Nick Nikiforakis

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Nick Nikiforakis
Assistant Professor
Computer Science Department
1307 Computer Science
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4400
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Degree: Ph.D. in Computer Science from KU Leuven in Belgium
Interests: Web security and privacy, Software security, and Intrusion Detection.
Biography: Nick Nikiforakis received his PhD in Computer Science from KU Leuven in Belgium. He received his MSc, in Parallel and Distributed Systems and BSc in Computer Science from the University of Crete, Greece.
Research: Dr. Nikiforakis' dissertation addressed the increasingly serious problem of cybercrime. He investigated large groups of web applications, searching for systematic vulnerabilities, and discovered many unknown issues and vulnerabilities. He developed client-side countermeasures against popular web- application attacks that did not require the assistance of any third parties.
Awards: N/A
Teaching Summary: CSE 509

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