Brad Reaves is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and a member of the Wolfpack Security and Privacy Research (WSPR) Lab.

His research is dedicated to measuring and improving the security and privacy of computer systems, with a particular emphasis on telephone networks and software for mobile platforms. This work has addressed detection and measurement of mobile malware in the wild, identified systemic risks in developing world mobile money systems, and provided new techniques to distinguish legitimate and fraudulent phone calls. His research integrates knowledge from fields as diverse as signal processing and digital communications; data science, machine learning, and statistics; cryptography; program analysis; reverse engineering; and Internet and telephone networks.

Research Areas

  • Cyber Security


Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Florida, 2017

CSC Fall Courses

  • CSC 574-001 LEC Comp & Net Secur   TTh 4:30pm-5:45pm   Room: 2207 Engineering Building 3

  • CSC 574-601 LEC Comp & Net Secur      Room: Distance Education - Online


  • Best Paper at the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec) - 2013