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Dhilung Kirat

Research Scientist, IBM Research
Dhilung Kirat is a Research Scientist in the Cognitive Cybersecurity Intelligence group of the Security Research department at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Dhilung received his PhD in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2015, advised by Professors Giovanni Vigna and Christopher Kruegel. His research interests revolve around areas of computer security, in particular malware analysis, security analytics, and ethical hacking research. He has led the research behind Watson for Cyber Security and the study of potential misuse and weaponization of AI in cyber attacks dubbed DeepLocker.