Reza Shokri

Postdoctoral Researcher @ Cornell University

lastname@cornell.edu

Curriculum Vitae

My research is on computer security and privacy with the focus on data and computational privacy. This year, I am involved in the following events:


Main Publications

(Google Scholar, DBLP)

Reza Shokri, Marco Stronati, and Vitaly Shmatikov
New ➙ Membership Inference Attacks against Machine Learning Models
arXiv:1610.05820, 2016

Vincent Bindschaedler and Reza Shokri.
Synthesizing Plausible Privacy-Preserving Location Traces [code] [talk]
In IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), Oakland, May 2016.

Richard McPherson, Reza Shokri, and Vitaly Shmatikov
Defeating Image Obfuscation with Deep Learning
arXiv:1609.00408, 2016
Media: The Register, WIRED, The Telegraph, BBC

Reza Shokri and Vitaly Shmatikov.
Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning
In ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Denver, Colorado, USA, 2015.
(Invited to) Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton) 2015
Media: MIT Technology Review

Reza Shokri.
Privacy Games: Optimal User-Centric Data Obfuscation
In Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), 2015

Igor Bilogrevic, Kevin Huguenin, Stephan Mihaila, Reza Shokri, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Predicting Users' Motivations behind Location Check-Ins and Utility Implications of Privacy Protection Mechanisms
In Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium, San Diego, California, 2015.

Arthur Gervais, Reza Shokri, Adish Singla, Srdjan Capkun, and Vincent Lenders.
Quantifying Web-Search Privacy [code]
In ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Arizona, USA, 2014.

George Theodorakopoulos, Reza Shokri, Carmela Troncoso, Jean-Pierre Hubaux, and Jean-Yves Le Boudec.
Prolonging the Hide-and-Seek Game: Optimal Trajectory Privacy for Location-Based Services
In ACM Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES), Arizona, USA, 2014.

Alexandra Mihaela Olteanu, Kevin Huguenin, Reza Shokri, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Quantifying the Effect of Co-location Information on Location Privacy
In the 14th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2014.

Reza Shokri, George Theodorakopoulos, Panos Papadimitratos, Ehsan Kazemi, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Hiding in the Mobile Crowd: Location Privacy through Collaboration
In IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), 2014.

Reza Shokri.
Quantifying and Protecting Location Privacy [abstract] [slides] [software tool]
PhD. Thesis, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), 2013.
Advisor: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux
Jury: Prof. Vitaly Shmatikov, Prof. George Danezis, Prof. Jean-Yves Le Boudec, Prof. Matthias Grossglauser

Reza Shokri, George Theodorakopoulos, Carmela Troncoso, Jean-Pierre Hubaux, and Jean-Yves Le Boudec.
Protecting Location Privacy: Optimal Strategy against Localization Attacks [code]
In the 19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Raleigh, NC, USA, October 2012.

Reza Shokri, George Theodorakopoulos, Jean-Yves Le Boudec, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Quantifying Location Privacy [code]
In IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), Oakland, May 2011.
Award: Recognized as the runner-up for PET Award 2012.
Most Cited research (non-SoK) paper published at IEEE S&P since 2011.

Reza Shokri, George Theodorakopoulos, George Danezis, Jean-Pierre Hubaux, and Jean-Yves Le Boudec.
Quantifying Location Privacy: The Case of Sporadic Location Exposure [code]
In The 11th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), Waterloo, July 2011.

Francisco Santos, Mathias Humbert, Reza Shokri, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Collaborative Location Privacy with Rational Users
In the 2nd Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), Maryland, November 2011.

Reza Shokri, Carmela Troncoso, Claudia Diaz, Julien Freudiger, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Unraveling an Old Cloak: k-anonymity for Location Privacy
In ACM Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES), Chicago, October 2010.

Julien Freudiger, Reza Shokri and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
On the Optimal Placement of Mix Zones
In The 9th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), Seattle, August 5-7, 2009.

Reza Shokri, Pedram Pedarsani, George Theodorakopoulos, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
Preserving Privacy in Collaborative Filtering through Distributed Aggregation of Offline Profiles
In The 3rd ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys), New York, October 2009.

Reza Shokri, Marcin Poturalski, Gael Ravot, Panos Papadimitratos, and Jean-Pierre Hubaux.
A Practical Secure Neighbor Verification Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
In The 2nd ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security (WiSec), Zurich, March 2009.


Software Tools

Model Human Mobility and Quantify Location Privacy
Quantify Web Search Privacy
Generate Privacy-Preserving Synthetic Location Traces

Professional Activities

Program co-chair of Hot Topics in Privacy Enhancing Technologies (HotPETs): 2013 and 2014

Program committee member of
  • USENIX Security Symposium: 2015, 2016
  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS): 2016, 2017
  • IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (Euro S&P): 2017
  • Privacy-Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS): 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
  • ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec): 2014, 2015, 2016
  • International Workshop on Obfuscation: Science, Technology, and Theory: 2017
  • International World Wide Web Conference (WWW): 2016
  • ACM Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES): 2012, 2015
  • Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec): 2015, 2016
  • ASIACCS Workshop on IoT Privacy, Trust, and Security (IoTPTS): 2015, 2016
  • Workshop on Understanding and Enhancing Online Privacy (UEOP): 2016
  • International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST): 2014
External Reviewer for IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, PETS, IEEE CSF, ESORICS, ACM WiSec, ACM SenSys, ACM UbiComp, ACM TISSEC, IEEE TMC, IEEE TWC, IEEE TIFS, IEEE TPDS, IEEE Vehicular Technology.

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