Doktorand Andrés Gómez (Computer Scientist)


Andres Gomez Ramirez

Workgroup:
Infrastruktur und Rechnersysteme in der Informationsverarbeitung (IRI)
Goethe Universität Frankfurt
Hauspostfach 23 (IRI)
Senckenberganlage 31
60325 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Phone +49-69-798-36104
Fax +49-69-798-36104
E-Mail andres.gomez@cern.ch, andres.gomez@iri.uni-frankfurt.de

Research Interests

  • Computer security for complex and distributed systems.
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence for computer security.
  • Intrusion detection systems.
  • Automatic system hardening and vulnerability exploitation.
  • Automatic vulnerability discovery.
  • Grid and cloud computing.

Education

  • 2011, Bachelor on Computer Sciences, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia. Thesis: “Fast Selection of Radial Basis Function Network Centers Based on Marginal Data Analysis”. (Awarded thesis)
  • Current, PhD student on Computer Sciences. Infrastruktur und Rechnersysteme in der Informationsverarbeitung (IRI). Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

Publications

  • A. Gomez Ramirez, C. Lara, U. Kebschull for the ALICE Collaboration. Intrusion Prevention and Detection in Grid computing - The ALICE Case, Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS). http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/664/6/062017.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, M. Martinez Pedreira, C. Grigoras, L. Betev, C. Lara and U. Kebschull for the ALICE Collaboration. A Security Monitoring Framework For Virtualization Based HEP Infrastructures. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 898(10):102004, 2017. https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.04782.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, C. Lara, L. Betev, D. Bilanovic, U. Kebschull for the ALICE Collaboration. Arhuaco: Deep Learning and Isolation Based Security for Distributed High-Throughput Computing. Manuscript submitted to J. Grid Computing (2018). https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.04179.
  • H. Engel, T. Alt, T. Breitner, A. Gomez Ramirez, T. Kollegger, M. Krzewicki, J. Lehrbach, D. Rohrband, U. Kebschull on behalf of the ALICE collaboration. The ALICE high-level trigger read-out upgrade for LHC Run 2. IOP: Journal of Instrumentation (JINST). https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-0221/11/01/C01041/pdf. 2015.
  • The ALICE Collaboration, Technical Design Report for the Upgrade of the Online-Offline Computing System. https://cds.cern.ch/record/2011297/files/. 2015.
  • J. Lehrbach, M. Krzewicki, D. Rohr, H. Engel, A. Gomez Ramirez, V. Lindenstruth, D Berzano, and ALICE Collaboration. ALICE HLT Cluster operation during ALICE Run 2. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 898(8):082027, 2017.
  • The Alice collaboration. O2 : A novel combined online and offline computing system for the alice experiment after 2018. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 513(1):012037, 2014.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, C. Lara, Udo Kebschull. Machine Learning Based Monitoring of HEP Computing Infrastructures. GSI Scientific Report 2016, doi:10.15120/GR-2017-1, page 364, Darmstadt, Germany, 2017.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, C. Lara, Udo Kebschull. Machine learning based monitoring of HEP computing infrastructures. CBM Progress Report 2016-Computing, page 163, Darmstadt, Germany, 2017.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez for the ALICE collaboration. Deep Learning and Isolation Based Security for Grid Computing. DPG Conference, HK 52.67, Bochum, Germany, March 2018.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, Camilo Lara, Udo Kebschull. Intrusion prevention and detection in Grid computing. ALICE Tier-1/2 Workshop. Torino, Italy, 2015.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, Camilo Lara, Udo Kebschull. Alice computing monitoring: O2, security and debugging. FSP ALICE Meeting 2017 – Buchenau, Eiterfeld.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, Camilo Lara, Udo Kebschull. HLT Cluster Monitoring. ALICE Germany Meeting, 2016.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, Camilo Lara, Udo Kebschull. Improving Grid Security for HEP an AliEn implementation. FSP ALICE meeting 2015.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, Camilo Lara, Udo Kebschull. Computer Security in the ALICE experiment: detecting and reacting to cyber-attacks. FSP ALICE meeting. 2014.
  • A. Gomez Ramirez, Camilo Lara, Udo Kebschull. Improving Grid Security for HEP. 26th CBM Collaboration Meeting 2015.
  • Full list of papers as member of the ALICE Collaboration: http://inspirehep.net/author/profile/A.Gomez.ramirez.2

