Brent ByungHoon Kang received Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley, M.S. from the University of Maryland at College Park, and B.S. from Seoul National University. He currently serves as Chief Professor of Graduate School of Information Security at School of Computing at KAIST. He has also been with George Mason University as an associate professor in the Volgenau School of Engineering. His academic services include Program Committee for IEEE Security and Privacy, ACM CCS, USENIX SECURITY, and Tutorial co-chair for ACM CCS.
His research interests include designing Trusted Computing Environment (TCE) and securing host system based on the TCE (e.g., System integrity monitors , HW-based trusted execution environment, Memory address translation integrity (http://breakthroughs.kaist.ac.kr/?post_no=163), Code-Reuse-Attack(CRA) defenses, Heap memory defenses, Malware analysis and Dialects computing).
He has been advising and educating the next-generation cyber security researchers, managers, the federal workforce and policy makers. He has created a series of NSF-funded hands-on Information Assurance (IA) education program, and his research efforts has been sponsored by ONR, NRF, IARPA, ARO, NSF, ADD, ETRI, NIPA (Brain Scouting Program), TIAA-CREF Faculty Fellowship, Bank of America, SK Telecom and Samsung.