C S S L Computer Systems Security Laboratory

Department of Computer Science and Automation
Indian Institute of Science

At CSSL, we are interested in computer systems security research, broadly defined. Our current focus areas are security for cloud computing systems, the "Internet of Things," and related topics.

We are actively hiring motivated Ph.D. students! If you are currently a student at IISc, and are interested in working on research projects in computer security, please contact us.


Vinod Ganapathy
Associate Professor, CSA

Rounak Agarwal
M.Tech. (Research) student

Subhendu Malakar
M.Tech. (Research) student

Kripa Shanker
M.Tech. (Research) student

Aditya Shukla
M.Tech. (Research) student


We are currently pursuing a variety of projects in the broad area of IoT/mobile device security, cloud security, and other related areas. Details will be available here as the projects mature and papers are published. If you are an IISc student, please feel free to get in touch with us for details on these projects.


Please see here for a list of publications.


Zad Basheer
M.Tech., 2018
First employment: Walmart Labs.