I am Professor at the Design and Analysis of Communication Systems (DACS) group at the University of Twente.

My research interests are network monitoring, intrusion detection, network security, and network management.

For more info, visit my website at http://annasperotto.org/


  • Computer Science

    • Attack
    • Domain Name System
    • Internet
    • Service
    • Domains
    • Denial of Service Attack
    • Detection
    • Management Infrastructure


Ancillary activities

  • European UnionEU expert group


Swamp of┬áReflectors: Investigating the┬áEcosystem of┬áOpen DNS ResolversIn Passive and Active Measurement - 25th International Conference, PAM 2024, Proceedings (pp. 3-18). Springer. Yazdani, R., Jonker, M. & Sperotto, A.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-56252-5_1
Mirrors in the Sky: On the Potential of Clouds in DNS Reflection-based Denial-of-Service AttacksIn Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (pp. 263-275). Association for Computing Machinery. Yazdani, R., Hilton, A., van der Ham, J., van Rijswijk - Deij, R. M., Deccio, C., Sperotto, A. & Jonker, M.https://doi.org/10.1145/3545948.3545959Saving Brian's privacy: The perils of privacy exposure through reverse DNSIn IMC '22: Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 1-13). Association for Computing Machinery. van der Toorn, O., van Rijswijk - Deij, R., Sommese, R., Sperotto, A. & Jonker, M.https://doi.org/10.1145/3517745.3561424Investigating the impact of DDoS attacks on DNS infrastructureIn Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 51-64). Association for Computing Machinery. Sommese, R., Claffy, K., van Rijswijk - Deij, R. M., Chattopadhyay, A., Dainotti, A., Sperotto, A. & Jonker, M.https://doi.org/10.1145/3517745.3561458Proactive threat detection: A DNS based approach. University of Twente. van der Toorn, O. I.https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036554428Addressing the challenges of modern DNS: a comprehensive tutorial, Article 100469. van der Toorn, O., Müller, M., Dickinson, S., Hesselman, C., Sperotto, A. & van Rijswijk - Deij, R.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosrev.2022.100469

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Courses academic year 2023/2024

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Courses academic year 2022/2023

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