Invited Talks


  1. "Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity: Can they go along?", Keynote Speaker at the Soft Computing for Intelligent Systems (SCIS), UIET, Kurukshetra University, India, December 24 - 25, 2020.

  2. "Security and Privacy in Smart Farming: Challenges and Opportunities", Invited Speaker at the International Symposium on Automation, Information and Computing (ISAIC), China, December 02 - 04, 2020.

  3. "Cyber Hygiene in Financial Services: What is it and What it should be?" Invited Speaker at Chandigarh University, India, December 04 2020.

  4. "The Future of Connected Devices", Invited Speaker and Panelist at the Volunteer State Community College Cyber Security Awareness, USA, October 21, 2020.

  5. “Secure and Connected Smart City: Challenges and Approaches”, Invited Talk by the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, September 04, 2020.

  6. “Addressing Cybersecurity in Future Smart Communities: Lessons Learnt and Open Challenges”, Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Mobile Radio Communications and 5G Networks (MRCN), UIET, Kurukshetra University, India, July 13 -15, 2020.

  7. “Future Smart Communities: From the COVID-19 Viewpoint”, Invited Talk at COVID-19 Webinar Series at North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, May 8, 2020.

  8. “Cybersecurity in Smart Communities: Trends and Opportunities”, Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Paradigms of Computing, Communication and Data Sciences (PCCDS), National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India, May 01- 03, 2020.

Prior to 2020

  1. “Secure Cloud Assisted Smart Cars”, National Centers of Academic Excellence Community Forum Tech Talk, 2019. [Also presented at Research Seminar Series 2019 organized by the College of Engineering at Tennessee Tech University].

  2. “Access Controls in Smart Cars: Needs and Solutions”, Guest Lecture at UTSA in Prof. Ravi Sandhu’s CS 6393: Cyber Security Models and Systems, April 05, 2019. [Also presented as guest lecture in CSC 6910 at Tennessee Tech, Sep 24, 2019].

  3. “Securing Next Generation Smart Cars: Access Control Needs and Solutions”, at IARPA briefing, December 2018 UTSA Campus.

  4. Panelist “Next generation security services for emerging networks”, at 23rd ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT), June 2018.

  5. “Securing Next Generation Smart Cars: Access Control Needs and Solutions”, at the Institute for Cyber Security C-SPECC student seminar, June 2018 UTSA.

  6. “Towards ABAC in Hadoop Ecosystem”, Invited Lecture at Ford EEIT & GDIA Big Data Access Control Symposium, Michigan, May 2017. (Presented by Prof. Ravi Sandhu)

  7. “Metadata Management”, College of Engineering at Northeastern University, 2012 (course talk).

  8. Presented several seminars and course talks on assorted topics including Hadoop and Big Data, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Cyber-Physical Systems, Connected Cars, Information Security, Access Control Models etc.