3. FORENSIC SCIENCES
» Digital forensics
6. INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
» ICT applications
» Communication equipment and technologies
» Cyber security
» Network technologies
The K-ryptography and Information Security for Open Networks (KISON) research group develops his activity around
two main research topics or thematic axes:
(1) Security and privacy in open networks (meaning decentralized architectures). This definition includes ad hoc
networks, sensor networks, the Internet of Things (IoT), RFID networks, peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, smart cities,
and social networks, among others. KISON focus in two challenges:
- Efficient, scalable, and self-management security and privacy protocols for the interconnection of networks, and
privacy protection protocols of the identity and location of nodes
- Cibersecurity: forensic computing, intrusion detection, access control and authentication, cognitive security,
secure online banking and secure e-commerce.
(2) Information security and privacy. This includes data hiding techniques (watermarking and fingerprinting) and
closely related secret messaging ones (steganography and steganalysis).
- Multimedia: decentralized, scalable and efficient content distribution systems, with mechanisms to identify illegal
redistributors; real-time watermarking schemes that can be run in lightweight devices; other application of
watermarking schemes: second screen applications, tamper detection and localization, steganalysis to detect secret
- Privacy: privacy of medical data, privacy of documents in natural language, privacy data publishing, privacy in
trajectory sharing and publishing, among others.