CSAIL Researchers Receive Sigcomm Best Paper Award

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Several CSAIL researchers were awarded an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Sigcomm Best Paper Award for their publication, “They Can Hear Your Heartbeats: Non-Invasive Security for Implanted Medical Devices.” The paper was written by CSAIL Principal Investigator and Associate Professor Dina Katabi, UMass Associate Professor and CSAIL Visiting Scientist Kevin Fu, CSAIL graduate students Shyamnath Gollakota and Haitham Hassanieh, and UMass graduate student Benjamin Ransford.
 
The paper, which was presented at Sigcomm 2011, presents a new system for preventing attacks on implantable medical devices. Sigcomm presents a best paper award annually.
 
Read more about the paper here.