PhD, Research Associate at PRA Lab.
Currently, his research interests are mainly focused on the security of Android devices
. During the past years he concentrated on network based anomaly detection systems
, with a particular focus on the analysis of the application layer payload for the detection of attacks against web servers and applications. He developed several algorithms, among which McPAD
The source code (Java) is available for both McPAD
Within PRA Lab Davide Ariu is also responsible for coordinating the activities inherent the partipation of the Lab in european, national, and regional projects. Currently, he is the project manager of the MAVEN (Management and Authenticity Verification of multimedia contENts) european project.
Since 2008, Davide Ariu has also teached several classes for faculties of Engineering, Medicina e Chirurgia, and Scienze della Formazione at the University of Cagliari. At present he is one of the instructors for the Seminar of Computer Security
at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and for the class of Computer Science of the graduation program on Healtcare Assistance.
Curriculum vitae [pdf].