Dr. Ching-Hao Mao
Edited by Startup Terrace Global Hack 2020 Editorial Team
▲ Dr. Ching-Hao Mao, VP & Director General, Cybersecurity Technology Institute (CSTI), Institute for Information Industry (III)
Dr. Ching-Hao Mao
VP & Director General, Cybersecurity Technology Institute (CSTI), Institute for Information Industry (III)
Dr. Ching-Hao Mao is the Vice President and Director General, Cyber Security Technology Institute (CSTI), Institute for Information Industry (III) in Taiwan, where he has been the technical leader in data analytics and security intelligence. He has great knowledge about data science and six years of practical experience in cybersecurity
Dr. Mao earned his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and was a member of the Intelligent System Laboratory. He was a visiting scholar at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Mao joined the iCAST (International Collaboration for Advancing Security Technology) project from 2006 to 2008 and the Taiwan Information Security Center (TWISC) from 2005 to 2010 for the research of network security. His research interests are network security and data mining, more specifically, learning and inferring from a graphical model for causal relations of malicious network behaviors. He is also interested in botnet related issues, such as Fast-flux, phishing and spam emails, and web application security issues, such as web mimicry attacks and obfuscated attacks.
He has published over 30 international conference and journal papers. Dr. Mao has earned the following honors and awards: the Best Newcomer Award by III in 2015, the Excellent Paper Award by III in 2012, and 2014; the College Outstanding Youth Award by the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 2010; the Best Student Paper Award by the 19th Cryptology and Information Security Conference in Taiwan in 2009; the Scholarship of Graduate Research by the Computer Society of the Republic of China, Taiwan in 2008. He was also the Showcased Honoree in the category of Information Security Practitioner of (ISC)² Asia-Pacific ISLA program in 2016. Dr. Mao has obtained the following certifications: Oracle Certified Professional, Java EE 5 Web Component Developer (OCPJWCD, SCWCD) in 2012, Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) in 2011, Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Introduction in 2008 and Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) in 2001.