Yoohwan Kim

Computer science professor at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)
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Yoohwan Kim is a computer scientist who conducts research on blockchain scalability, data privacy on blockchain, blockchain application architecture, and smart contract applications. His other research interests include computer networks, data analytics, secure network design, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) communications, and cyber-physical system (CPS) security. He has spearheaded an effort to develop a cybersecurity major at UNLV.

Prior to joining UNLV in 2004, Kim gained broad experience in the IT industry. His resumé includes working as a software engineer at Lucent Technologies to develop wireless networking equipment, a management information systems consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and a database programmer at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also co-founded a technology start-up for internet advertising.

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  • Every year I have to look up new websites, new malware. Even so, it will be out of date when they get out. The fundamental technologies are still the same. The payload, the shell code. Just a tiny bit has changed, but the framework is just the same.

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