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Richard Matovu

  • Assistant Professor
    Cybersecurity

Courses Taught

  • Ethical Hacking (CYSEC 301)
  • Mobile Security and Implementation (CYSEC 212)
  • Linux Programming (CIS 219)
  • Object-Oriented Programming (CIS 182/183)
  • Systems Analysis and Design (CIS 335)

Educational History

  • Texas Tech University, Texas, US, Ph.D. Computer SciencePower Usage, Motion Sensor and Neural Side-Channels on Mobile Devices: Examining Attacks and Countermeasures, 2020
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, M.S. Data Communication and Software Engineering, 2010
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, Bachelor of Statistics, 2006

Publications

  • Gerald P Otoide, Blake A Hoppe, Nicole P Ackley, Richard Matovu, Ariana Aliasso, Olivia Collins, Bronwyn Brocklehurst, Norman Stark, and Ikechukwu P Ohu (2021), "IMU-Based Recurrence Quantification Analysis of the Signal Dampening Effect of a Thumb Protector in Deep Tendon Reflex Tests." In Proceedings of the 10th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), IEEE.
  • Richard Matovu, Abdul Serwadda, Argenis Bilbao A., and Isaac Griswold-Steiner (2020), "Defensive charging: Mitigating Power Side-Channel Attacks on Charging Smartphones." In Proceedings of the Ninth ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy, ACM.
  • Richard Matovu, Isaac Griswold-Steiner, and Abdul Serwadda (2019), "Kinetic Song Comprehension: Deciphering Personal Listening Habits via Phone Vibrations." arXiv preprint arXiv:1909.09123.
  • Isaac Griswold-Steiner, Richard Matovu, and Abdul Serwadda (2019), "Wearables-Driven Freeform Handwriting Authentication." IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science.
  • Richard Matovu, Abdul Serwadda, David Irakiza, and Isaac Griswold-Steiner (2018), “Jekyll and Hyde: On The Double-Faced Nature of Smart-Phone Sensor Noise Injection.” In 2018 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), 1–6, IEEE.
  • Richard Matovu and Abdul Serwadda (2018), "Gaming the Gamer: Adversarial Fingerprinting of Gaming Apps Using Smartphone Accelerometers.” In 2018 9th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON), 489–496, IEEE.
  • Mustafa, Tahrima, Richard Matovu, Abdul Serwadda, and Nicholas Muirhead (2018), "Unsure How to Authenticate on Your VR Headset?: Come on, Use Your Head!" In Proceedings of the Fourth ACM International Workshop on Security and Privacy Analytics, 23–30, ACM.
  • Isaac Griswold-Steiner, Richard Matovu, and Abdul Serwadda (2017), "Handwriting Watcher: A Mechanism for Smartwatch-Driven Handwriting Authentication." In 2017 IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), 216–224, IEEE.
  • Richard Matovu and Abdul Serwadda (2016), "Your Substance Abuse Disorder is an Open Secret! Gleaning Sensitive Personal Information from Templates in an EEG-based Authentication System." In 2016 IEEE 8th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 1–7, IEEE.