Seungsoo Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
Incheon National University, Republic of Korea

Office: Hall 7 Room 428, 119 Academy-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Republic of Korea (22012)
E-mail: seungsoo@inu.ac.kr
T. +82-32-835-8491

Cybersecurity Convergence Lab. (CC Lab.) at INU

Short Biography
Seungsoo received his Ph.D. in School of Computing (advisor, Professor Seungwon Shin) from KAIST in 2020. Previously, he received his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Soongsil University in 2014 and his M.S. degree in Graduate School of Information Security (advisor, Professor Seungwon Shin) from KAIST in 2016.

Research Interest
His research interests focus on network systems and network security. He is especially focusing his attention on software-defined networking (SDN), network function virtualization (NFV), and containers, and its security issues.

Education
[3] Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, Mar. 2016 ~ Aug. 2020
PhD in Science in Engineering – Information Security (advisor: Seungwon Shin)
Thesis: A Security Assessment Framework for Software-Defined Networking
[2] Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, Mar. 2014 ~ Feb. 2016
Master of Science in Engineering – Information Security (advisor: Seungwon Shin)
Thesis: Studying on a Penetration Testing Framework for Software-Defined Networks
[1] Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, Mar. 2008 ~ Feb. 2014
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Publications
[13] Seungsoo Lee (Advisor: Seungwon Shin), “A Security Assessment Framework for Software-Defined Networking”, Doctoral Dissertation, KAIST, 2020. [Dissertation]
[12] Jaehyun Nam, Seungsoo Lee, Hyunmin Seo, Phillip Porras, Vinod Yegneswaran, Seungwon Shin. “BASTION: A Security Enforcement Network Stack for Container Networks”, USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC), Boston, MA, Jul. 2020. [paper]
[11] Seungsoo Lee, Seungwon Woo, Jinwoo Kim, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phillip Porras, Seungwon Shin, “AudiSDN: Automated Detection of Network Policy Inconsistencies in Software-Defined Networks”, IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Toronto, Canada, Jul. 2020. [paper]
[10] Seungsoo Lee, Jinwoo Kim, Seungwon Woo, Changhoon Yoon, Sandra Scott-Hayward, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phillip Porras, Seungwon Shin, “A comprehensive security assessment framework for software-defined networks”, Elsevier Computer & Security (journal), Apr. 2020. [paper]
[9] Seungwon Woo, Seungsoo Lee, Jinwoo Kim, Seungwon Shin, “RE-CHECKER: Towards Secure RESTful Service in Software-Defined Networking”, Fifth International Workshop on Security in NFV-SDN, Verona, Italy, Nov. 2017. [paper]
[8] Changhoon Yoon, Seungsoo Lee, Heedo Kang, Taejune Park, Seungwon Shin, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phillip Porras, Guofei Gu, “Flow Wars: Systemizing the Attack Surface and Defenses in Software-Defined Networks”, IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking (journal), Dec. 2017. [paper]
[7] Seungsoo Lee, Changhoon Yoon, Chanhee Lee, Seungwon Shin, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phillip Porras, “DELTA: A Security Assessment Framework for Software-Defined Networks”, 24th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, Feb. 2017. [paper]
[6] Seungsoo Lee, Changhoon Yoon, Seungwon Shin, “The Smaller, the Shrewder: A Simple Malicious Application Can Kill an Entire SDN Environment”, ACM International Workshop on Security in Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization (SDN-NFV), New Orleans LA, Mar. 2016. [paper]
[5] Seunghyeon Lee, Changhoon Yoon, Seungsoo Lee, Seungwon Shin. “Evaluating Availability of Distributed Network Operating System”, Korea Institute of information security and cryptology (KIISC), Dec. 2015. [paper in Korean]
[4] Heedo Kang, Seungsoo Lee, Chanhee Lee, Changhoon Yoon, Seungwon Shin, “SPIRIT: A Framework for Profiling SDN”, The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) CoolSDN Workshop, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2015. [paper]
[3] Changhoon Yoon, Taejune Park, Seungsoo Lee, Heedo Kang, Seungwon Shin, Zonghua Zhang, “Enabling Security Functions with SDN: A Feasibility Study”, Elsevier Computer Networks (journal), Jul. 2015. [paper]
[2] Seunghyeon Lee, Chanhee Lee, Hyeonseong Jo, Jinwoo Kim, Seungsoo Lee, Jaehyun Nam, Taejune Park, Changhoon Yoon, Yeonkeun Kim, Heedo Kang and Seungwon Shin, “A Playground for Software-defined Networking Security”, ACM SIGCOMM Symposium On SDN Research (SOSR), Oakland, CA, May 2015. [poster]
[1] Taejune Park, Seungsoo Lee, Seungwon Shin, “A Reflectornet Based on Software Defined Network”, The Journal of Korea Information and Communications Society, 2014 [paper in Korean]

Research Experience
[3] Research Observer (Supervisor: Phillip Porras)
SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, May. 2019 ~ Aug. 2019
– Analysis of a detection of a network policy inconsistency in SDN
[2] Research Observer (Supervisor: Phillip Porras)
SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, Dec. 2016 ~ Feb. 2017
– Analysis of SDN vulnerabilities by using formal methods
[1] Information Security Leader Training Program (Best of the Best, BoB),
Korea Information Technology Research Institute, KITRI, Jul. 2013 ~ Feb. 2014

Honors and Awards
[3] Global Ph. D. Fellowship
National Research Foundation of Korea, NRF, Mar. 2017 ~ Feb. 2020
[2] BEST IN SHOWCASE – DELTA
SDN & OpenFlow World Congress Solutions Showcase 2016, The Hague, Netherlands, Oct. 2016
Seungsoo Lee, Changhoon Yoon, Sandra Scott-Hayward, Seungwon Shin
[1] Academic Excellent Scholarship
Soongsil University, Republic of Korea, Fall 2011 ~ Fall 2013

Presentations
[5] (Briefing) The Finest Penetration Testing Framework for Software-Defined Networks [link] [youtube]
BlackHat USA 2018, Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 2018
Seungsoo Lee, Jinwoo Kim, Seungwon Woo, Seungwon Shin
[4] (Arsenal) DELTA: SDN Security Evaluation Framework [link]
BlackHat USA 2018, Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 2018
Seungsoo Lee, Jinwoo Kim, Seungwon Woo, Seungwon Shin
[3] (Arsenal) DELTA: SDN Security Evaluation Framework [link]
BlackHat USA 2017, Las Vegas, NV, Jul. 2017
Seungsoo Lee, Jinwoo Kim, Seungwon Shin
[2] (Briefing) Attacking SDN Infrastructure: Are We Ready for the Next-Gen Networking? [slide] [youtube]
BlackHat USA 2016, Las Vegas, NV, Aug. 2016
Changhoon Yoon, Seungsoo Lee
[1] (Tutorial) Software Defined Network Security – In Practice
IEEE NetSoft 2016, Seoul, Korea, Jun. 2016
Sandra Scott-Hayward, Changhoon Yoon, Seungsoo Lee

Software Release
[1] DELTA
SDN penetration testing tool [link]
https://github.com/seungsoo-lee/DELTA