About

I am a doctoral Candidate in the CSE department at University of South Florida. I’m honored to be advised by Dr. Xinming(Simon) Ou and privileged to be a member of the Argus Cybersecurity Research Group.

M y qualifications include a master degree in computer engineering (Software); CEH, CHFI, Forensic, Network+ and Security+, and working knowledge of security tools, technologies and best practices. I have excellent technical skills, communication skill, and goal-focused professional offering five years of experience in Computer Industry, creation and deployment of solutions protecting networks, systems and information assets for diverse banking companies and organizations. I am highly skilled in Penetration Testing , IT Risk Management , Digital Forensics , and Security Operation Center [IBM Qradar] . Furthermore, I am always motivated by new challenges and tasks and take excellent approaches to achieve success in all projects.

Basic Information
Age:
31
Email:
email Address
Address:
ENB 226, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33620, USA
Language:
English, Persian
Born:
Iran
Work Experience

JUL. 2017 - Present

University of South Florida
RESEARCH ASSISTANT

I am a Ph.D. student in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of South Florida and honored to be advised by Dr. Xinming(Simon) Ou. Furthermore, I am a member of Argus CyberSecurity Lab.

Teacher assistant: Practical CyberSecurity, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019

Teacher assistant: System Security, Fall 2017

Co-teacher: Practical CyberSecurity, Spring 2018, Spring 2019

Co-teacher: Hands-On CyberSecurity, Spring 2020

JUL. 2015 – JUL. 2017

NUMBER4STUDIO
Startup Company

Number4studio was my first start-up company that I built in 2015, and I couldn't ask for a better experience. I learn so much and made so many mistakes. I left the company in July 2017 to achieve my dream. Some of our products:

done Mission Impossible: link

done Mobile Food Ordering Application using Android OS Platform

DEC.2014 – DEC.2015

ABS EMIRATES
SENIOR IT SECURITY CONSULTANT

Developed a Security Operation Center (SOC) solution based on IBM SIEM for the company, as well as deployed security audit procedure.

MAY. 2011 – NOV. 2016

INFORMATICS SERVICES CORPORATION

(ISC)

SENIOR IT SECURITY CONSULTING ENGINEER

  • Developed an open source security operation center solution for the company, as well as deployed and tuned a commercial version of SIEM software inside company.
  • Designed penetration testing procedure for the company to audit all areas of IT within the company from Security cameras to Computers/Servers and applications.
  • Programed and developed tools for Virus Detection/Removal, creating a security Lab, Designing and developing a knowledge management system, Key Management Procedure and Implementing Security Risk Management Solution

Education

January 2017 - PRESENT

PhD's Degree
Computer Science

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA

The University of South Florida is a preeminent research university dedicated to student success serving Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee.

Grade: 3.73

October 2006 - February 2011

Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor of Computer Engineerin

IRAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) is a research institution and university of engineering and science in Iran. .

Grade: 4

Publications
Publications

Peer-reviewed articles and working papers

A Multi-phased Multi-faceted IoT Honeypot Ecosystem. Armin Ziaie Tabari and Xinming Ou. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), November 2020.

An Ethnographic Understanding of Software (In)Security and a Co-Creation Model to Improve Secure Software Development. Hernan Palombo*, Armin Ziaie Tabari*, Daniel Lende, Jay Ligatti, and Xinming Ou. Proceedings of the Usenix Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), August 2020.

A First Step Towards Understanding Real-world Attacks on IoT Devices. Armin Ziaie Tabari and Xinming Ou. Published in ArXiv, March 2020.



Posters

Ethnographic Study of Secure Software Development Processes in a Real Company. Armin Ziaie Tabari, Hernan Palombo, Xinming Ou, Jay Ligatti, and Daniel Lende. The 4th NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Principal Investigator Meeting, October 2019.

POSTER: A Multi-phased Multi-faceted IoT Honeypot Ecosystem. Armin Ziaie Tabari and Xinming Ou. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), November 2020.



Remark: * indicates equal contribution

Professional Activities

  • Served as the Web chair at the ACM CCS 2020 conference. link
  • Served as a member of Virtual Conference Task Force at the ACM CCS 2020 conference. link
  • Serving as a Peer Reviewer at IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems
  • Serving as a Peer Reviewer at IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers
  • Serving as a Peer Reviewer at Internet of Things and Cloud Computing Journal

Miscellaneous

  • Photography is my passion. I enjoy photography because it is endlessly challenging, humbling, and frustrating. You can find some of my pictures here or you can follow my Instagram account.
  • This is the correct pronunciation of My name [ Armin Ziaie Tabari ] record_voice_over

Open-Source Softwares
Contact Me
Feel free to contact me

Address

ENB 226, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33620, USA

Email

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