Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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My research interests are network security and online privacy. There is a natural overlap between these: privacy enhancing technologies can be used by attackers to evade detection, and privacy invasive technologies can be used by network defenders for situational awareness. As a result, the attackers and defenders frequently swap places depending on context, so I named my research group "hatswitch".
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Associate Research Professor at the Coordinated Science Laboratory, and the Information Trust Institute.
Affiliate at the Department of Computer Science.
Member of the Advanced Digital Sciences Center.
I received my Ph.D. and master's degrees from the Computer Science Division at UC Berkeley, advised by Prof. Eric Brewer. For my undergraduate degree, I attended University of Waterloo, where I got a B.Math in Computer Science and Pure Math. I've also spent some time at Microsoft Research and Entrust, Inc..
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