My current interests revolve around improving the security of operating systems, mobile devices, and the web. My research makes use of techniques such as security by design, program analysis, and anomaly detection.

I co-direct the NEU Systems Security Lab along with Engin Kirda. If you are interested in joining our research group, please take a moment to read my advice for applicants first.

I'm currently involved in Lastline, a Santa Barbara-based startup focused on defending against evasive malware, APTs, and zero-day exploits.


I have served on the program committees of numerous security conferences. I'm currently a member of the program committees for ACSAC 2014, NDSS 2015, and Oakland 2015.


I'm teaching CS3740 (Intro to Security) and CS4740/6740 (Network Security) in Fall 2014.

I've also been involved in a number of Capture-the-Flag (CTF) competitions as part of my teaching activities.


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