Daniel Marino

Dan's research strives to help developers build secure software and systems.  Since joining Symantec Research Labs in 2011, he has worked in a variety of areas including secure cloud computing, analysis of software vulnerabilities, and mobile device security.  Dan has collaborated closely with Symantec product teams, including most recently with the Advance Threat Protection team to design novel technology that efficiently processes rich endpoint behavioral data to uncover security incidents. Prior to joining Symantec, Dr. Marino completed his graduate work at UCLA in the area of Programming Languages & Systems, which was recognized with the ACM SIGPLAN Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Selected Academic Papers

  • Harbormaster: Policy Enforcement for Containers
    Mingwei Zhang, Daniel Marino, Petros Efstathopoulos
    In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom'15)

    We present Harbormaster, a system that improves the security of running Docker containers on shared infrastructure. Harbormaster enforces policies on container management operations, allowing administrators to implement the principle of least privilege.