MIDAS – Siddharth Bhatia – PSW #660
Siddharth Bhatia is a PhD student at National University of Singapore. Siddharth’s research is supported by a Presidents Graduate Fellowship and he has been recognized as a Young Researcher in the ACM Heidelberg Laureate Forum. Siddharth has done breakthrough work in streaming anomaly detection. His research, MIDAS, finds anomalies or malicious entities in real-time. MIDAS can be used to detect intrusions, Denial of Service (DoS), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, financial fraud and fake ratings. MIDAS also provides theoretical guarantees on the false positives and is three orders of magnitude faster than existing state of the art solutions.