IEEE Asian Hardware Oriented Security and Trust Symposium (AsianHOST)

December 15-17, 2020
Virtual (IIT Kharagpur)
Kolkata, India

AsianHOST 2020 Program

Featured Speakers / Panelists

Sharad Malik
Sharad Malik
Princeton University
V. Kamakoti
V. Kamakoti
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Ingrid Verbauwhede
Ingrid Verbauwhede
Research group COSIC, KU Leuven
Jason Fung
Jason Fung
Intel Corporation

December 16, 2020 (DAY 1)

  • 6:15 PM - 6:30 PM India Time (7:45AM - 8:00 EST) (8:45PM - 9:00PM Beijing Time)
    Opening Remarks from AsianHOST2020 General Chairs & PC Chairs
  • 6:30 PM - 6:45 PM India Time (8:00AM - 8:15 EST) (9:00PM - 9:15PM Beijing Time)
    Introduction of the Hardware Security and Trust Technical Committee
    Yao-Wen Chang, IEEE CEDA President
    Tsung-Yi Ho, IEEE CEDA Vice President
    Gang Qu, IEEE HSTTC Co-Chair
    Yier Jin, IEEE HSTTC Co-Chair
  • 6:45 PM - 7:15 PM India Time (8:15AM - 8:45AM EST) (9:15PM - 9:45PM Beijing Time)
    Pramod Subramanyan Memorial Lecture

    Session Chair: Rajat Subhra Chakraborty, IITKGP
    Speaker: Prof. Sharad Malik, Princeton University, USA
    Title: Formal Methods in Systems-on-Chip (SoC) Security Verification This lecture is dedicated to the memory and legacy of Pramod Subramanyan, who in a short span of a few years has left an indelible mark on the field of Hardware Security.
  • 7:15PM - 8:00PM India Time (8:45AM - 9:30AM EST) (9:45PM - 10:30PM Beijing Time)

    Session Chair: Ulrich Ruhrmair, LMU Munich and University of Connecticut
    • HybridTEE: Secure Mobile DNN Execution Using Hybrid Trusted Execution Environment
      Akshay Gangal, Mengmei Ye and Sheng Wei - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    • Feedback-based Channel Gain Complement and Cluster-based Double-threshold Quantization for Physical Layer Key Generation *
      Hang Liu, Chaofan Zhang, Hongming Fei, Wei Hu and Dawei Guo - Northwestern Polytechnique, Tshingua Univ, China
    • FPGA Accelerated Embedded System Security Through Hardware Isolation
      Sujan Kumar Saha and Christophe Bobda - Univ of Florida, USA
    * Best Paper Candidates.
  • 8:00PM - 8:15PM India Time (9:30AM - 9:45AM EST) (10:30PM - 10:45PM Beijing Time) BREAK
  • 8:15PM - 9:15PM India Time (9:45AM - 10:45AM EST) (10:45PM - 11:45PM Beijing Time)

    Session Chair: Chester Rebeiro, IIT Madras
    • On The Deployment of Tweak-in-Plaintext Protection Against Differential Fault Analysis
      Jeroen Delvaux - Open Security Research, China
    • Revisiting the security of static masking and compaction: Discovering new vulnerability and Improved Scan Attack on AES
      Yogendra Sao, Dr. K.K.Soundra Pandian and Dr. Sk Subidh Ali - IIT Bhilai, India
    • PowerScout: A Security-Oriented Power Delivery Network Modeling Framework for Cross-Domain Side-Channel Analysis *
      Huifeng Zhu, Xiaolong Guo, Yier Jin and Xuan Zhang - Washington University in St.Louis, Kansas State University USA, University of Florida USA
    • Revisiting Persistent Fault Analysis: Assessing Weak Keys and Strong Keys in Gift-64 Lightweight Cipher
      Arjit Arora, Kalpit Kothari, Priyanka Joshi and Bodhisatwa Mazumdar - IIT Indore, India
    * Best Paper Award.
  • 9:15PM - 9:30PM India Time (10:45AM - 11:00AM EST) (11:45PM - 12:00AM Beijing Time) BREAK
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM India Time (11:00AM - 11:30AM EST) (12:00AM - 12:30AM Beijing Time)
    Keynote talk 2

    Session Chair: Yier Jin, Univ of Florida, USA
    Speaker: Mr. Jason Fung, Intel Corporation
    Title: Enriching the World via Hardware Security Research
  • 10:00PM - 11:00PM India Time (11:30AM - 12:30PM EST) (12:30AM - 01:30AM Beijing Time)

    Session Chair: Shivam Bhasin,NTU Singapore
    • Protecting Platoons from Stealthy Jamming Attack
      Yaodan Hu, Haoqi Shan, Raj Gautam Dutta and Yier Jin - University of Florida, USA
    • Defending Against Adversarial Attacks in Deep Learning with Robust Auxiliary Classifiers Utilizing Bit Plane Slicing
      Yuan Liu and Pingqiang Zhou - ShanghaiTech University, China
    • Malware Classification Through Attention Residual Network based Visualization
      Diangarti Bhalang Tariang, Sri Charan Birudaraju, Ruchira Naskar, Vijeta Khare and Rajat Subhra Chakraborty - IIT Kharagpur, IIEST Shibpur, Adani Institute of Infrastructure Engineering, India
    • Characterization of Electromagnetic Fault Injection on 32-bit Microcontroller Instruction Buffer
      Oualid Trabelsi, Laurent Sauvage and Jean-Luc - Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France
    • PUF Based Secure Framework for Hardware and Software Security of Drones
      Vishal Pal, Bharadwaj Amrutur, Ashish Joglekar, Srikrishna Acharya, Somesh Shrivastav and Sourav Saha - Indian Institute of Science, India
    • MIDAS: Model Inversion Defenses Using an Approximate Memory System
      Qian Xu, Md Tanvir Arafin and Gang Qu MIDAS - University of Maryland, College Park, Morgan State University USA
    • Defense against On-Chip Trojans Enabling Traffic Analysis Attacks
      M Meraj Ahmed, Abhijitt Dhavlle, Naseef Mansoor, Purab Sutradhar, Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao, Kanad Basu and Amlan Ganguly - Rochester Institute of Technology, George Mason University, Minnesota State University, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
    • Compact and Secure Generic Discrete Gaussian Sampler based on HW/SW Co-design
      Sudarshan Sharma, Arnab Bag and Debdeep Mukhopadhyay - IIT Kharagpur, India

