IEEE Future Networks World Forum
On-Demand through 15 November 2022

TUT1: Malware Analysis and Detection


Often computer/mobile users call everything that disturbs/corrupts their system a VIRUS without being aware of what it means or accomplishes. This tutorial systematically introduces the different malware varieties, their distinctive properties, different methods of analyzing the malware, and their detection techniques.


Ashu Sharma, Senior Malware Analyst WatchGuard, India

Short Bio: Ashu Sharma is currently working as a senior malware analyst at WatchGuard, India. He has more than three years of industrial experience in malware analysis and more than two years of teaching experience. He has completed his Ph.D. in static malware analysis from BITS Pilani, India, and a post-doctoral in malware identification via dynamic analysis under Prof. Sandeep Shukla (IIT Kanpur, India). He was the speaker at many reputed conferences/workshops and had many publications in reputed conferences/journals.

Hemant Rathore, Assistant Professor BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus, India

Short Bio: Hemant Rathore is currently working as Assistant Professor at the Department of CS and IS at BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, India. Before joining academics, he worked in the area of computer security for three years at Symantec, India. His Ph.D. is on the topic of Adversarial Robustness and Explainability in Malware Detection Models. His research interests are in the area of Malware Analysis, Network Security, Machine Learning, and Operating Systems. He has guided several undergraduate and postgraduate students in their independent research projects and published many research papers in reputed journals/conferences.


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