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Ani Bicaku

PhD student position
Luleå University of Technology
Industrial Electronics
Embedded Internet Systems Lab
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

I am a PhD student at LTU and I work as a researcher at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland - Austria in the research field "Cloud and Cyber Physical Systems Security".  I received my Dipl -Ing. degree in Communication Engineering from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Klagenfurt - Austria and my B.Sc. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Tirana - Albania.

Standardization

Member of Austrian Electrotechnical Committee (OEK) of the Austrian Electrotechnical Association (OVE) at IEC and CENELEC standardization bodies within TC65-WG10 "Security for industrial process measurement and control - Network and System Security"

Participation in Research and Development Projects

Supervision (Master/Bachelor Thesis)

  • Monitoring and Standards Compliant Measurements in Industry 4.0
  • Cloud Computing vulnerability catalogue for Industry 4.0
  • Evaluation of Monitoring Framework for IoT Message Brokers and IoT Cloud Services
  • Evaluation of Monitoring Tools in Cloud and IoT with Focus on Authentication and Security
  • Enhanced Monitoring-as-a-Service for Dependable Cyber Physical Systems

Academic Services

  • IEEE Cloud Computing - Reviewer
  • IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials - Reviewer

Presenations and Invitations

  • Austria Linux Week
  • Bits that Byte
  • European Cyber Security Month
  • IoT security - Best practices, use cases and outlook

Publications

Article in journal

A Lightweight Authentication Mechanism for M2M Communications in Industrial IoT Environment (2019)

Esfahani. A, Mantas. G, Matischek. R, Saghezchi. F, Rodriguez. J, Bicaku. A, et al.
IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 6, nr. 1, s. 288-296
Conference paper

Interacting with the arrowhead local cloud (2018)

On-boarding procedure
Bicaku. A, Maksuti. S, Hegedűs. C, Tauber. M, Delsing. J, Eliasson. J
Paper presented at : 1st IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, ICPS 2018, ITMO University Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 15-18 May 2018
Conference paper

Monitoring Industry 4.0 applications for security and safety standard compliance (2018)

Bicaku. A, Schmittner. C, Tauber. M, Delsing. J
Paper presented at : 1st IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, ICPS 2018, ITMO University Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 15-18 May 2018
Conference paper

Operations security evaluation of IaaS-cloud backend for industry 4.0 (2018)

Schluga. O, Bauer. E, Bicaku. A, Maksuti. S, Tauber. M, Wöhler. A
Part of: CLOSER 2018, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, s. 392-399, 2018
Conference paper

Towards Flexible and Secure End-to-End Communication in Industry 4.0 (2017)

Maksuti. S, Bicaku. A, Tauber. M, Palkovits-Rauter. S, Haas. S, Delsing. J
Part of: Proceedings, 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics, INDIN 2017, s. 883-888, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017, 8104888