Nick Weaver


International Computer Science Institute

UC Berkeley

Nick Weaver is a currently a researcher at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) at UC Berkeley. He received his B.A. in Astrophysics and Computer Science in 1995, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2003 from the UC Berkeley. In 2003, he first joined ICSI as a postdoc and then as a staff researcher. His primary research focus is on network security, notably worms, botnets, and other internet-scale attacks, and network measurement. Other areas have included both hardware acceleration and software parallelization of network intrusion detection, defenses for DNS resolvers, and tools for detecting ISP-introduced manipulations of a user's network connection.