Ali Abbasi is a PhD candidate in Distributed and Embedded System Security group at University of Twente, Netherlands. His research interests involve embedded systems security mostly related to Industrial Control Systems and Critical Infrastructure Protection. He received his masters degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2013. He was working there on Programable Logic Controller (PLC) security in Network Security Lab, Microprocessor and SoC Technology R&D center with the National 863 High Tech Program grant from Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. Also, he was involved in various cyber security projects with China CERT. He is currently involved in CRISALIS European Union project (FP7) related to Critical Infrastructure Protection at University of Twente. At the same time, he is working on project AVATAR for on the fly detection and containment of unknown malware and Advanced Persistent Threats. Before that Ali was working as Head of Vulnerability Analysis and Penetration Testing Group at National Computer Security Incident Response Team at Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran.