Workshop Program

The ANRW ’18 takes place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the venue of the IETF-102 meeting, on Monday, July 16, 2018.


Time Session Session Chair


Welcome and Opening Remarks

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker: Sharon Goldberg (Boston University)


Sharon Goldberg



Measuring Adoption of Security Additions to the HTTPS Ecosystem   Invited Talk
Quirin Scheitle (Technical University of Munich)


Push Away Your Privacy: Precise User Tracking Based on TLS Client Certificate Authentication
Matthias Wachs (Technical University of Munich (TUM)), Quirin Scheitle (Technical University of Munich (TUM)), and Georg Carle (Technical University of Munich (TUM))


Cloud Strife: Mitigating the Security Risks of Domain-Validated Certificates
Kevin Borgolte (UC Santa Barbara), Tobias Fiebig (TU Delft), Shuang Hao (UT Dallas), Christopher Kruegel (UC Santa Barbara), and Giovanni Vigna (UC Santa Barbara)


Studying TLS Usage in Android Apps
Abbas Razaghpanah (Stony Brook University), Arian Akhavan Niaki (UMass-Amherst), Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez (IMDEA Networks Institute/ICSI), Srikanth Sundaresan (Facebook), Johanna Amann (ICSI/Corelight), and Philippa Gill (UMass-Amherst)


Nick Sullivan



ARTEMIS: Neutralizing BGP Hijacking within a Minute   Invited Talk
Alberto Dainotti (CAIDA)


Towards a Rigorous Methodology for Measuring Adoption of RPKI Route Validation and Filtering
Andreas Reuter (Freie Universität Berlin), Randy Bush (IIJ / Dragon Research), Italo Cunha (UMFG), Ethan Katz-Bassett (Columbia University), Thomas C. Schmidt (HAW Hamburg), and Matthias Wählisch (Freie Universität Berlin)


Nick Feamster


Lunch Break & Posters


Internet Infrastructure

Run, Walk, Crawl: Towards Dynamic Link Capacities   Invited Talk
Monia Ghobadi (Microsoft Research)

Lights Out: Climate Change Risk to Internet Infrastructure
Ramakrishnan Durairajan (University of Oregon), Carol Barford (University of Wisconsin - Madison), and Paul Barford (University of Wisconsin - Madison and comScore Inc.)

Comments On DNS Robustness
Mark Allman (ICSI)


Preventing (Network) Time Travel with Chronos
Neta Rozen Schiff (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Michael Schapira (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Danny Dolev (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), and Omer Deutsch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)


TCP Congestion Signatures   Invited Talk
Amogh Dhamdhere (CAIDA)


Phillippa Gill


Beverage Break


Traffic Engineering

Why (and How) Networks Should Run Themselves   Invited Talk
Nick Feamster (Princeton University)

Semi-Oblivious Traffic Engineering with SMORE
Praveen Kumar (Cornell University), Yang Yuan (Cornell University), Chris Yu (CMU), Nate Foster (Cornell University), Robert Kleinberg (Cornell University), Petr Lapukhov (Facebook), Chiun Lin Lim (Facebook), and Robert Soulé (Università della Svizzera italiana)


Brian Trammell


Anonymous Communications

An ISP-Scale Deployment of TapDance
Sergey Frolov (University of Colorado Boulder), Eric Wustrow (University of Colorado Boulder), Fred Douglas (Google), Will Scott (University of Michigan), Allison McDonald (University of Michigan), Benjamin VanderSloot (University of Michigan), Rod Hynes (Psiphon), Adam Kruger (Psiphon), Michalis Kallitsis (Merit Network), David G. Robinson (Upturn), Steve Schultze (Georgetown University Law Center), Nikita Borisov (University of Illinois), and J. Alex Halderman (University of Michigan)


Characterizing the Nature and Dynamics of Tor Exit Blocking
Rachee Singh (UMass Amherst), Rishab Nithyanand (Data & Society Research Institute), Sadia Afroz (UC Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute), Paul Pearce (UC Berkeley), Michael Carl Tschantz (International Computer Science Institute), Phillipa Gill (UMass Amherst), and Vern Paxson (UC Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute)

Roya Ensafi


Beverage Break



Building a Threshold Cryptographic Distributed HSM with Docker Containers
Caterina Munoz (INRIA Chile), Francisco Montoto (NIC Labs, Universidad de Chile), Francisco Cifuentes (NIC Labs, Universidad de Chile), and Javier Bustos-Jiménez (NIC Labs, Universidad de Chile)

