Dr. Marco Balduzzi holds a Ph.D. in applied IT security from Télécom ParisTech and a M.Sc. in computer engineering from the University of Bergamo.
His interests concern all aspects of computer security, with particular emphasis on real problems that affect systems and networks. Some topics he worked on are web and browser security, code analysis, botnets detection, cybercrime investigation, privacy and threats in social networks, malware, and intrusion detection systems.
He has been involved in IT security for more than 10 years, with international experiences in both industry and academia. He previously worked as security consultant and engineer for different companies in Milan, Munich, and Sophia-Antipolis (France), before joining the International Secure Systems Lab and then Trend Micro Research as senior research scientist. He published in top peer-reviewed conferences, e.g. NDSS, RAID and DIMVA, and spoke at major security venues like Black Hat, Hack In The Box, OWASP AppSec and others.
His applied research has been recognized and published by important media such as Forbes, MIT Technology Review, The Register, Slashdot, Info World, Dark Reading, CNN, and BBC.