December 17, 2020 (DAY 2)

  • 6:30PM - 7:30 PM India Time (8:00AM - 9:00AM EST) (9:00PM - 10:00PM Beijing Time)
    PhD Forum
    Session Chair: bodhisatwa mazumdar, IIT Indore
    • A Novel Side-Channel Trojan Insertion via ECO
      Tiago Diadami Perez and Samuel Pagliarini - Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech)
    • A Dynamic Configurable PUF Design and the Dynamic Matching Authentication Protocol
      Yale Wang, Chenghua Wang, Chongyan Gu, Yijun Cui, Maire O'Neill and Weiqiang Liu - Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)
    • Practical Side-Channel and Fault Attacks on Lattice-Based Cryptography *
    • FDOME: Flexible Design Obfuscation Method for Embedded-ASIC
      Zain Ul Abideen and Samuel Pagliarini - Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech)
    • Explorations on Fault-based Cryptanalysis: Attacks, Defenses and Automated Frameworks *
      Sayandeep Saha - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    • Formal Analysis of Physically Unclonable Functions
      Durba Chatterjee, Debdeep Mukhopadhyay and Aritra Hazra - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    • RTL to C Reverse Engineering for Enabling Attacks on RTL Locking *
      Mohammed Adem and Chandan Karfa - IITG
    • Trust in Machine Learning as a Service
      Omid Aramoon - University of Maryland
    • Trust Crisis Behind Approximate Computing
      Ye Wang - Harbin Institute of Technology
    • Architectural Support for Authenticated Execution
      Orlando Arias and Yier Jin - University of Florida
    * Best PhD Forum Presentations.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM India Time (9:00AM - 9:30AM EST) (10:00PM - 10:30PM Beijing Time)
    Keynote talk 3

    Session Chair: Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, IIT Kharagpur, India
    Speaker: Prof. Ingrid Verbauwhede, K. U. Leuven, Belgium
    Title: The challenges of implementing the Fan-Vercauteren (FV) Homomorphic Encryption on FPGA.
  • 8:00PM - 8:45PM India Time (9:30AM - 10:15AM EST) (10:30PM - 11:15PM Beijing Time)

    Session Chair: Anupam Chattopadhyay, NTU Singapore
    • A Formal Framework for Gate-Level Information Leakage Using Z3
      Qizhi Zhang, Jiaji He, Yiqiang Zhao and Xiaolong Guo - Tianjin University, Tsinghua University, Kansas State University, USA
    • Hardware-Based Detection of Spectre Attacks: A Machine Learning Approach
      Yunjie Zhang and Yiorgos Makris - The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
    • Architecting a Secure Wireless Interconnect for Multichip Communication: An ML Approach *
      M Meraj Ahmed, Abhishek Vashist, Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao and Amlan Ganguly - Rochester, GMU, USA
    * Best Paper Candidates.
  • 8:45PM - 9:00PM India Time (10:15AM - 10:30AM EST) (11:15PM - 11:30PM Beijing Time) BREAK
  • 9:00PM - 9:45PM India Time (10:30AM - 11:15AM EST) (11:30PM - 12:15AM Beijing Time)

    Session Chair: Subidh Ali, IIT Bhilai
    • SAT Based Partial Attack on Compound Logic Locking *
      Melbin John, Aadil Hoda, Ramanuj Chouksey and Chandan Karfa - IIT Guwahati, India
    • WaLo: Security Primitive Generator for RT-Level Logic Locking and Watermarking
      Jun Kuai, Jiaji He, Haocheng Ma, Yiqiang Zhao, Yumin Hou and Yier Jin - Tianjin University, China, Tsinghua University, China, University of Florida, USA
    • Boosting Entropy and Enhancing Reliability for Physically Unclonable Functions
      Ricardo Valles-Novo, Andres Martinez-Sanchez and Wenjie Che - New Mexico State Univ, USA
    * Best Paper Candidates.
  • 9:45PM - 10:00PM India Time (11:15AM - 11:30AM EST) (12:15AM - 12:30AM Beijing Time) BREAK
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM India Time (11:30AM - 12:00PM EST) (12:30AM - 01:00AM Beijing Time)
    Keynote talk 4

    Session Chair: Pingqiang Zhou, Shanghai-Tech
    Speaker: Prof. V Kamakoti, IIT Madras
  • 10:30PM - 11:30PM India Time (12:00PM - 1:00PM EST) (1:00AM - 2:00AM Beijing Time)

    Topic: AI for Hardware Security: Boon or Bane
    Panel Moderator: Chester Rebeiro, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
    • Avi Mendelson, Technion, Israel
    • Stjepan Picek, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    • Domenic Forte, University of Florida, USA
    • Rosario Cammarota, Intel Corporation
    • Lejla Batina, Radboud University, Netherlands
  • 11:30PM - 11:40PM India Time (1:00PM - 1:10PM EST) (02:00AM - 02:10AM Beijing Time)
    Concluding Remarks and Awards Announcement