Publications

12. Alberto Sonnino, George Danezis. "SybilQuorum: Open Distributed Ledgers Through Trust Networks", 2019.

@article{sybilquorum,
title={SybilQuorum: Open Distributed Ledgers Through Trust Networks},
author={Sonnino, Alberto and Danezis, George},
year={2019}
}

11. Alberto Sonnino, Shehar Bano, Mustafa Al-Bassam, George Danezis. "Replay Attacks and Defenses against Cross-shard Consensus in Sharded Distributed Ledgers" arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.11218, 2019.

@article{sonnino2019replay,
title={Replay Attacks and Defenses against Cross-shard Consensus in Sharded Distributed Ledgers},
author={Sonnino, Alberto and Bano, Shehar and Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Danezis, George},
intype={arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.11218},
year={2019}
}

10. Alberto Sonnino, Michał Król, Argyrios Tasiopoulos, Ioannis Psaras . "AStERISK: Auction-based Shared Economy ResolutIon System for blocKchain" Proceedings of Workshop on Decentralized IoT Systems and Security (DISS), 2019.

@article{sonnino2019asterisk,
title={AStERISK: Auction-based Shared Economy ResolutIon System for blocKchain},
author={Sonnino, Alberto and Kr{\'o}l, Micha{\l} and Tasiopoulos, Argyrios G and Psaras, Ioannis},
intype={Proceedings of Workshop on Decentralized IoT Systems and Security (DISS)},
year={2019}
}

9. Christos Andrikos, Lejla Batina, Lukasz Chmielewski, Liran Lerman, Vasilios Mavroudis, Kostas Papagiannopoulos, Guilherme Perin, Giorgos Rassias, Alberto Sonnino "Location, location, location: Revisiting modeling and exploitation for location-based side channel leakages", 2019.

@article{location,
title={Location, location, location: Revisiting modeling and exploitation for location-based side channel leakages},
author={Andrikos, Christos and Batina, Lejla and Chmielewski, Lukasz and Lerman, Liran and Mavroudis, Vasilios and Papagiannopoulos, Kostas and Perin, Guilherme and Rassias, Giorgos and Sonnino, Alberto},
year={2019}
}

8. Michał Król, Alberto Sonnino, Mustafa Al-Bassam, Argyrios Tasiopoulos, Ioannis Psaras . "Proof-of-Prestige: A Useful Work Reward System for Unverifiable Tasks" IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC), 2019.

@article{krol2019proof,
title={Proof-of-Prestige: A Useful Work Reward System for Unverifiable Tasks},
author={Król, Michał and Sonnino, Alberto and Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Tasiopoulos, Argyrios and Psaras, Ioannis},
intype={IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC)},
year={2019}
}

7. Alberto Sonnino, Mustafa Al-Bassam, Shehar Bano, Sarah Meiklejohn, George Danezis. "Coconut: Threshold Issuance Selective Disclosure Credentials with Applications to Distributed Ledgers" Proceedings of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2019.

@article{sonnino2019coconut,
title={Coconut: Threshold Issuance Selective Disclosure Credentials with Applications to Distributed Ledgers},
author={Sonnino, Alberto and Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Bano, Shehar and Meiklejohn, Sarah and Danezis, George},
intype={Proceedings of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS)},
year={2019}
}

6. Mustafa Al-Bassam, Alberto Sonnino, Vitalik Buterin . "Fraud proofs: Maximising light client security and scaling blockchains with dishonest majorities" arXiv preprint arXiv:1809.09044 (2018).

@article{al2018fraud,
title={Fraud proofs: Maximising light client security and scaling blockchains with dishonest majorities},
author={Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Sonnino, Alberto and Buterin, Vitalik},
journal={arXiv preprint arXiv:1809.09044},
year={2018}
}

5. Mustafa Al-Bassam, Alberto Sonnino, Michał Król, Ioannis Psaras . "Airtnt: Fair Exchange Payment for Outsourced Secure Enclave Computations." arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.06411 (2018).

