Adam Oest
My name is Adam Oest.
I am a computer science Ph.D student at the SEFCOM lab at Arizona State University. My research interests include web security, mobile security, online privacy, and CS education.

My current work, under the supervision of Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn and in cooperation with PayPal, focuses on protecting users from social engineering attacks by enhancing anti-phishing infrastructure.

My hobbies include photography and web development. Since 2006, I have been running, a highly-active community devoted to providing support for Pentax camera users.
Ph.D in Computer Science, Arizona State University (2017-Present)
Concentration: Information Assurance

Master of Science in Computer Science, Rochester Institute of Technology (2012-2013)
Concentration: Data Management

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Rochester Institute of Technology (2009-2012)
Highest Honors | Minors: Web Development, Spanish Language
Adam Oest, Yeganeh Safaei, Adam Doupé, Gail-Joon Ahn, Brad Wardman, and Gary Warner. "Inside a Phisher’s Mind: Understanding the Anti-phishing Ecosystem Through Phishing Kit Analysis," Electronic Crime Research (eCrime), 2018 APWG Symposium on, San Diego, 2018. [Download]

Adam Oest and Manjeet Rege, "Feedback-driven clustering for automated linking of web pages," 8th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2013), London, 2013, pp. 344-349. [Download (IEEE)]

Adam Oest, Ivona Bezáková, James Heliotis, and Sean Strout. 2013. Student development of board game strategies in a web-based graphical infrastructure (abstract only). In Proceeding of the 44th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '13). [Download (ACM)]

Ivona Bezakova, James Heliotis, Sean Strout, Adam Oest, and Paul Solt. 2012. Programming board-game strategies in the introductory CS sequence (abstract only). In Proceedings of the 43rd ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '12). [Download (ACM)]

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