Vulnerabilities (CVE) Publications

Software

Events

  • "Improving Grid Security for HEP". 26th CBM Collaboration Meeting. 2015.
  • "Improving Grid Security for HEP – an AliEn implementation". FSP ALICE meeting. 2015.
  • "Intrusion Prevention and Detection in Grid computing - The ALICE Case ", Proc. CHEP, Okinawa, Japan. 2015.
  • "Tails: a technical overview". Debian Conference 2015 The annual Debian developer meeting. Slides link. Video link. 2015.
  • "Intrusion prevention and detection in Grid computing". ALICE Tier-1/2 Workshop. Torino, Italy. 2015.
  • "Computer Security in the ALICE experiment: detecting and reacting to cyber-attacks". FSP ALICE meeting. 2014.
  • "Surveillance States: Colombian Chapter". DragonJar Security Conference 2014. Slides link. Video link.
  • "Seguridad en Grid Computing, el caso del CERN". DragonJar Security Conference 2014. Slides link. Video link.
  • "Defense Techniques in Operation Systems". JOIN 2010, Research on Engineering Conference. Medellín, Colombia. GITA research group. 2010.
  • "Simulation of an Intelligent Intrusion Detection System", the national congress on Computational Intelligence, Medellín, Colombia. GEPAR research group. 2010.

Job experience

  • 2013-current, ALICE LHC: High Level Trigger cluster monitoring, provisioning, development.
  • 2011-2013 FluidSignal Group Security Analyst. Tasks: Penetration testing, source code auditing, vulnerability assessment, security researching. Ethical hacking for banks, software development companies and internet service providers.
  • 2009-2011 Universidad de Antioquia, Central Library. Software developer. Tasks: Web application development with php, MySql and Oracle. Database administration, Oracle – Olib. 
  • 2008 Universidad de Antioquia, Central Library. Software developer assistant. Tasks: computer equipment maintenance, software and hardware installation, web application programming with java, JavaScript, JSP and Oracle.

Projects

  • 2013-2015, CERN Large Hadron Collider ALICE, Technical Design Report for the Upgrade of the Online-Offline Computing System.
  • 2013-2015, ALICE-HLT cluster monitoring with Ganglia/Zabbix.
  • 2013-2015, ALICE-HLT cluster hardware provisioning.
  • 2013-2015, ALICE-HLT cluster automatic configuration with puppet.
  • 2011 “Fast Selection of Radial Basis Function Network Centers Based on Marginal Data Analysis”. Career final research project developed for the degree of Computer Sciences, GEPAR research group. (Awarded thesis)
  • 2011 Andrés Gómez, Cesar Uribe, and Claudia Isaza, “Intelligent Virtual Camera Management for Videoconferencing based on Face Detection and Speech Recognition”. 11th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, Córdoba, Spain. Submitted 2011. GEPAR research group.
  • 2009 “Evolutionary Design of Artificial Neural Networks for pornography detection”. Research project carried out in SICOSIS research group, Computer Sciences Department, Universidad de Antioquia.
  • 2008 “Identification of pornographic images using Feed Forward Artificial Neural Networks”. Final class project, SICOSIS research group, Computer Sciences Department, Universidad de Antioquia.
  • 2007 “Design of a MPI Parallel Algorithm for Training Multilayer Neural Networks, applied to handwritten character recognition”. Final class project, SICOSIS research group, Computer Sciences Department, Universidad de Antioquia. Platform: Linux Rocks. Programming Language: C/C++. Framework: Sun Grid Engine (SGE) and Message Passing Interface (MPI).

Teaching

Call for Students: We are looking for students (Diploma/BSC/MSC/Projektpraktikum) at Frankfurt University for research in the following fields of interest.

  • Security for distributed systems.