Ismail Butun

Forskarassistent|Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Professional title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Department: Department of Information Systems and Technology (IST)
  • Telephone: 010-142 79 69
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  • Room number: Rooftop Offices
  • Research centers: Sensible Things that Communicate
  • Subjects: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering


Dr. Butun received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Hacettepe University in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He received another M.Sc. and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida in 2009 and 2013, respectively. In years between 2014 and 2015, he worked as an Assistant Professor for Department of Mechatronics Engineering at Bursa Technical University. In 2016, he has worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow for Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Delaware.

Area of interest

Dr. Butun's research interests include computer networks, wireless communications, cryptography, network security and intrusion detection.

Current research

Dr. Butun is currently working on security assessment of Internet of Things along with development of protocols and algorithms related to authentication, access control and trust management.

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List of Publications


Articles in journals

Butun, I. , Österberg, P. & Song, H. (2020). Security of the Internet of Things : Vulnerabilities, Attacks, and Countermeasures. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 22: 1, pp. 616-644.  

Eldefrawy, M. , Butun, I. , Pereira, N. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Formal security analysis of LoRaWAN. Computer Networks, vol. 148, pp. 328-339.    

Butun, I. , Pereira, N. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Security Risk Analysis of LoRaWAN and Future Directions. Future Internet, vol. 11: 1    

Chapters in books

Butun, I. & Österberg, P. (2019). Detecting Intrusions in Cyber-Physical Systems of Smart Cities : Challenges and Directions. In Secure Cyber-Physical Systems for Smart Cities. Hershey, USA : IGI Global. pp. 74-102.  

Conference papers

Aydogan, E. , Yilmaz, S. , Sen, S. , Butun, I. , Forsström, S. & Gidlund, M. (2019). A Central Intrusion Detection System for RPL-Based Industrial Internet of Things. In 2019 15th IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems (WFCS).  

Butun, I. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Location Privacy Assured Internet of Things. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy. Setúbal, Portugal : . pp. 623--630.  

Butun, I. , Österberg, P. & Gidlund, M. (2019). Preserving location privacy in cyber-physical systems. In 2019 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS).. pp. 1--6.  

Butun, I. , Sari, A. & Österberg, P. (2019). Security Implications of Fog Computing on the Internet of Things. In International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE). (IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics)  

Fortuna, P. , Pereira, N. & Butun, I. (2018). A framework for web application integrity. In ICISSP 2018 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy.. pp. 487--493.

Butun, I. , Pereira, N. & Gidlund, M. (2018). Analysis of LoRaWAN V1.1 Security. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM MobiHoc Workshop on Experiences with the Design and Implementation of Smart Objects (SMARTOBJECTS '18)..  

Forsström, S. , Butun, I. , Eldefrawy, M. , Jennehag, U. & Gidlund, M. (2018). Challenges of Securing the Industrial Internet of Things Value Chain. In 2018 Workshop on Metrology for Industry 4.0 and IoT, MetroInd 4.0 and IoT 2018 - Proceedings.. pp. 218--223.