Symantec Research Labs
Petros Efstathopoulos is a Technical Director at Symantec Research Labs in Culver City, CA. He holds Ph.D. And M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece (NTUA). During his Ph.D. he worked on the Asbestos operating system, which introduced decentralized information flow control to contain the effects of bugs and provide improved security.
Petros has been working on the design and implementation of a variety of computer systems, including operating systems and kernel development, storage and file systems, security, distributed systems, virtualization, and systems networking. Since joining Symantec Research Labs in 2009 he has made contributions in the areas of next-generation storage/backup systems, portable storage security, and datacenter security. Recently, he has been involved in network security and privacy research, including mobile and IoT security, with a focus on enterprise environments. As a member of SRL he has authored multiple research papers and numerous patents.