Dr. Frank Breitinger

Assistant Professor &
Co-Director of Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG)

University of New Haven – Tagliatela College of Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Research interests

  • Cyber Security 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 cyber security (see here).


Are you interested in a collaboration? Send me an E-Mail, I’m looking forward to it.

Short bio – current profile

Dr. Frank Breitinger is an assistant professor of Computer Science at the Tagliatela College of Engineering at the University of New Haven, CT (ECECS department). His research is carried out in the University of New Haven Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG, where he also acts as co-director. His teaching and research interest is cybersecurity and digital forensics. Additional information about him and his work is on his website (

Short bio – education

Dr. Frank Breitinger is an Assistant Professor at the University of New Haven (CT) and has extensive experience in the areas of cybersecurity and Cyber Forensics. Before completing his PhD at the Technical University Darmstadt and CASED (Center for Advanced Security research Darmstadt), he attained his Bachelor degree at the University of applied sciences Mannheim and his Master 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 and worked as a software developer for the University of Maryland and the sobedi GmbH (Mannheim, Germany).

Full CV

The full resumé / CV is available here for download (please see date, for the latest version please send an E-Mail).

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