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 aspect of computer security, with particular emphasis on real problems that affect systems and networks. Some topics on which 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 industrial and academic fields. He previously worked as security consultant and engineer for different companies, before joining the International Secure Systems Lab and then Trend Micro Research as senior research scientist.
His work has been published in top peer-reviewed conferences, e.g. NDSS, RAID and DIMVA, and he spoke in the major security venues like Black Hat, Hack In The Box and OWASP AppSec. His applied research has been acknowledged and published by important media such as Forbes, The Register, Slashdot, InfoWorld and DarkReading.
He is now part of the review board of different conferences, including OWASP AppSec Research, Hack In The Box, DIMVA and others.