An Intelligent Secure Kernel for Next Generation Mobile Computing Devices

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):

National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU), Islamabad

Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Muddassar Farooq, Dr. Syed Ali Khayam


This project was to develop secure kernel framework that enable self monitoring, and consequently self-healing operation for an operating system of mobile devices. It produced a functional Secure Linux Kernel executable on tablet PCs / smartphones that provided adequate security against malware threats and Denial of Service attacks (DoS) on network interfaces (GSM/GPRS and WLAN) of the mobile devices.