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MSc Theses

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2021

  1. Deniz Demirci. Static Malware Detection using Stacked Bi-Directional LSTM.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  2. Kıvanç Aydın. Analysis of Password Attacks from the Perspective of the Attackers by Multiple Honeypots.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  3. Aslı Başak CivekDifferential-Linear Cryptanalysis of Ascon and Drygascon.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cihangir Tezcan
  4. Onur BolelImpossible and improbable differential cryptanalysis of SPOOK algorithm.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cihangir Tezcan
  5. Melih ŞırlancıMalicious code detection: Run Trace analysis by LSTM.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
    • Co-Supervisor: Dr. Pınar Gürkan Balıkçıoğlu
  6. Ahmet ÖzdemirCyber Threat Intelligence Sharing Technologies and Threat Sharing Model using Blockchain.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Aybar Can Acar
    • Co-Supervisor: Dr. Attila Özgit

2020

  1. Milad Kazemi Darazam. Analysis of data flow in İoT devices and evaluating security of MUD implementation on smart home network.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
    • Co-Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Pelin Angın
  2. Emrah Tufan. Anomaly-based intrusion detection in an institutional network using machine learning: a case study on probing attacks.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
    • Co-Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cihangir Tezcan

2019

  1. Utku Kaplan. The Role of expertise on code review for security: an eye tracking study.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  2. Melih Turhanlar. Detecting Turkish phishing attacks with machine learning classifiers.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  3. Efe Suat Erdur. Continuous improvement on maturity and capability of security operation centers.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  4. Zafer Şengül. Modelling the effects of malware propagation on military operations by using bayesian network framework.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  5. Burak Çelik. Optimization of advanced encyription standard (AES) on CUDA.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cihangir Tezcan
  6. Özgür Ural. Automatic detection of cyber security events from Turkish twitter stream and Turkish newspaper data.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  7. Selahattin Polat. Performance evaluation of lightweight cryptographic algorithms for internet of things security.
    • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Nazife Baykal
    • Co-Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Tolga Yalçın
  8. Mustafa Mert Karataş. Malicious user input detection on web-based attacks with the negative selection algorithm.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Aybar Can Acar
  9. Ahmet Serhat Demir. A Fully decentralized framework for securely sharing digital content.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Aybar Can Acar
    • Co-Supervisor: Dr. Ali Arifoğlu
  10. Emre Mülazimoğlu. The role of visual features in text-based captchas: an fnirs study for usable security.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Acartürk
  11. Süleyman Fürkan Yücebaş. An Entropy based DDoS detection method and implementation.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aysu Betin Can
  12. Galip Oral Okan. LYNXTUN.
    • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Nazife Baykal
    • Co-Supervisor: Dr. Cihangir Tezcan

2017

  1. Erol Doğan. Differential factors and differential cryptanalysis of block cipher PRIDE.
    • Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sevgi Özkan Yıldırım
    • Co-Supervisor: Dr. Cihangir Tezcan
  2. Asuman Şenol. Improved differential attacks on RECTANGLE.
    • Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Aysu Betin Can
    • Co-Supervisor: Dr. Cihangir Tezcan