Bio

 

Prof. Dr. Frank Breitinger

Associate Professor of Digital Forensic Science and Investigation, Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

Research interests

  • Cybersecurity and digital forensics.
  • Approximate matching, especially on the byte level.
  • Malware analysis with focus on Android malware.
  • Mobile forensics targeting Android Apps.
  • File / data sets analysis with respect cybersecurity (see here).

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Short bio – current profile

Dr. Frank Breitinger is an Associate Professor for Digital Forensic Science at the University of Lausanne (VD, CH). Before, he was an Assistant Professor at the Hilti Chair for Data and Application Security of the University Liechtenstein (6/2019 to 4/2021) and at the University of New Haven (CT, US; 08/2014 to 08/2019) where he also acted as the co-director of the University of New Haven Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG, http://www.unhcfreg.com). His teaching and research interests are cybersecurity and digital forensics. Additional information about him and his work is on his website (https://www.fbreitinger.de).

Medium bio – current profile

Dr. Frank Breitinger received the B.S. degree in computer science from the University of Applied Sciences in Mannheim (2009, Germany), his M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt (2011, Germany) and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Technical University Darmstadt (2014). He was self-employed for 5 years, a visiting researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology to lead NIST SP 800-168 on Approximate Matching and interned as a software developer for the University of Maryland and the sobedi GmbH (Mannheim, Germany). From 9/2014 to 8/2019 he was an Assistant Professor of computer science at the University of New Haven, CT before accepting an Assistant Professor position at the Hilti Chair for Data and Application Security at the University of Liechtenstein (6/2019-4/2021). He joined the University of Lausanne (CH) in April 2021 as a tenured Associate Professor.  His research focus is cybersecurity and digital forensics where he has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, chaired an international conference in Manhattan and serves as a reviewer on several program committees. Additional information about him and his work is on his website (https://www.fbreitinger.de).

Short bio – education

Dr. Frank Breitinger is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne and has extensive experience in the areas of cybersecurity and digital Forensics. Before completing his PhD at the Technical University Darmstadt and CASED (Center for Advanced Security research Darmstadt), he attained his Bachelor’s degree at the University of applied sciences Mannheim and his Master’s degree at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt (all in Germany). In addition to his academic career, he was self-employed for 5 years, interned at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and worked as a software developer for the University of Maryland and the sobedi GmbH (Mannheim, Germany). From 9/2014 to 8/2019 he worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Haven, CT, and from 6/2019 to 4/2021 as an Assistant Professor at the Hilti Chair for Data and Application Security at the University of Liechtenstein.

Full CV

The full resumé / CV is available for download here (please see date at the end; for a newer version please contact me).

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