Tudor Dumitras is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and a member of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.
Dumitras’ research focuses primarily on data-driven (Big Data) approaches to problems in system security and dependability. He works on building infrastructures for data storage and analysis to improve real-world systems.
Dumitras received his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. He was most recently a senior research engineer at Symantec Research Labs, where he designed and implemented the Worldwide Intelligence Network Environment (WINE), a platform for conducting data intensive experiments in cybersecurity.
2013. A study of unpredictability in fault-tolerant middleware. Computer Networks. 57(3):682-698.
2012. The Provenance of WINE. Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC), 2012 Ninth European. :126-131.
2012. Ask WINE: Are We Safer Today? Evaluating Operating System Security Through Big Data Analysis LEET'12 Proceedings of the 5th USENIX conference on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats. :11-11.
2012. Before We Knew It: An Empirical Study of Zero-day Attacks in the Real World. CCS '12 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM conference on Computer and Communications Security. :833-844.
2011. Cloud software upgrades: Challenges and opportunities. 2011 International Workshop on the Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented and Cloud-Based Systems (MESOCA) . :1-10.
2011. Toward a Standard Benchmark for Computer Security Research: The Worldwide Intelligence Network Environment (WINE). BADGERS '11 Proceedings of the First Workshop on Building Analysis Datasets and Gathering Experience Returns for Security. :89-96.
2010. To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade: Impact of Online Upgrades Across Multiple Administrative Domains. OOPSLA'10 Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Object Oriented Programming Systems Languages and Applications. :865-876.
2009. Dependable, Online Upgrades in Enterprise Systems. OOPSLA'09 Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGPLAN Conference Companion on Object Oriented Programming Systems Languages and Applications. :743-744.
2009. Why Do Upgrades Fail and What Can We Do About It?: Toward Dependable, Online Upgrades in Enterprise System Middleware'09 Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Conference on Middleware. :18:1-18:20.
2009. No Downtime for Data Conversions: Rethinking Hot Upgrades (CMU-PDL-09-106). Parallel Data Laboratory.
2009. Toward Upgrades-as-a-service in Distributed Systems. Middleware'09 Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Conference on Middleware. :29:1-29:2.
2008. 1st ACM workshop on hot topics in software upgrades (HotSWUp 2008). OOPSLA Companion'08 Companion to the 23rd ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems Languages and Applications. :837-838.
2008. A Fault Model for Upgrades in Distributed Systems (CMU-PDL-08-115). Parallel Data Laboratory.
2007. Ecotopia: An Ecological Framework for Change Management in Distributed Systems. Architecting Dependable Systems IV. :262-286.
2007. Got Predictability?: Experiences with Fault-tolerant Middleware MC'07 Proceedings of the 2007 ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Conference on Middleware Companion. :20:1-20:22.
2006. Eye of the Beholder: Phone-Based Text-Recognition for the Visually-Impaired. 2006 10th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers. :145-146.
2005. Fault-Tolerant Middleware and the Magical 1%. Middleware 2005. :431-441.
2005. MEAD: support for Real-Time Fault-Tolerant CORBA. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. 17(12):1527-1545.
2005. Architecting and Implementing Versatile Dependability. Architecting Dependable Systems III. :212-231.
2004. Enabling On-chip Diversity Through Architectural Communication Design. ASP-DAC '04 Proceedings of the 2004 Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference. :799-805.
2003. Towards On-chip Fault-tolerant Communication. ASP-DAC '03 Proceedings of the 2003 Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference. :225-232.
2003. On-chip stochastic communication [SoC applications]. Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition, 2003. :790-795.