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Matthias Neugschwandtner

Postdoc, IBM Research Zurich

    Matthias Neugschwandtner is a system security researcher working at the Cloud and Storage Security Group at IBM Research, Zurich. The main focus of his research lies on low-level system security. This encompasses program analysis, vulnerability detection and system hardening.He received his D.Sc. degree from Vienna University of Technology in 2014, where he worked at the Secure Systems Lab. During his studies he joined both the System and Network Security Group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Northeastern University Systems Security Lab in Boston as a visiting researcher.

    Co-Written By Matthias Neugschwandtner

    Reducing the Application Attack Surface: Breaking Payloads With Runtime Code Stripping and Image Freezing

    Collaborative research has recently devised a means to reduce a Windows application's attack surface by removing unused functions from libraries that are loaded dynamically.