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Robin Sommer

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About Me

I am a Co-Founder at Corelight, a startup that’s bringing our open-source network security monitor Zeek (formerly Bro) to enterprise customers. I used to lead the development team behind Zeek for many years, and I’m still contributing to it. While back in München now, I remain affiliated with Berkeley’s International Computer Science Institute where was a Senior Staff Researcher in the Networking and Security Group. I also used to be an affiliated researcher at Berkeley Lab, working with their security team. Before coming out to Berkeley, I was a research assistant at TU München and Saarland University. Before that, I received a diploma in Computer Science from University of Paderborn, Germany.

Interests

Much of my work focuses on securing networks, with a particular emphasis on high-performance network monitoring in operational settings. More generally, I’m interested in understanding the capabilities and limitations of network technology, as well as the characteristics of real-world network traffic.

Publications

Please see the seperate list of publications.

Projects

Professional Activities