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Wil Robertson

Assistant Professor

Office:  260  West Village H
Phone: (617) 373-2136
Fax: (617) 373-5121
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Research areas
Web security, anomaly detection, program analysis, trusted computing

Professor Robertson is an interdisciplinary faculty member affiliated with the College of Computer and Information Science and the College of Engineering at Northeastern. Interested in protecting systems from attacks, he has focused his research on Web security, anomaly detection, program analysis, and electronic voting security. Professor Robertson is part of the International Secure Systems Lab, a European and U.S. computer security research effort co-directed by his Northeastern faculty colleague Engin Kirda.

Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty, Professor Robertson was a postdoctoral researcher in the computer security research group at UC Berkeley and a research assistant with the UC Santa Barbara SecLab.

He also co-founded and served as chief technology officer for WebWise Security, Inc., where he was involved in developing weblock, a high-speed anomaly-based Web application firewall.