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Andrea Lanzi

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? Albert Einstein

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Professional Activities

Member committee of Security Conferences

  • ACM CCS (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • RAID Conference (2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012)
  • ACSAC Conference (2018, 2017, 2016)
  • ASIACCS Conference (2018, 2017)
  • DIMVA (2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012)
  • USENIX WOOT Workshop on Offensive Technologies (2015)
  • EUROSEC Workshop (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)
  • DFRWS Conference Forensic Conference USA (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

  • Reviewer for several Security Journals

  • ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS)
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TOPS)
  • ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS)


  • Forensics Tool: Actaeon is a tool to perform memory forensics of virtualization environments. (Actaeon WON First Prize for volatily Contest) [Industry Award]

  • Babak Rahbarinia, Roberto Perdisci, Andrea Lanzi, Kang Li. ”PeerRush: Mining for Unwanted P2P Traffic”. DIMVA Conference [BEST PAPER AWARD] [Academic Award]

  • Monirul Sharif, Andrea Lanzi, Jonathon Giffin, and Wenke Lee ”Automatic Reverse Engineering of Malware Emulators” In Proceedings of The 2009 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland 09), Oakland, CA, May 2009. [BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD] [Academic Award]

    Funding Projects

  • PACS (2015-2017) Funded by Italian and Israel countries PACS Privacy Aware Cybersecurity. Aim of the project is to design a Cybersecurity system with privacy protection in mind.

  • CISE (2014-2016) Funded by JRC Access Rights for CISE (Coqmmon Information Sharing Envi- ronment). European Commission Maritime Affaris and Fisheries, EU project.

  • MIDAS (2012-2014) Funded by: ANR - France National Research Agency - 2014 Development of a new malware protection product against exploitation techniques.

  • SysSec (2010-2014) Funded by: European Commission - Seventh Framework Programme. SysSec pro- poses to create a Network of Excellence in the field of Systems Security by creating a virtual center of excellence, promoting cybersecurity education, creating an ac- tive research roadmap in the area of system security, and developing a joint working plan to conduct State-of-the-Art collaborative research.