Alberto Giaretta

Room T2229, Örebro Universitet, Örebro, SE-70281, Sweden.
alberto dot giaretta at oru dot se

I am currently pursuing my PhD at the Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS), Örebro University, Sweden.
My main research interests are Computer Security, Internet of Things (IoT) and Bio-Inspired Nanonetworks.


Publications

Journal Papers


[J004] BitFlow - Enabling Real-Time Cash-Flow Evaluations through Blockchain
L. Herskind, A. Giaretta, M. De Donno, N. Dragoni
To appear in Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2019.

[J003] Microservices: Migration of a Mission Critical System
M. Mazzara, N. Dragoni, A. Bucchiarone, A. Giaretta, S. T. Larsen, S. Dustdar
To appear in IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2019.

[J002] DDoS-Capable IoT Malwares - Comparative Analysis and Mirai Investigation
M. De Donno, N. Dragoni, A. Giaretta, A. Spognardi
In Security and Communication Networks, vol. 2018, Article ID 7178164, 30 pages, 2018.

[J001] Security Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures for Target Localization in Bio-NanoThings Communication Networks
A. Giaretta, S. Balasubramaniam, M. Conti
IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 665-676, April 2016.


Conference Papers


[C009] Protecting the Internet of Things with Security-by-Contract and Fog Computing
A. Giaretta, N. Dragoni, F. Massacci
To appear in Proceedings of the IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2019), 2019

[C008] Community Targeted Phishing: A Middle Ground Between Massive and Spear Phishing through Natural Language Generation
A. Giaretta, N. Dragoni
To appear in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference in Software Engineering for Defense Applications (SEDA’18), 2019

[C007] Vulnerabilities and Security Breaches in Cryptocurrencies
G. Sigurdsson, A. Giaretta, N. Dragoni
To appear in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference in Software Engineering for Defense Applications (SEDA’18), 2019

[C006] Adding Salt to Pepper - A Structured Security Assessment over a Humanoid Robot
A. Giaretta, M. De Donno, N. Dragoni
In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES’18), IoT-SECFOR session, 2018, ACM.

[C005] Joining Jolie to Docker - Orchestration of Microservices on a Containers-as-a-Service Layer
A. Giaretta, N. Dragoni, M. Mazzara
In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference in Software Engineering for Defense Applications (SEDA’16), 2018, Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC).

[C004] The Internet of Hackable Things
N. Dragoni, A. Giaretta, M. Mazzara
In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference in Software Engineering for Defense Applications (SEDA’16), 2018, Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC).

[C003] AntibIoTic: Protecting IoT Devices Against DDoS Attacks
M. De Donno, N. Dragoni, A. Giaretta, M. Mazzara
In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference in Software Engineering for Defense Applications (SEDA’16), 2018, Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC).

[C002] Analysis of DDoS-Capable IoT Malwares
M. De Donno, N. Dragoni, A. Giaretta, A. Spognardi
In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Security, Privacy, and Trust (INSERT), 2017, IEEE.

[C001] A Taxonomy of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
M. De Donno, N. Dragoni, A. Giaretta, A. Spognardi
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Society (i-Society), 2017, IEEE.

Teaching

2018/2019


Introduction to IT Security, Second Cycle Course in Informatics (Code IK404A)

Community Service

Reviewer for


2nd Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains for Distributed Systems (co-located with INFOCOM 2019), CryBlock 2019

IFIP Information Security Conference & Privacy Conference, IFIPSEC 2019

IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management

IEEE Service-Oriented Computing and Applications 2018, SOCA 2018

ACM Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT)

IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing