Carsten Willems

Carsten Willems

Carsten Willems is an independent software developer with 10 years’ experience. He has a special interest in the development of security tools related to malware research. He is the creator of the CWSandbox, an automated malware analysis tool. The tool, which he developed as a part of his thesis for his master’s degree in computer security at RWTH Aachen, is now distributed by Sunbelt Software in Clearwater, FL. He is currently working on his PhD thesis, titled “Automatic Malware Classification,” at the University of Mannheim. In November 2006 he was awarded third place at the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (CAST) for his work titled “Automatic Behaviour Analysis of Malware.” In addition, Carsten has created several office and e-business products. Most recently, he has developed SAGE GS-SHOP, a client-server online shopping system that has been installed over 10,000 times. Carsten wrote Chapter 10.

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