Jesus Llorente Santos and Juha-Matti Tilli awarded in SoftFIRE challenge

Jesus Llorente Santos and Juha-Matti Tilli entered the SoftFIRE challenge in NFV/SDN/5G technologies and were awarded the 2nd place for the Security stream.
jesus_llorente_santos_and_juha-matti_tilli_en_en.jpg

The competition targeted original developments, experiments, trials and tests to be carried out on its virtualized and federated testbed infrastructure. The project was seeking ground breaking proposals to move these technologies one step further and solve the many issues that still are present. The challenge is an incredible opportunity for practitioners and experts of the sector to showcase how their technological solutions can improve virtualization platforms, or to show how new compelling services and applications can be developed on top of an NFV/SDN middleware.

The challenge was organized in 3 different streams: Interworking, Programmability and Security. Jesus Llorente Santos's and Juha-Matti Tilli's proposal was accepted to the latter, addressing the possible extensions to the platform for increasing the security levels offered to potential stakeholders of SoftFIRE. For each stream there were 3 prizes split in 40k, 25k and 10k euros respectively.

Their proposal featured a novel mechanism for NAT traversal based on standard DNS queries and two implementations of inline transparent TCP SYN proxies.

 

 

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Related news

Opiskelijoita työn touhussa Oppimiskeskuksessa. Kuva: Unto Rautio
Honoured Published:

Several researchers at School of Business to receive a grant from Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation

The Foundation wants to work towards maintaining the preconditions for scientific and artistic activities and to enable experimental projects.
Kauppakorkeakoulun Vuoden väitöskirjatutkija Iiris Saittakari
Honoured Published:

Iiris Saittakari’s doctoral dissertation awarded

Postdoctoral researcher Iiris Saittakari’s dissertation "The Location of Headquarters: Why, When and Where are Regional Mandates Located?” was awarded as the best dissertation in the Aalto University School of Business in 2018.
Tuomas Savolainen
Honoured, Press releases Published:

Team behind the first black hole image awarded a multi-million dollar prize – Tuomas Savolainen is one of the awardees

Next up for the researchers is recording a video of gas entering the black hole.
Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.
Honoured Published:

Erkki Oja has been awarded the Frank Rosenblatt Award for his achievements in artificial intelligence research

The huge current boom in artificial intelligence research started just as Professor Oja retired after a decades-long career in the field. His impact and contribution to our understanding of AI is now being recognised by the IEEE.