Mohamed Hamdi

Strangers on a Train: How exploiting firmware-based flaws can spread malware in the IoT
by Prof. Mohamed Hamdi – Professor at SUPCOM Tunis

Dr. Mohamed Hamdi is a Tunisian telecommunication scientist in the field of network security, mobile wireless sensor networks, and image processing. He has introduced new techniques for security policy engineering and multimedia encryption. He is an associate professor at the Engineering School of Communications (Sup’Com), Tunisia.
Dr. Hamdi received the Engineering Diploma, Master Diploma, and PhD in Information and Communication Technologiues from the Engineering School of Communications (Sup’Com, Tunisia) in 2000, 2002, and 2005; respectively. He is also recipient of the habilitation degree in 2010.

He passed prestigious security certifications including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional, the Cisco Certified Security Professional, and the Red Hat Certified Engineer.
Mohamed Hamdi co‐authored more than 100 scientific publications published in international journals, books, and conferences (a list of cited publications can be accessed at…/a…/h/Hamdi:Mohamed.html) . His major research contributions relate to network security engineering, multimedia transmission, and wireless sensor networks. He has been invited in many international conferences to give keynote speeches and tutorials.

He is member of the IEEE Communication and Information Security Technical Committee and he was selected for the Nomination and Election Committee organizing the elections held in Honolulu (Hawaii) during the Globecom 2009 conference.
Dr. Hamdi has chaired and co‐chaired international conferences and special issues in international conferences including the ‘Trust, Security, and Privacy’ symposium in the IWCMC conference and for the special issue on ‘Web Services in Multimedia Communication’ for the journal on Advances in Multimedia. He has also been involved in the organization of international conferences.