Sumair Ur Rahman

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Rural Internet kiosks in developing regions can cost-effectively provide communication and e-governance services to the poorest sections of society. A variety of technical and non-technical issues have caused most kiosk deployments to be economically unsustainable [1]. KioskNet addresses the key technical problems underlying kiosk failure by using robust(More)
We present AutoCore, an automated crash reporting application that uses VANETs (Vehicular Ad hoc NETworks) to provide authenticated digital video and telemetry data. This data is recorded by vehicles either involved in or at the scene of a crash and can be used by investigators to reconstruct the events that lead up to the crash. To secure this application,(More)
Rural Internet kiosks typically provide weak security guarantees and therefore cannot support secure web access or transaction-oriented applications such as banking and bill payment. We present a practical, unobtrusive and easy-to-use security architecture for rural Internet kiosks that uses a combination of physical and cryptographic mechanisms to protect(More)
Keywords: Ictd Mechanical backhaul Delay-tolerant networks Architecture Rural communication WiFi a b s t r a c t Rural Internet kiosks in developing regions can cost-effectively provide communication and information services to the poorest sections of society. Yet, a variety of technical and non-technical issues have caused most kiosk deployments to be(More)
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