.699)
  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas, Seemab Latif, “Distributed Denial of Service DDoS attack detection using data mining approach in cloud Assisted Wireless Body Area Networks", International Journal of Adhoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC), 2015. (IF: 0.59)
  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas Saad Assar, "Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack in Cloud-Assisted Wireless Body Area Network: A Systematic Literature Review", Journal of Medical Systems (JoMS). Vol. 38, Issue. 11, 2014, pp. 1-10. (IF: 2.24)
  • Conference Publications:

  • Seemab Latif, Rabbia Tariq, Shehla Tariq, Rabia Latif, “Designing an Assistive Learning Aid for Writing Acquisition: A Challenge for Children with Dyslexia”, Published in the Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Advancing Assistive Technology and eAccessibility for people with Disabilities and the Aging Population (AAATE-2015), Budapest, Hungary, September 9- 12, 2015.
  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas, Saïd Assar, “Analyzing Feasibility for Deploying Very Fast Decision Tree for DDoS Attack Detection in Cloud Assisted WBAN”, Published in the proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC2014). August 3- 6, 2014, Taiyuan, China.
  • Rabia Latif, Haider Abbas, Saïd Assar, Qasim Ali "Cloud Computing Risk Assessment: A Systematic Literature Review" (2013) Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol:276, pp:285-295 (SCOPUS Index Journal)
  • Rabia Latif and Asad Raza, "A Boundary Node Detection Based Solution for Minimizing the Effects of Nodes Distribution Over Key Exchange in Group Based WSNs", Published in the Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Network- Based Information Systems (NBiS- 2012), Melbource, Australia, September 26- 28, 2012
  • Rabia Latif, Mukhtar Hussain, "Hardware Based Random Number Generation in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)", Published in the proceedings of the 3rd LNCS International Conference and Workshop on Advances in Information Security and Assurance, ISA 2009, Seoul, Korea, June 25- 27, 2009
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  • ​Advance Computer Networks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Graphics 
  • Object Oriented Programming (C++, Java)
  • Distributed Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Formal Methods in Software Engineering
  • Numerical Analysis
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