Herbert Bos

Herbert Bos

Full Professor

VU Amsterdam


Herbert Bos is full professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and co-leads the VUSec Systems Security research group with Cristiano Giuffrida and Erik van der Kouwe.

He obtained an ERC Starting Grant to work on reverse engineering and an NWO VICI grant to work on vulnerability detection. These and other systems security topics are still close to his heart. Other research interests include OS design, networking, and dependable systems.

Herbert moved to The Netherlands after approximately four years at the Universiteit Leiden. Before that he obtained his Ph.D. from the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, followed by a brief stint at KPN Research (now TNO Telecom).