Dr. Marco Cova



Dr. Marco Cova is a senior security researcher and a member of the founding team of Lastline, a company providing anti-malware and breach detection solutions. Before defecting to the industry, he was a Lecturer in Computer Security with the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK. He has received his PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Marco’s research interests include most areas of systems security, with an emphasis on web-based malware analysis and detection, botnets, and vulnerability analysis. He has published more than 25 papers on these topics in leading conferences and journals. He has also led the design and development of Wepawet, a publicly-available service for the analysis of malicious web pages.