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2017
Ullah, S., Li, X. Y., Zhang, L..  2017.  A Review of Signcryption Schemes Based on Hyper Elliptic Curve. 2017 3rd International Conference on Big Data Computing and Communications (BIGCOM). :51–58.

Now-a-days security is a challenging task in different types of networks, such as Mobile Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems (RFIS) etc, to overcome these challenges we use sincryption. Signcryption is a new public key cryptographic primitive that performs the functions of digital signature and encryption in single logical step. The main contribution of signcrytion scheme, it is more suitable for low constrained environment. Moreover some signcryption schemes based on RSA, Elliptic Curve (EC) and Hyper Elliptic Curve (HEC). This paper contains a critical review of signcryption schemes based on hyper elliptic curve, since it reduce communication and computational costs for low constrained devices. It also explores advantages and disadvantages of different signcryption schemes based on HEC.

2018
Ullah, S., Shetty, S., Hassanzadeh, A..  2018.  Towards Modeling Attacker’s Opportunity for Improving Cyber Resilience in Energy Delivery Systems. 2018 Resilience Week (RWS). :100–107.
Cyber resiliency of Energy Delivery Systems (EDS) is critical for secure and resilient cyber infrastructure. Defense-in-depth architecture forces attackers to conduct lateral propagation until the target is compromised. Researchers developed techniques based on graph spectral matrices to model lateral propagation. However, these techniques ignore host criticality which is critical in EDS. In this paper, we model attacker's opportunity by developing three criticality metrics for each host along the path to the target. The first metric refers the opportunity of attackers before they penetrate the infrastructure. The second metric measure the opportunity a host provides by allowing attackers to propagate through the network. Along with vulnerability we also take into account the attributes of hosts and links within each path. Then, we derive third criticality metric to reflect the information flow dependency from each host to target. Finally, we provide system design for instantiating the proposed metrics for real network scenarios in EDS. We present simulation results which illustrates the effectiveness of the metrics for efficient defense deployment in EDS cyber infrastructure.