About Me


My name is Ben Nassi.

I am a Ph.D. student @ Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and a former Google employee. My supervisor is Prof. Yuval Elovici. My research interests are cyber security and IoT devices. I work at the Cyber@BGU laboratories, performing research on drones, smart irrigation systems, wearable technology, and other cool topics.

I received my M.Sc. degree from BGU's
Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering in 2015.

I received my B.Sc. degree from BGU's Department of  Computer Science in 2012.


Research Highlights



SoK - Security and Privacy in the Age of Drones

Ben Nassi, Asaf Shabtai, Ryusuke Masuoka, Yuval Elovici. 

IEEE Symposium Security & Privacy 2021

Lamphone - Real-Time Passive Sound Recovery from Light Bulb Vibrations

Ben Nassi, Yaron Pirotin, Adi Shamir, Yuval Elovici, Boris Zadov 

BlackHat USA 2020

Drones’ Cryptanalysis - Smashing Cryptography with a Flicker

Ben Nassi, Raz Ben-Netanel, Adi Shamir, Yuval Elovici. 

IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy 2019

RSA Conference APJ 2019

Phantom of the ADAS

Ben Nassi, Dudi Nassi, Raz Ben-Netanel, Yisroel Morsky, Oleg Drokin, Yuval Elovici. 

CyberTech TLV 2020

Xerox Day Vulnerability 

Ben Nassi, Adi Shamir, Yuval Elovici. 

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security

RSA 2020

Mobilbye - Attacking ADAS with Camera Spoofing

Dudi Nassi, Raz Ben-Netanel, Yuval Elovici, Ben Nassi 

Piping Botnet - Turning Green Technology into a Water Disaster

Ben Nassi, Moshe Sror, Ido Lavi, Yair Meidan, Asaf Shabtai, Yuval Elovici.

IoT Village @ DefCon 26




Press Coverage




2019 Teaching Assistant - Network Security for SI/SE students @ BGU

2018 Teaching Assistant - Network Security for SI/SE students @ BGU


2020  Student PC @ IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

2019  Student PC @ IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

2016 Internship @                  TLV


2018  "Negev - Faran Scholarship"

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