Prof. Dr. Christian Rossow

Short CV

Christian Rossow has been head of the Junior Research Group "System Security" within the Cluster of Excellence since June 2014. Until then, Christian was a postdoctoral researcher at the VU Amsterdam (Herbert Bos) and the Ruhr University Bochum (Thorsten Holz). Before his postdoctoral stays, he worked at the Institute for Internet Security if(is) in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and obtained his PhD degree from the VU Amsterdam in April 2013. Christian ran internships at ENISA (2007), ICSI at UC Berkeley (2011) and Symantec (2014).

Research interests

Host Security

  •  Malware Analysis and Detection [IEEE S&P '13, DIMVA '12, ACM SAC '13]
  •  Botnets [IEEE S&P '12, EuroSec '14, MALWARE '13, IEEE ICC '14]
  •  System Exploitation [ACM CCS '12, DIMVA '12]
  •  Mobile Security [FC '14]

Network Security

  •  Distributed Denial of Service Attacks [NDSS '14, USENIX '14, EuroSec '14]
  •  Network-based Malware Detection [DIMVA '13, Journal of Comp. Networks, EC2ND '11]
- See more at: http://www.mmci.uni-saarland.de/en/irg/syssec#sthash.mkgHvrUl.dpuf

Host Security

  • Malware Analysis and Detection [IEEE S&P '13, DIMVA '12, ACM SAC '13]
  • Botnets [IEEE S&P '12, EuroSec '14, MALWARE '13, IEEE ICC '14]
  • System Exploitation [ACM CCS '12, DIMVA '12]
  • Mobile Security [FC '14]

Network Security

  • Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
  • Network-based Malware Detection

Awards

  • Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship in 2013
  • Best student paper at MIT Spam Conference in 2010 with "Detecting Gray in Black and White"
  • VU Fellowship for outstanding Master students in 2007/2008 and 2008/2009
  • Winner of CAST e.V. IT security advancement award in 2007

Contact

Prof. Dr. Christian Rossow

Prof. Dr. Christian Rossow

Saarland University

Campus E 9 1, Room 3.07
66123 Saarbrücken
Germany

Fon: +49 681 302 70797

Affiliation

Max-Planck-Institute for Software Systems Cluster of Excellence CISPA - Center for IT-Security, Privacy and Accountability