@article{al2018airtnt,
title={Airtnt: Fair Exchange Payment for Outsourced Secure Enclave Computations.},
author={Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Sonnino, Alberto and Król, Michał and Psaras, Ioannis},
journal={arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.06411},
year={2018}
}

4. Shehar Bano, Alberto Sonnino, Mustafa Al-Bassam, Sarah Azouvi, Patrick McCorry, Sarah Meiklejohn, George Danezis. "SoK: Consensus in the Age of Blockchains" arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.03936 (2017).

@article{bano2017consensus,
title={Consensus in the Age of Blockchains},
author={Bano, Shehar and Sonnino, Alberto and Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Azouvi, Sarah and McCorry, Patrick and Meiklejohn, Sarah and Danezis, George},
journal={arXiv preprint arXiv:1711.03936},
year={2017}
}

3. Mustafa Al-Bassam, Alberto Sonnino, Shehar Bano, Dave Hrycyszyn, George Danezis. "Chainspace: A Sharded Smart Contracts Platform." Proceedings of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2018.

@inproceedings{al2017chainspace,
title={Chainspace: A Sharded Smart Contracts Platform},
author={Al-Bassam, Mustafa and Sonnino, Alberto and Bano, Shehar and Hrycyszyn, Dave and Danezis, George},
intype={Proceedings of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS)},
year={2018},
}

2. Shalina Figuli, Peter Figuli, Alberto Sonnino, Jürgen Becker. "A Generic Reconfigurable Mixed Time and Frequency Domain QAM Transmitter with Forward Error Correction." International Journal of Advances in Telecommunications, Electrotechnics, Signals and Systems 6, no. 2 (2017): 80-88.

@article{figuli2017generic,
title={A Generic Reconfigurable Mixed Time and Frequency Domain QAM Transmitter with Forward Error Correction},
author={Figuli, Shalina Percy Delicia and Figuli, Peter and Sonnino, Alberto and Becker, Juergen},
journal={International Journal of Advances in Telecommunications, Electrotechnics, Signals and Systems},
volume={6},
number={2},
pages={80--88},
year={2017}
}

1. Shalina Figuli, Alberto Sonnino, Peter Figuli, Jürgen Becker. "A variable FPGA based generic QAM transmitter with scalable mixed time and frequency domain signal processing." In Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), 2016 39th International Conference on, pp. 453-457. IEEE, 2016.

@inproceedings{figuli2016variable,
title={A variable FPGA based generic QAM transmitter with scalable mixed time and frequency domain signal processing},
author={Figuli, Shalina Percy Delicia and Sonnino, Alberto and Figuli, Peter and Becker, J{\"u}rgen},
booktitle={Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), 2016 39th International Conference on},
pages={453--457},
year={2016},
organization={IEEE}
}


Talks & Blog Posts

 Coconut: Threshold Issuance Selective Disclosure Credentials, 2019.

NDSS Symposium (Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium) — Presentation of Coconut, our threshold issuance selective disclore credential scheme.

 SybilQuorum: Open Distributed Ledgers Through Trust Networks, 2019.

Stanford Blockchain Conference — Presentation of SybilQuorum.

 Chainspace: A Sharded Smart Contracts Platform, 2018.

NDSS Symposium (Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium) — Presentation of Chainspace, our sharded smart contract platform with privacy by design.

 A Privacy Enhancing Architecture for Secure Wearable Devices, 2016.

Bentham’s Gaze, Information Security Research & Education, University College London — Blog post presenting the architecture and prototype of a flexible privacy enhancing system based on anonymous credentials for wearable devices.

 Performance Driven Optimizations in FPGA Based QAM Systems, 2015.

TEAChER (TEach AdvanCEd Reconfigurable architectures and tools) — Presentation of my work on performance optimization of high-speed FPGA-based QAM transmitters exploiting an innovative mixed time and frequency domain approach.