I have joined the Computer Science Department at Purdue University in January 2011. Before that, I attended the Information Security Masters program offered by ISG at Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) and graduated with a distinction. I have also earned my Bachelor in Computer Science from King Saud University (KSU) graduating with First Class Honor. I have worked in the consultancy business for around two years before joining Purdue. I have also worked as a full time TA at King Saud University and currently working as a TA at Purdue. You can get my resume from here.
My current research interest is in Information Security. More specifically, I am currently working in the area of Authentication and Covert Communication. My research also intersects with area of Privacy and Economics of Information Security. I am currently advised by Prof. Eugene Spafford (spaf) and Prof. Mikhail Atallah (Mike) .
Secured the 3rd position in the CERIAS Security Symposuim poseters competition.
RA working under the supervision of Prof. Mikahil Atallah.
TA for the Data Structures and Algorithms Course (CS251) - Fall 2012.
TA for the Information Security Course (CS536) - Spring 2012.
Affiliated with CERIAS and the Science and Engineering Business Club.
M. Almeshekah, M. Atallah and E. Spafford 'Covert Channels Can Be Useful! - Layering Authentication Channels to Provide Covert Communication', 21st International Security Protocols Workshp, Cambridge, UK, March 2013. [pdf]
M. Almeshekah'Economics of Identity Management Systems - Towards and Economically Incentivesed User-Centric IdMS', Masters Thesis, Sep. 2010. [pdf]
M. Almeshekah and W. Alrodhan, ‘Why did Microsoft Passport fail, and how good is the CardSpace solution?’, in: Proceedings of the 4th Saudi International Conference (SIC’10), Manchester, UK, 2010. [pdf]