Prof. Dr. Seungjoo (Gabriel) Kim

Hello, I am Seungjoo Gabriel Kim (Nick : Pr0xy5kim). I am a full professor of Undergraduate Department of Cyber Defense / Graduate School of Information Security in Korea University, a member of CIST(Center for Information Security Technologies) of Korea University, a vice-director of CW-TEC(Cyber Weapon Test and Evaluation Center) of Korea University, a head of SANE(Security Analysis aNd Evaluation) Lab, an advisor of 'CyKor'(Cyber security club at Korea university), a founder/advisory director of a hacker group, 'HARU' and an international security & hacking conference,' SECUINSIDE'.

Prior to joining a tenure-track faculty member at Korea University in 2011, I was previously an Assistant & Associate Professor of School of Information and Communication Engineering in Sungkyunkwan University for 7 years ('04~'11). Before that, I worked as a Team Leader of Cryptographic Technology Team and (CC-based) IT Security Evaluation Team of KISA(Korea Internet & Security Agency) for 5 years ('98~'04). I received my B.S. ('94), M.S. ('96), and Ph.D. ('99) in Information Engineering from Sungkyunkwan University, Korea.

Also, I have served as a visiting professor of Korea Military Academy, and an executive committee member of Korean E-Government, an advisory committee member of several public and private organizations such as NIS(National Intelligence Service), Digital Investigation Advisory Committee of Supreme Prosecutors' Office, Ministry of Justice, The Bank of Korea, ETRI(Electronic and Telecommunication Research Institute), KISA, and Daum Kakao Corp. etc. Besides these, I technically advised the SBS TV drama, "Phantom" and the movie, "The Berlin File".

I have written 8 books, 71 SCI(E) papers, 29 patents, and according to Google Scholar, the citations to my works are 3400+. My ultimate research objective is to detect and correct threats as early as possible during the development process. Especially, I focus on Security Engineering & SDL(Security Development Lifecycle) including (1) Threat-Risk Modeling, (2) Provably Secure Design, (3) Automated Verification of Security Implementations (HW / SW / FW), (4) Penetration Testing, (5) Secure Over-The-Air Software Updates, and (6) Security Evaluation & Certification (including CMVP, CC, C&A, SSE-CMM). If you want to know more, click here : Introduction to SANE Lab. (.PPT)

Also, Our lab's R&Ds mainly focus on 'Penetration Testing' & 'Security Evaluation/Certification Consulting'. Till now we we have gotten some notable achievements :

Highlights of Recent Researches & Activities