Christopher Kruegel is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also involved in the International Secure Systems Lab. He is one of the co-founders of Lastline, Inc., where he currently serve as the Chief Scientist. Lastline develops innovative solutions to detect and mitigate advanced malware (APTs) and targeted threats. His research interests include most aspects of computer security, with an emphasis on malware analysis, web security, network security, and vulnerability analysis.