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David Barrera
B.Sc. (ITESM-CCM, Mexique), M.Sc. (Carleton U), Ph.D. (Carleton U)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 5080 Fax: (514) 340-5139 Room: M-3103
Areas of expertise
Information technology
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Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Internet of Things (IoT) security
  • Mobile OS security
  • Network security and privacy (IPv6 and future architectures)
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)


Recent publications
Conference paper
Barrera, D., Molloy, I. & Huang, H. (2018). Standardizing IoT Network Securiy Policy Enforcement. Paper presented at the Workshop on Decentralized IoT Security and Standards (DISS 20180, San Diego, CA (6 pages). Retrieved from
Conference paper
Chen, C., Asoni, D.E., Perrig, A., Barrera, D., Danezis, G. & Troncoso, C. (2018). TARANET: Traffic-Analysis Resistant Anonymity at the Network Layer. Paper presented at the 3rd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P 2018), London, UK (pp. 137-152). Retrieved from
Conference paper
Rothenberger, B., Asoni, D.E., Barrera, D. & Perrig, A. (2017). Internet Kill Switches Demystified. Paper presented at the 10th European Workshop on Systems Security (EuroSec 2017), Belgrade, Serbia (6 pages). Retrieved from
Journal article
Barrera, D., Chuat, L., Perrig, A., Reischuk, R.M. & Szalachowski, P. (2017). The SCION internet architecture. Communications of the ACM, 60(6), 56-65. Retrieved from

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Master's Thesis (1)

    • Jadla, M. (2018). L'authentification sécurisée utilisant le trusted computing (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from