Giovanni Vigna

Giovanni Vigna

Co-founder and CTO, Lastline

Vigna has been researching and developing security technology for more than 20 years, working on malware analysis, web security, vulnerability assessment, and intrusion detection. He is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California in Santa Barbara and is the director of the Computer Security Group at UCSB. He is the author of more than 200 publications, including peer-reviewed papers in journals, conferences, and workshops, a book on intrusion correlation, and (as an editor) a book on mobile code security. Vigna has been the program chair of the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2003), of the ISOC Symposium on Network and Distributed Systems Security (NDSS 2009), and of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (in 2010 and 2011). He is known for organizing and running an annual inter-university Capture The Flag (iCTF) hacking contest that involves dozens of institutions and hundreds of students around the world. Vigna also leads the Shellphish Hacking Team, the longest-running team playing at DefCon's CTF.

Keep Your Cybersecurity Team Happy, Engaged and Employed (By You!)

Presented by Giovanni Vigna  •  June 10, 2019

How to Leverage Hacking Competitions as an Educational and Recruitment Tool

Presented by Giovanni Vigna  •  May 29, 2019

AI for Security: The Ghost in the Machine (Learning)

Presented by Giovanni Vigna  •  May 9, 2017

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