Michał Walkowski

Michał Walkowski

Research Assistant Professor

Wroclaw University of Technology


I am an Research Assistant Professor at the Wroclaw University of Technology - Faculty of Information and Communication Technology. Department of Telecommunications and ICT, field Cybersecurity.

I am also experienced IT Security Professional with many years working in private (Nokia, Santander, Vodeno) sector, including being Security Engeener and Penetration Tester. My IT Security knowledge and skills are backed up by the following certifications:

GXPN, GMOB, GCIH, GWAPT, Security clearances „UE: très secret ue/eu top secret”, Security clearances „NATO: cosmic top secret”.

If you’re interested, you can find more about my professional background on my LinkedIn profile.

  • Computer Security
  • Software Development
  • Development and Operations
  • Cloud Computing
  • PhD in Technical informatics and telecommunications, 2022

    Wroclaw University of Technology

  • MSc in Finance and Accountancy, 2016

    Wroclaw University of Economics and Business

  • BSc in Robotics, and Automation Engineering, 2014

    Wroclaw University of Technology


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(2023). Analysis of CVSS Vulnerability Base Scores in the Context of Exploits’ Availability. 2023 23rd International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON).

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(2023). Automated Calculation of CVSS v3.1 Temporal Score Based on Apache Log4j 2021 Vulnerabilities. 2023 International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM).

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(2022). Base Systems for Docker Containers - Security Analysis. 2022 International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM).

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BSc, MSc Thesis

For candidates:

I am looking forward to supervising student MSc and BSc thesis. As a first step please sent me mail with thesis proposal.

  1. Introduce yourself: Tell me in two or three sentences who you are. State your degree level and when you are planning to defend your thesis.
  2. Explain why you are interested in this research topic and what is your experience.
  3. Describe idea of your proposed work, especially research chapters. If possible, please refer to latest scientific articles.
  4. Take some time to think and try to fill in the following file on your own (BSc or MSc).

Current Students Supervision:

- [2023 - ...] Comparative analysis of selected ransomware attacks
- [2023 - ...] Security analysis of the DNS system
- [2023 - ...] OAuth 2.0 security analysis
- [2023 - ...] Comparative analysis of security between microservice and monolithic architectures

Sample Past Student Supervision (BSc and MSc):

- [2023 - 2024] Design of Lua scripts to detect network protocol vulnerabilities
- [2023 - 2024] Comparison of selected methods for data theft from devices connected to a public network
- [2023 - 2024] Project of secure implementation of a web application based on Docker technologies
- [2023 - 2024] Automating the process of vulnerability assessment for web applications using the Nuclei vulnerability scanner
- [2023 - 2024] Project of a network device auditing system
- [2023 - 2024] Comparison of the effectiveness of selected vulnerability scanners in web applications
- [2023 - 2024] Scanner project for detecting popular security vulnerabilities for LAN network
- [2023 - 2024] Implementation of a distributed Honeypot network in a LAN for the purpose of identifying and analyzing cyber attacks
- [2023 - 2024] Threat analysis, privacy protection and the role of artificial intelligence in the age of social media
- [2023 - 2024] Open-Source Intelligence in Investigative Processes: Analysis of Person Search Methods and Conducting Investigations

All topics for diploma theses are available at this link.

Information for diplomats:

  1. Consultations take place remotely using the MS Teams platform. Please book consultations using Calendly; the link is available here.
  2. The current graduation schedule is available at this address.
  3. The current editorial requirements are available at this address.
  4. Just to be sure, I’m placing them here as well :)