Dr. Susanta Nanda is a Researcher at Symantec Research Labs in Culver City, CA. He received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in 2000, his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University in 2004, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stony Brook University in 2007. Prior to graduate school from 2000 to 2002 he worked for the Database Systems research department at Bell Labs. He has also worked as a research intern at IBM Watson Research Center.
His Ph.D. research developed of techniques and tools related to intrusion detection/prevention, attack signature generation, operating system level virtualization, disaster recovery, and binary analysis and instrumentation.
His research interests include software security, virtualization technologies, and data protection. His current research focuses on technologies to improve end-point security and management. He has developed a patent-pending technology that protects end-points from leaking sensitive user data from web-browser transactions and that prevents malicious browser downloads from permanently damaging end-points.