vivek balachandran

Dr. Vivek Balachandran is currently an Associate Professor with Singapore Institute of Technology and the Deputy CEO of Verbosecurity Pte. Ltd. He has been in the field of cybersecurity for over 14 years and in the field of computer science for over 20 years. 

He completed his Ph.D on Software Security from Nanyang Technological University Singapore and has worked as a Research Scientist with the Agency of Science, Technology and Research. 

As an academic he teaches cyber security and computer science courses to students and is involved in various research projects related to Software Obfuscation, Android Malware Detection, Drone Security, AI enabled cyber-crime detection, Application Security, Compiler Optimization, Security Analytics, Quantum computing etc.

Latest News

My students' work is getting published in ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy, June 2024.

Lim, Joseph Guan Quan, Zhen Yu Kwok, Isaac Soon, Jun Xian Yong, Samuel Song Yuhao, Siti Halilah Binte Rosley, and Vivek Balachandran. "A-COPILOT: Android Covert Operation for Private Information Lifting and OTP Theft: A study on how Malware Masquerading as Legitimate Applications compromise Security and Privacy." In Proceedings of the Fourteenth ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy, pp. 155-157. 2024.

Mitigating ML Bias in Phishing Detection  Kulkarni, Aditya, Vivek Balachandran, Dinil Mon Divakaran, and Tamal Das. "Mitigating Bias in Machine Learning Models for Phishing Webpage Detection." In 2024 16th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), pp. 430-432. IEEE, 2024.