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
A small bugfix release of stats is now
Our PAM paper on detecting DNS root manipulations (with Ben Jones,
Nick Feamster, Nick Weaver and Vern Paxson) is now
Our PAM paper on DNS characterization (with Kyle Schomp and Michael
Rabinovich) is now
Craig Partridge and I have updated our paper from the Ethics in
Networked Systems Research workshop in August. The updated paper
Serving on the
IMC 2016 PC, please submit!
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.
Version -03 of
the Internet-Draft on high level guidelines for developing RTO
estimators has been posted.
- 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.
Matthew presented our paper assessing TCP's stance towards blind
attackers at IMC. The paper and slides are
posted. The paper won the IMC Best Paper Award.
We have a new project called HayStack that strives to help users
understand data exfiltration from their mobile devices. An
initial tech report on the system is
There is also a
project web site.