Sukwha Kyung


Hi! I am Sukwha, currently a Ph.D. student in computer science (Cybersecurity) at the Laboratory of Security Engineering for Future Computing (SEFCOM) at Arizona State University. I am under the supervision of Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn, Dr. Adam Doupé, Dr. Yan Shoshitaishvili, Dr. Tiffany Bao, and Dr. Ruoyu (Fish) Wang.
My research area includes security & privacy in software-defined networks (SDN), mobile networks (LTE, 5G), and cyber deception.



  1. Towards a Reliable Firewall for Software-Defined Networks (pdf)
    Hongxin Hu, Wonkyu Han, Sukwha Kyung, Juan Wang, Gail-Joon Ahn, Ziming Zhao, and Hongda Li.
    Computers & Security Vol. 87: 101597, Nov 2019.

  2. Wi Not Calling: Practical Privacy and Availability Attacks in Wi-Fi Calling (pdf)
    Jaejong Baek, Sukwha Kyung, Haehyun Cho, Ziming Zhao, Yan Shoshitaishvili, Adam Doupé, and Gail-Joon Ahn.
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, Dec 2018.

  3. Challenges and Preparedness of SDN-based Firewalls (pdf)
    Vaibhav Hemant Dixit, Sukwha Kyung, Ziming Zhao, Adam Doupé, Yan Shoshitaishvili, and Gail-Joon Ahn.
    Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Security in Software Defined Networks & Network Function Virtualization (SDN-NFV), Tempe, AZ, USA, Mar 2018.

  4. Science DMZ: SDN Based Secured Cloud Testbed (pdf)
    Ankur Chowdhary, Vaibhav Hemant Dixit, Naveen Tiwari, Sukwha Kyung, Dijiang Huang, and Gail-Joon Ahn.
    IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN), Berlin, Germany, Nov 2017.

  5. HoneyProxy: Design and Implementation of Next-Generation Honeynet via SDN (pdf)
    Sukwha Kyung, Wonkyu Han, Naveen Tiwari, Vaibhav Hemant Dixit, Lakshmi Srinivas, Ziming Zhao, Adam Doupé, and Gail-Joon Ahn.
    IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, Oct 2017.