Internet Commerce Security Laboratory (ICSL)

Malware and Reverse Engineering Conference (MRE-2019)

1st and 2nd of July

We are pleased to announce that the Malware Reverse Engineering Conference will be held on the 1st and 2nd of July, 2019. Following the success of the previously held workshops in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. 2019 promises to be bigger than ever.

MRE-2019 is a bridge between industry, law enforcement and academia, with a strong focus on practical results from research and development projects in malware reversing.

The conference aims to cover:

  • Reverse engineering methods, analyses and algorithms
  • Behavioural and attribution analysis of malware
  • Impacts into the financial sector and government agencies
  • Advanced monitoring schemes for Malware attacks


Registration for MRE-2019 will open early in 2019.


Westpac Head Office, Kent St, Sydney.

2019 program and keynote speakers

Planning has commenced for the 2019 Malware Reverse Engineering Conference. If you are interested in providing a presentation or would like information to be forwarded to you as soon as available, please advise Mrs Kylie Turville, Keep an eye on this page as information will be added as soon as available.

Assistant Professor Andrea Lanzi - The University of Milan, Italy

About Andrea: Andrea is currently an Assistant Professor at Universita` degli studi di Milano (The University of Milan) in the Computer Science Department, Italy where he is leading LaSER (Systems and Network Security lab). He is interested in several aspects of Cyber Security. In particular, his main area of research deals with Host Intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS), memory errors exploitation, reverse engineering, malware and forensic analysis. In recent years he has mainly studied the application of emulation/virtualization and compiler techniques for malware analysis and detection in Android context. In addition he has been working on analyzing large-scale security malware datasets to investigate the behavior of current cyber threats.

Organising committee

Our organising committee is composed of security researchers and engineers from academia and industry.

  • Iqbal Gondal, Chair - Director, Internet Commerce Security Laboratory, Federation University Australia
  • Lorenzo Cavallaro  - Chair in Cybersecurity, Security & Systems, King's College London
  • Paul J. Watson - ASD, Defence Department
  • Paul Black - PhD candidate, ICSL
  • Scott Brown - Principal Advisor, Threat Analysis and Hunting, Rio Tinto
  • Gabe Davis - Federal Agent, Cybercrime Operations, AFP Australia
  • Christian Teutenberg - Threat Research and Intelligence, Security Operation, Telstra


There are plenty of opportunities for sponsorship support and we welcome interest in sponsorship from the security industry and other partners. Please contact Dr Iqbal Gondal, Director ICSL if you are interested in discussing sponsorship opportunities.