Scope and Objectives

The Special Interest Group for AI and Machine Learning in Security is part of the IEEE COMSOC Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks and is a venue for professional interaction between professionals interested in this area.  The group is responsible for organizing symposiums, workshops, and special issues of magazines and journals in this area; influencing telecommunications standards in the area of cognitive networks; and providing opportunities for networking between its members.

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Virtual Seminar Series

  • 5G and Future G Wireless Security – Dr. Arup Bhuyan, Idaho National Laboratory, USA. January 25, 2023 at 11AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Securing and Optimizing Wireless Systems with AI-Native & Data-Driven Wireless Signal Processing in the Physical Layer – Dr. Tim O’Shea, CTO and Co-Founder at DeepSig Inc and a Research Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech, USA. December 13, 2022 at 10AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Blockchain Technology and its applications to the Internet of Things – Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, University of Southern California, USA. November 11, 2022 at 11AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • AI and Privacy in Collaborative Spectrum Sharing: Perspectives from the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge and Beyond – Prof. John M. Shea, University of Florida, USA. April 27, 2022 at 10AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • 6G for Information Security and Information Security for 6G – Prof. Aylin Yener, The Ohio State University, USA. March 30, 2022 at 11AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Machine Learning Classification of RF Signals over Congested and Contested Spectrum: Algorithms and Experimentation – Prof. Marwan Krunz, University of Arizona, USA. February 23, 2022 at 11AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Open Set Wireless Transmitter Authorization: Deep Learning Approaches and Practical Considerations– Prof. Danijela Cabric, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. November 19, 2021 at 11AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Brainstorming Generative Adversarial Networks (BGANs): Framework and Application to Wireless Networks– Prof. Walid Saad, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA. October 22, 2021 at 10AM EDT.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Federated Learning in Unreliable and Resource-Constrained Cellular Wireless Networks– Prof. Ekram Hossain, University of Manitoba, Canada, May 26, 2021 at 11AM EDT.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Secure Code Execution on Untrusted Remote Devices – Prof. Gene Tsudik, UCI, USA. April 28, 2021 at 1PM EDT.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording (Password: deMMW*E2)]
  • Adversarial Machine Learning for Wireless Security in 5G and Beyond – Dr. Yalin Sagduyu, Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI), USA. March 26, 2021 at 10AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording (Password: +b^HF3CA)]
  • A Quick Look at New Risks Facing Wireless Systems – Prof. Wade Trappe, Rutgers University, USA. February 25, 2021 at 10AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording (Password: %DJ3BF4^)]
  • AI and Machine Leaning in Spectrum Sharing Security – Prof. Rose Qingyang Hu, Utah State University, USA. January 29, 2021 at 10AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording (Password: #+v4rh9V)]
  • Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Device Identification – Prof. Kaushik Chowdhury, Northeastern University, USA. December 16, 2020 at 9AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording]
  • Physical Layer Security in Wireless Networks – Prof. Vincent Poor, Princeton University. November 17, 2020 at 9AM ET.
    [Abstract and Author Bio] | [Registration] | [Slides] | [Recording (Password: %#=&2uej)]


The Sec-IG maintains a blog at:

The blog aims to keep the community abreast with the latest developments in cognitive radio networking and security and will feature articles, white papers and events of interest contributed by Academia and Industry. The blog also maintains a Recommended Readings section.

If you would like to contribute material to the blog, please get in touch with Prof. Olga Leon at or Prof. K.P. (Suba) Subbalakshmi ( with your ideas.


K.P. (Suba) Subbalakshmi, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA


Dola Saha, University at Albany, SUNY, USA