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Short Bio

Prof. Dr. Christian Rossow is tenured Faculty at CISPA and leads the System Security research group. He also holds a professorship from the CS department of Saarland University. From 2014 until 2016, he was an Independent Research Group leader at the Cluster of Excellence MMCI at Saarland University. Before, he 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. His 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

Since 2020
Honorary Professorship at CS Department of TU Dortmund
Since 2016
Professor at CS Department of Saarland University
Since 2016
Faculty at CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
2014 - 2016
Research Group Leader at Cluster of Excellence MMCI, Saarbrücken

Publications by Christian Rossow

Year 2015

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Proc. of the 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'15)

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Proc. of the 2015 Internet Measurement Conference (IMC'15)

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9th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT 15)

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9th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT 15)

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Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses - 18th International Symposium, RAID 2015, Kyoto, Japan, November 2-4, 2015, Proceedings

Year 2014

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Proceedings of the 23rd USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX '14)

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Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2014)

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Financial Cryptography and Data Security - 18th International Conference, FC 2014, Christ Church, Barbados, March 3-7, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

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Proceedings of the 8th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT ’14)

Teaching by Christian Rossow

Summer 2020

Basis Lecture: Foundations of Cyber Security II

Winter 2019/20

Proseminar: Malware