dr. A. Sperotto MSc (Anna)

Assistant Professor

About Me

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

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

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


Intrusion Detection
Denial-Of-Service Attack
High Speed Networks
Data Analysis
Electronic Mail
Learning Systems
Computer Science
Time Series
World Wide Web
Data Flow Analysis


van der Toorn, O. I., van Rijswijk, R. M., Geesink, B., & Sperotto, A. (2018). Melting the Snow: Using Active DNS Measurements to Detect Snowshoe Spam Domains. In NOMS2018: the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium IEEE.
Steinberger, J., Kuhnert, B., Dietz, C., Ball, L., Sperotto, A., Baier, H., ... Dreo Rodosek, G. (2018). DDoS Defense using MTD and SDN. Paper presented at 16th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium 2018, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China.
Hofstede, R., Pras, A., Sperotto, A., & Dreo Rodosek, G. (2018). Flow-Based Compromise Detection: Lessons Learned. IEEE security & privacy, 16(1), 82-89. DOI: 10.1109/MSP.2018.1331021
Jonker, M., & Sperotto, A. (2017). Measuring exposure in DDoS protection services. In 2017 13th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) IEEE. DOI: 10.23919/CNSM.2017.8255991
Jonker, M., King, A., Krupp, J., Rossow, C., Sperotto, A., & Dainotti, A. (2017). Millions of targets under attack: a macroscopic characterization of the DoS ecosystem. 100-113. Paper presented at 2017 ACM Internet Measurement Conference, IMC 2017, London, United Kingdom.DOI: 10.1145/3131365.3131383
Sperotto, A., van der Toorn, O., & van Rijswijk, R. (2017). TIDE – Threat Identification using Active DNS Measurements. 65-67. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication, ACM SIGCOMM 2017, Los Angeles, United States.DOI: 10.1145/3123878.3131988
Bajpai, V., Kühlewind, M., Ott, J., Schoenwaelder, J., Sperotto, A., & Trammell, B. (2017). Challenges with Reproducibility. 1-4. Paper presented at Reproducibility Workshop, Reproducibility 2017, Los Angeles, United States.DOI: 10.1145/3097766.3097767
Kuhnert, B., Steinberger, J., Baier, H., Sperotto, A., & Pras, A. (2017). Booters and Certificates: An Overview of TLS in the DDoS-as-a-Service Landscape. In P. Lorenz, & J. Trienekens (Eds.), ACCSE 2017: The Second International Conference on Advances in Computation, Communications and Services (pp. 37). IARIA/Thinkmind.

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11), room 5098
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
Zilverling  5098
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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