Chief Scientist, Lastline, Inc.Christopher Kruegel is the chief scientist at Lastline, Inc, a company that develops innovative solutions to detect and mitigate advanced malware (APTs) and targeted threats. He is also a Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Christopher's research interests are computer and communications security, with an emphasis on malware analysis and detection, web security, and security in social networks. He enjoys to build systems and to make security tools available to the public. He has published more than 100 conference and journal papers. Christopher is a recent recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the MIT Technology Review TR35 Award for young innovators, an IBM Faculty Award, and several best paper awards.