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66123 Saarbrücken (Germany)


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Short Bio

I am Faculty at the Helmholtz Center for Information Security (CISPA) in Saarbrücken, Germany, and lead the System Security research group. I also hold a professorship from the CS department of Saarland University. From 2014 until 2016, I was an Independent Research Group leader at the Cluster of Excellence MMCI at Saarland University. Before, I was a postdoctoral researcher at the VU Amsterdam (Herbert Bos) and the Ruhr University Bochum (Thorsten Holz). Before my postdoctoral stays, I worked at the Institute for Internet Security if(is) in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and obtained my PhD degree from the VU Amsterdam in April 2013. My primary research centers on in these areas: Cyber Threats (e.g., malware), Network Security and Privacy, Program Analysis and Attack Traceback. 

CV: Last four stations

2020 - now
Honorary Professorship at CS Department of TU Dortmund
2016 - now
Professor at CS Department of Saarland University
Faculty at CISPA
2014 - 2016
Research Group Leader at Cluster of Excellence MMCI, Saarbrücken

Publications by Christian Rossow

Year 2020

Conference / Medium

29th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 20)

Year 2019

Conference / Medium

4th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

Year 2018

Conference / Medium

27th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 18)

Conference / Medium

Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Conference / Medium

13th Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment

Conference / Medium

Proceedings of the 21th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID)

Conference / Medium

Proceedings of the 25th Annual Symposium on Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS '18).

Conference / Medium

Proceedings of the Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID)

Teaching by Christian Rossow

Summer 2020

Basis Lecture: Foundations of Cyber Security II

Winter 2019/20

Proseminar: Malware