Conference Speaker 2021

Ugur Akyazi

Cybersecurity Researcher at Delft University of Technology

Biography

Ugur Akyazi is a cybersecurity professional having practical and research experience in cybersecurity data science, threat intelligence, malware traffic analysis, risk assessment, and network security. He holds a BSc. in computer engineering, an MSc. in systems engineering, a MscA. in international security strategy management, and a PhD. in computer science (cyber security optimized by AI​). In his last post as a senior cybersecurity researcher at the Technical University of Delft, he was working on the project of ‘ldentifying malware families of loT botnets by machine learning using their network behavior’. Beforehand, he studied empirical analysis (ML and regression) and threat intelligence of cybercrime products and services in the underground markets and cybercrime forums. He also applied various AI (nature/bio-inspired) algorithms for distributed network anomaly detection of DDoS attacks in his previous studies. He has authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications and presented talks at several security events.

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Ugur Akyazi

Cybersecurity Researcher at Delft University of Technology

Avast Research Lab

The Avast Research Lab runs innovative projects in all areas of digital safety, from advanced threat detection, to delivering better privacy and identity protection, and much more. We employ state-of-the-art AI solutions to counter the ever accelerating growth of emergent threats through a combination of in-house expertise, academic cooperation, and publicly available research.