Dr. Engin Kirda is chief architect at global breach protection provider Lastline - which he co-founded in 2011 - as well as a computer science professor at Northeastern University in Boston. He 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 U.S. Engin's recent research has focused on malware analysis and detection, web application security and practical aspects of social networking security - including the de-anonymization of social network users. He has served on program committees of numerous well-known international conferences and workshops. In the past, Engin has consulted the European Commission on emerging threats, and recently gave a Congressional Briefing in Washington D.C. on advanced malware attacks and cyber-security. He also spoke at SXSW Interactive 2015 about "Malware in the Wild."