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Advanced Networking Technology and Security (ANTS) Research Lab

The Advanced Networking Technology and Security (ANTS) research lab at our university is home to state-of-the-art research and development of technologies for next-generation networks and critical infrastructures. It includes a security testing facility funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, a private research cloud environment and a software-defined networking testbed. Ongoing research projects in the lab include:

  • Detection of insider threats
  • Dynamic channel allocation for cognitive radio
  • Intrusion-detection systems for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks
  • Multimedia delivery and quality of experience in the cloud
  • Network survivability in large-scale failure scenarios
  • Privacy and reliability
  • Secure biometric-access technologies
  • Service aggregation in wireless infrastructure
  • Situational awareness systems for critical infrastructures
  • Smart-city infrastructures
  • Smart-grid security
  • Smart homes
  • Software-defined network (SDN) architectures
  • Vehicular network security and privacy

On average, approximately 15 graduate and five undergraduate students collaborate with the research projects at ANTS lab.

Visit the Advanced Networking and Security Research Lab's website.