Welcome to ASECOLab
which means Adaptive Security and ECOnomics Lab
We are the security research lab at Information and Computer Sciences at University of Hawaii at Manoa. We are also still affiliated with Department of Computer Science at Royal Holloway University of London (where the first ASECOLab was founded in 2012).
We study how security is achieved through adaptation, and how fortifications give an illusion of security. This has to do with economics, but also with cryptography (see the pictures above). Our research is thus more “interdisciplinary”, and perhaps riskier than most people like; but it’s huge fun.
We also teach SecSci (Security Science) courses and try to share the fun.