Dr. Anup K. Ghosh is Research Professor and Chief Scientist in the Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS) at George Mason University. Ghosh is also founder of Secure Command, LLC, a security software start-up developing next generation Internet security products for corporate networks Dr. Ghosh was previously Senior Scientist and Program Manager in the Advanced Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he managed an extensive portfolio of information assurance and information operations programs. Ghosh is also founder of Secure Command, a software security company that commercializes next generation security research. Ghosh's research focuses combating malicious software within the enterprise. He has developed novel approaches for securing desktops using virtualization. He is also developing techniques for detecting malicious code within enterprise networks by classifying network traffic flows.
Ghosh previously served in executive management as Vice President of Research at Cigital, Inc. He has served as principal investigator on contracts from DARPA, NSA, and NIST's Advanced Technology Program and has written more than 40 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles. Ghosh is also author of three books on computer network defense. Ghosh serves on the editorial board of IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine and has been guest editor for IEEE Software and IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. Ghosh is currently a member of the Committee on Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces for the Naval Studies Board, National Research Council. Ghosh is a Senior Member of the IEEE. For his contributions to DoD's information assurance, Dr. Ghosh was awarded the Frank B. Rowlett Trophy for Individual Contributions by the National Security Agency in November 2005, a Federal government wide award. He was also awarded the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service for his contributions while at DARPA. In 2005, Worcester Polytechnic Institute awarded Dr. Ghosh its Hobart Newell Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Profession. Ghosh has previously been awarded the IEEE's Millenium Medal for Outstanding Contributions to E-Commerce Security. Ghosh completed is Ph.D. and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
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