Trishank Kuppusamy

Ph.D. Graduate

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Trishank Karthik Kuppusamy is a PhD graduate of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering where he worked with Prof. Justin Cappos on software update security. He led the specification for Uptane, which aims to secure software updates for automobiles. He also worked on improving the security and efficiency of The Update Framework (TUF), a predecessor to Uptane, which is being integrated by Haskell, OCaml, Ruby, Rust, and Python, and is being used in production by LEAP, Flynn, VMware, DigitalOcean, Cloudflare, CoreOS, and Docker.

New York University Tandon School of Engineering2017

Ph.D., Computer Science

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences2009

Master of Science, Computer Science


Research Interests


Specifically, software update security. Generally, security and privacy.