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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[1] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Marco Vieira, Samuel Kounev, Alberto Avritzer, and Bryan D. Payne. Evaluating Computer Intrusion Detection Systems: A Survey of Common Practices. ACM Computing Surveys, 48(1):12:1--12:41, September 2015, ACM, New York, NY, USA. 5-year Impact Factor (2014): 5.949. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]

Peer-Reviewed International Conference, Workshop Papers, and Book Chapters

[12] Aleksandar Milenkoski, K. R. Jayaram, and Samuel Kounev. Benchmarking Intrusion Detection Systems with Adaptive Provisioning of Virtualized Resources. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[11] K. R. Jayaram, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Samuel Kounev. Software Architectures for Self-Protection in IaaS Clouds. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[10] Nikolas Herbst, Steffen Becker, Samuel Kounev, Heiko Koziolek, Martina Maggio, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Evgenia Smirni. Metrics and Benchmarks for Self-Aware Computing Systems. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[9] Aleksandar Milenkoski, K. R. Jayaram, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, and Samuel Kounev. Quantifying the Attack Detection Accuracy of Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments. In Proceedings of The 27th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2016), Ottawa, Canada, October 2016. IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, Washington DC, USA. October 2016, To Appear. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[8] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, Samuel Kounev, Alberto Avritzer, and Matthias Luft. Evaluation of Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments Using Attack Injection. In The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID 2015), Kyoto, Japan, November 2015. Springer. November 2015, Acceptance Rate: 23%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[7] Diogo Carvalho, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Samuel Kounev. Challenges of Assessing the Hypercall Interface Robustness (Fast Abstract). In The 45th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2015. IEEE. June 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[6] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, and Samuel Kounev. Experience Report: An Analysis of Hypercall Handler Vulnerabilities. In Proceedings of The 25th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2014) --- Research Track, Naples, Italy, November 2014. IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, Washington DC, USA. November 2014, Acceptance Rate: 25%, Best Paper Award Nomination. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[5] Samuel Kounev. Quantitative Evaluation of Service Dependability in Shared Execution Environments (Extended Abstract of Keynote Talk). In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST 2014), Florence, Italy, September 8--12, 2014. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[4] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, and Samuel Kounev. HInjector: Injecting Hypercall Attacks for Evaluating VMI-based Intrusion Detection Systems (Poster Paper). In The 2013 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2013), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 2013. Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA), Maryland, USA. March 2013. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[3] Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Samuel Kounev. Towards Benchmarking Intrusion Detection Systems for Virtualized Cloud Environments (Work-in-Progress Paper). In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST 2012), London, United Kingdom, December 2012, pages 562--563. IEEE, New York, USA. December 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[2] Marco Vieira, Henrique Madeira, Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Resilience Benchmarking. In Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, M. Vieira, and A. van Moorsel, editors, XVIII. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-29031-2. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev, Philipp Reinecke, Fabian Brosig, Jeremy T. Bradley, Kaustubh Joshi, Vlastimil Babka, Anton Stefanek, and Stephen Gilmore. Providing dependability and resilience in the cloud: Challenges and opportunities. In Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, M. Vieira, and A. van Moorsel, editors, XVIII. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-29031-2. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]

Other

[2] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bernd Jaeger, Kapil Raina, Mason Harris, Saif Chaudhry, Sivadon Chasiri, Veronica David, and Wenmao Liu. Security Position Paper: Network Function Virtualization, March 2016. Published by Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) - Virtualization Working Group. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[1] Abhik Chaudhuri, Heberto Ferrer, Hemma Prafullchandra, J.D. Sherry, Kelvin Ng, Xiaoyu Ge, Yao Sing, Yiak Por, and Aleksandar Milenkoski [Minor Contributor], . Best Practices for Mitigating Risks in Virtualized Environments, April 2015. Published by Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) - Virtualization Working Group. [ bib | pdf  ]

Technical Reports

[2] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Marco Vieira, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, and Samuel Kounev. Technical Information on Vulnerabilities of Hypercall Handlers. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2014-001 v.1.0, SPEC Research Group - IDS Benchmarking Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 7001 Heritage Village Plaza Suite 225, Gainesville, VA 20155, USA, August 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[1] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Samuel Kounev, Alberto Avritzer, Nuno Antunes, and Marco Vieira. On Benchmarking Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2013-002 v.1.0, SPEC Research Group - IDS Benchmarking Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 7001 Heritage Village Plaza Suite 225, Gainesville, VA 20155, USA, June 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]

Theses

[2] Christina Hempfling. Cyber-Physical Systems - Models and Security Aspects. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, December 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[1] Aleksandar Milenkoski. Evaluation of Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments. PhD thesis, University of Würzburg, Germany, November 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  | http  ]