Stephen Schwab



M.S., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Electrical Engineering Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley


Stephen Schwab is currently a Research Director in the USC Information Sciences Institute's Networking and Cybersecurity Division. His broad area of research is cybersecurity, growing out of earlier work in operating systems, parallel computing and networking. At ISI he is PI for several DARPA project continuing a 20-year arc of research in Evaluation of Cybersecurity Prototypes and Networked Systems. Recent projects have focused on forecasting and attributing malicious attacks, as well as detecting malicious tampering in embedded firmware. He leads teams that often build the research infrastructure, including the testbed hardware and software, as well as the experimental environments and scenarios, in which to rigorously evaluate novel capabilities and research advances.