Justin Cappos

Justin Cappos

Assistant Professor

Security, Operating Systems, Networks


Justin Cappos is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering department at New York University. Justin's research philosophy focuses on improving real world systems, often by addressing issues that arise in practical deployments.

His dissertation work was on Stork, the first package manager designed for environments that use operating system virtualization, such as cloud computing. Improvements in Stork, particularly relating to security, have been widely adopted and are used on the majority of Linux systems. More information about his projects and publications is available at http://isis.poly.edu/~jcappos/index.php

Research Interests

Practical security, virtualization, cloud computing, software update systems, testbeds