I am a computer scientist in the
Networking and Security Group
International Computer Science Institute (ICSI). I am also adjunct
faculty in EECS at
Case Western Reserve University.
Prior to joining ICSI in 2003, I worked for BBN Technologies' Internetwork Research Department
at NASA's Glenn Research
Center for six years. And, prior to that I was part of Shawn Ostermann's
Group at Ohio University.
My current research interests are in the areas of network
architecture, network measurement, security, transport protocols and
The paper Craig Partridge and I put together on dealing with
ethical considerations in networking papers appears in the October
issue of CACM. Details
The final version of our
paper on detecting and characterizing carrier-grade NATs
has been posted. The paper will be presented at IMC this fall.
DNS transaction datasets from the CCZ FTTH network are
A new version (-04) of
the Internet-Draft on high level requirements for RTO mechanisms
has been posted.
Videos of the PAM talks about our work on DNS have been made
available. See the link
Ben's talk on our work detecting manipulations of the DNS root and
Misha's talk on characterizing modern DNS workloads.
Dr. Sargent and Dr. Schomp are done! Congrats guys! A
picture of the awesomeness is
A new version of our Haystack paper is
Slides from my talk at the MAP RG meeting at IETF95 are
available. (The talk was given remotely. Spencer Dawkins took
picture in the meeting room during the talk.)
Ph.D. thesis on the Domain Name System (DNS). Congratulations
Jake presented our paper quantifying policy differences between
IPv4 and IPv6 at NDSS. The paper and talk slides are available
A small bugfix release of stats is now
Narseo presented a
poster of our Haystack work at ICSI's "1984+31: Is Nothing
Private Anymore?" Workshop.
The Haystack project has a new
suggestion that the community no longer has to specify TCP's
initial window size, but can leave it up to implementations.
- I am finally getting around to 2009 and now have a spiffy
Twitter account for research / CS stuff. It is
mallman_icsi. I feel so very hip.