Bio

He received his PhD in industrial and systems engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2009. He received an MS degree in industrial engineering from KAIST in 2000. He received a BS degree in industrial management from KAIST in 1998.
He founded A3 Security Consulting, the first information security consulting company in South Korea in 1999. Also, he was a member and the last leader of KUS (KAIST UNIX Society), the legendary hacking group in South Korea. Currently he is an associate professor in Graduate School of Information Security, Korea University. His recent research is focused on solving many security problems in online games based on the user behavior analysis. Before joining Korea University, he was a technical director (TD) and a head of information security department of NCSOFT (2004-2010), one of the most famous MMORPG companies in the world.

Education

  • 1994.3-1998.2 BS, Industrial Management, KAIST
  • 1998.3-2000.2 MS, Industrial Engineering, KAIST
  • 2000.3-2009.2 Ph.D, Industrial and System Engineering, KAIST

Work Experiences

  • 2015.3- present Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Security, Korea University 
  • 2016.3 - 2017.2 Visiting Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • 2015.9 - 2015.12 Head of Cyber Security Department, Graduate School of Information Security, Korea University 
  • 2010.3- 2015.2 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Information Security, Korea University
  • 2004.5- 2010.2 Head of Information Security Department/Technical Director (TD), NCSOFT
  • 1999.8 Founder, A3 Security Consulting

Affiliations

  • Graduate School of Information Security, Korea University (Graduate School) 
  • Department of Cyber Defense, Korea University (Undergraduate) 
  • Center for Information Security (CIST), Korea University

Publications

Patent

Awards

  • 2003.12.31 정보통신 분야 유공자 표창 수여
  • 2004.12.21 "NC Rookie 상", 2004년 NC모범사원시상
  • 2007.01.02 "NC 대상", 2006년 엔씨종합시상-엔씨대상
  • 2012.12.10 "국내논문상", 2012년 한국정보보호학회 학술상 
  • 2014 "최우수논문상", 국방정보보호컨퍼런스 2014
  • 2015 "최우수논문상", 국방정보보호컨퍼런스 2015
  • 2015.5 "Best paper award (runner-up)", SIMPLEX 2015 (www.simplexconf.net)
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