RobE: Robust Connection Establishment for Multipath TCP
Markus Amend (Deutsche Telekom), Veseling Rakocevic (City University of London), Andreas Matz (THM University of Applied Sciences), and Eckard Bogenfeld (Deutsche Telekom)

Metrics for access network selection
Theresa Enghardt (TU Berlin), Philipp S. Tiesel (TU Berlin), and Anja Feldmann (Max Planck Institute for Informatics)

Practical Challenge-Response for DNS
Rami Al-Dalky (Case Western Reserve University), Michael Rabinovich (Case Western Reserve University), and Mark Allman (ICSI)

User Space Network Drivers.
Paul Emmerich (Technical University of Munich), Maximilian Pudelko (Technical University of Munich), Simon Bauer (Technical University of Munich), and Georg Carle (Technical University of Munich)

Automated Attack Discovery in TCP Congestion Control Using a Model-guided Approach
Samuel Jero (Purdue University), Endadul Hoque (Florida International University), David Choffnes (Northeastern University), Alan Mislove (Northeastern University), and Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Northeastern University).

Restructuring Endpoint Congestion Control
Akshay Narayan (MIT CSAIL), Frank Cangialosi (MIT CSAIL), Deepti Raghavan (MIT CSAIL), Prateesh Goyal (MIT CSAIL), Srinivas Narayana (MIT CSAIL), Radhika Mittal (UC Berkeley), Mohammad Alizadeh (MIT CSAIL), and Hari Balakrishnan (MIT CSAIL)

Elasticity Detection: A Building Block for Delay-Sensitive Congestion Control
Prateesh Goyal (MIT CSAIL), Akshay Narayan (MIT CSAIL), Frank Cangialosi (MIT CSAIL), Deepti Raghavan (MIT CSAIL), Srinivas Narayana (MIT CSAIL), Mohammad Alizadeh (MIT CSAIL), and Hari Balakrishnan (MIT CSAIL)

DeadBolt: Securing IoT Deployments
Ronny Ko (Harvard University) and James Mickens (Harvard University)

Behind the scenes: what device benchmarks can tell us
Simon Bauer (Technical University of Munich), Dainel Raumer (Technical University of Munich), Paul Emmerich (Technical University of Munich), and Georg Carle (Technical University of Munich)

Towards a Congestion Control-Independent Core-Stateless AQM
Szilveszter Nádas (Ericsson), Gergo Gombos (Eötvös Loránd University), Péter Hudoba (Eötvös Loránd University), and Sándor Laki (Eötvös Loránd University)

A Fine-grained and Transparent Congestion Control Enforcement Scheme
Yuxiang Zhang (Jinan University), Lin Cui (Jinan University), Fung Po Tso (Loughborough University), Quanlong Guan (Jinan University), Weijia Jia (University of Macau), and Jipeng Zhou (Jinan University)

Measuring Web Speed From Passive Traces
Martino Trevisan (Politecnico di Torino), Idilio Drago (Politecnico di Torino), and Marco Mellia (Politecnico di Torino)

Wireless Edge Network for Sustainable Rural Community Networks
Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee (Internet Education and Research Laboratory, Asian Institute of Technology), Nunthaphat Weshsuwannarugs (Internet Education and Research Laboratory, Asian Institute of Technology), Nisarat Tansakul (Internet Education and Research Laboratory, Asian Institute of Technology), Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn (School of Engineering and Technology, Asian Institute of Technology), and Kanchana Kanchanasut (Internet Education and Research Laboratory, Asian Institute of Technology)

Dynam-IX: a Dynamic Interconnection eXchange
Pedro Marcos (UFRGS and FURG), Marco Chiesa (KTH), Lucas Muller (UFRGS), Pradeeban Kathiravelu (INESC-ID and UCLouvain), Christoph Dietzel (TU Berlin / DE-CIX), Marco Canini (KAUST), and Marinho Barcellos (UFRGS)

Picking a Partner: A Fair Blockchain Based Scoring Protocol for Autonomous Systems
Yousef Alowayed (KAUST), Marco Canini (KAUST), Pedro Marcos (UFRGS and FURG), Marco Chiesa (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), and Marinho Barcellos (UFRGS)

Is CoAP Congestion Safe?
Ilpo Järvinen (University of Helsinki), Iivo Raitahila (University of Helsinki), Zhen Cao (Huawei), and Markku Kojo (University of Helsinki).

CommunityWatch: The Swiss-Army Knife of BGP Anomaly Detection
Vasileios Giotsas (Lancaster University)



Proceedings of the Applied Networking Research Workshop 2018 are available from the ACM Digital Library.


The recordings from the workshop are available on YouTube in four parts.