Version 1.5b Castle in the Sky
Speaker: Zakir Durumeric
Zakir Durumeric is a Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science at the University of Michigan and the 2014 Google Ph.D. Fellow in Computer Security. His research focuses on network security, particularly how global network measurement can inform and improve the security of distributed systems. Zakir is widely known for creating ZMap—the Internet-wide network scanner capable of scanning the entire public IPv4 address space in minutes. Most recently, he was involved in uncovering the Logjam attack and widespread failures in the real-world deployment of Diffie-Hellman key exchanges. Zakir was named one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators under 35 in 2015. He received his M.S. from the University of Michigan in 2013.