Chief Architect, Lastline
Dr. Engin Kirda is chief architect at Lastline which he co-founded in 2011, and a full professor of computer science at Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Kirda has co-authored more than 100 published research papers. Before Northeastern, he held faculty positions at Institut Eurecom in the French Riviera and the Technical University of Vienna where he co-founded the Secure Systems Lab that is now distributed across multiple institutions in Europe and the United States. Engin’s recent research has focused on malware analysis and detection, web application security, and practical aspects of social networking security.