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Roberto Di Pietro
KAUST
Saudi Arabia


Brief Bio
Professor Roberto Di Pietro is a Full Professor of Computer Science at the KAUST CEMSE Division. He is affiliated with the KAUST Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center (RC3). Dr. Di Pietro started his professional career as a computer scientist in 1995. He served for a few years as a senior military technical officer within the Italian Ministry of Defence (MoD). At the Italian MoD, he managed complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects focusing on resiliency and security. Before joining KAUST, he spent six years as Full Professor in Cybersecurity at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University College of Science and Engineering (HBKU-CSE), Doha, Qatar. He also served as Global Head of Cybersecurity Research for Bell Labs (Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia) for almost four years. In that capacity, he coordinated three security research departments—based in Paris, Munich, and Espoo, Finland—tasked with ensuring that research was in alignment with the strategic business goals and moving research results into innovation. Besides his position at Nokia Bell Labs, Dr. Di Pietro was a professor (with tenure) at the University of Padova, Italy. Prior to the above assignments, he was a professor (with tenure) at the University of Roma Tre, Italy. He founded a startup based on the achieved research results in the domain of access control (successfully exited in 2015). In his academic career, he has secured $9 million USD-plus in funding (either as LPI or PI). Dr. Di Pietro has also held several long-term international research appointments at Vrije University, the Netherlands; George Mason University (Center for Secure Information Systems), U.S.; the University of California Irvine, U.S.; EURECOM, France; and the Barcelona Digital Technology Centre, Spain. ... More >>


Karen Renaud
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom


Brief Bio
Karen Renaud is a Scottish computing Scientist at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, working on all aspects of Human-Centred Security and Privacy. She was educated at the Universities of Pretoria, South Africa and Glasgow. She is particularly interested in deploying behavioural science techniques to improve security behaviours, and in encouraging end-user privacy-preserving behaviours. She collaborates with academics in 5 continents and incorporates findings and techniques from multiple disciplines in her research.Karen Renaud is a Scottish computing Scientist at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, working on all aspects of Human-Centred Security and Privacy. She was educated at the Universities of Pretoria, South Africa and Glasgow. She is particularly interested in deploying behavioural science techniques to improve security behaviours, and in encouraging end-user privacy-preserving behaviours. She collaborates with academics in 5 continents and incorporates findings and techniques from multiple disciplines in her research.



PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Mohamed Abomhara, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Mo I. Adda, School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Asma Adnane, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Luiz P. Albini, Informatics Depto, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
Robson O. Albuquerque, Depto de Engenharia Elétrica e Redes de Comunicação, Universidade de Brasília, Faculdade de Tecnologia, Brazil
Mojtaba Alizadeh, Lorestan University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Morteza Amini, Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mário Antunes, DEI, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Abdullahi Arabo, University of the West of England, United Kingdom
Yudistira Asnar, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Benjamin Aziz, Creative and Digital Industries, Buckinghamshire New University, United Kingdom
Divya Bansal, Punjab Engineering College, India
Alessandro Barenghi, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Rana Barua, Cryptology, Institute of Advancing Intelligence, India
Montserrat Batet, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Hakem Beitollahi, computer engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Diana Berbecaru, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Francesco Bergadano, Computer Science, University of Torino, Italy
Radhakrishna Bhat, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Sajal Bhatia, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Sacred Heart University, United States
Cătălin Bîrjoveanu, Department of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, “Al.I.Cuza” University of Iaşi, Iaşi, Romania, Romania
Chiara Bodei, Computer Science, Università di Pisa, Italy
Francesco Buccafurri, DIIES, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
William J. Buchanan, Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu, Management, Marketing, Business Administration, University of Craiova, Romania
Massimo Cafaro, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, University of Salento, Italy
Luigi Catuogno, University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy
Hervé Chabanne, Idemia & Télécom Paris, France
Yacine Challal, College of Computing and IT, University of Doha for Science and Technology, Qatar
Thomas Chen, City University London, United Kingdom
Feng Cheng, Hasso-Plattner-Institute at University of Potsdam, Germany
Estelle Cherrier-Pawlowski, Computer science, GREYC ENSICAEN, France
Aswani Kumar Cherukuri, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India
Hung-Yu Chien, information management, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Stelvio Cimato, Department of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Nathan Clarke, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Daniele Codetta-Raiteri, DiSIT, Computer Science Institute, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Gabriele Costa, IMT Lucca, Italy
Damien Couroussé, Independent Researcher, France
David Croasdell, Information Systems, University of Nevada, United States
Ernesto Damiani, EBTIC Laboratory, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Bijoy Das, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis, France
Theo Dimitrakos, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Aolin Ding, Accenture Cyber Lab, United States
Luca Durante, Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, Italy
Ashutosh Dhar Dwivedi, Department of Electronics (Cybersecurity Group), Aalborg University, Denmark
Petr Dzurenda, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Jan Eloff, Department Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria, Lynwood Road, Pretoria, South Africa, South Africa
Claude Fachkha, University Of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Chrystel Gaber, Orange, France
Alban Gabillon, Laboratoire GePaSud - Université de la Polynésie Française, French Polynesia
Clemente Galdi, Università di Salerno, Italy
Letterio Galletta, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy
Dimitra Georgiou, Independent Researcher, Greece
Matthieu Giraud, Independent Researcher, France
Prosanta Gope, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Johann Großschädl, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Nils Gruschka, University of Oslo, Norway
Gilles Guette, University of Rennes, France
Arash Habibi Lashkari, School of Information Technology, York University, Canada
Mohammad Hamad, TUM School of Computation, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Ligang He, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Andreas Heinemann, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Swee-Huay Heng, Faculty of Information Science, Multimedia University, Malaysia
João Henriques, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Yuxiang Hong, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Fu-Hau Hsu, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Dieter Hutter, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Tomasz Hyla, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
Rafiqul Islam, School of Computing, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Srinivas Jangirala, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Mahabir P. Jhanwar, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada
Nesrine Kaaniche, Telecom SudParis, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France
Georgios Kambourakis, Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering , University of the Aegean, Greece
Akira Kanaoka, Toho University, Japan
Kallol K. Karmakar, School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Newcastle, Australia
Sajad Khorsandroo, The University of Texas, United States
Peter Kieseberg, St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Hiroaki Kikuchi, School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences, Meiji University, Japan
Zbigniew Kotulski, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Panayiotis Kotzanikolaou, Informatics, University of Piraeus, Greece
Csaba Krasznay, Department of Cybersecurity, National University of Public Service, Hungary
Stephan Krenn, Center for Digital Safety & Security, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Ioannis Krontiris, Huawei Technologies, GmbH, Germany
Piotrowski Krzysztof, Wireless Systems, Leibniz IHP, Germany
Gianluca Lax, DIIES, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Phil Legg, Department of Computer Science and Creative Technologies, University of the West of England, United Kingdom
Yair Levy, College of Computing and Engineering (CCE), Nova Southeastern University (NSU), United States
Konstantinos Limniotis, Hellenic Data Protection Authority, Greece
Chu-Hsing Lin, Computer Science, Tunghai University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Antonio Lioy, DAUIN, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Changwei Liu, Accenture Cyber Lab, United States
Thomas Loruenser, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Haibing Lu, Information Systems and Analytics, Santa Clara University, United States
Flamina Luccio, DAIS, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy
Yassine Maleh, Technical Committee on Computational Finance and Economics of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, United States
Ilaria Matteucci, Istituto di Informatica e Telematica, CNR, Italy
Kieran McLaughlin, CSIT, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Gianluigi Me, Economics and FInance, Luiss University, Italy
Weizhi Meng, Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Francesco Mercaldo, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
Alessio Merlo, DIBRIS, University of Genoa, Italy
Antonis Michalas, Tampere University, Finland
Ali Miri, Computer Science, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
David Naccache, Ecole Normale Superieure, France
Sashank Narain, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States
Antonino Nocera, DIII, University of Pavia, Italy
Alma Oracevic, Georgia Tech, United States
Ghizlane Orhanou, Faculty of Sciences, LabMiA, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
Federica Paci, Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Italy
Frank Pallas, Paris Lodron University Salzburg, Austria
Mauricio Papa, Computer Science, University of Tulsa, United States
Yuan Ping, Xuchang University, China
Nikolaos Pitropakis, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Joachim Posegga, Computer Science and Mathematics, Institute of IT Security and Security Law, Germany
Bo Qin, Independent Researcher, China
Michelle Ramim, Health Informatics, Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran Patel School of Osteopathic Medicine, United States
Silvio Ranise, CIT, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Indrakshi Ray, Computer Science, Colorado State University, United States
Indrajit Ray, Computer Science, Colorado State University, United States
Wolfgang Reif, Institute for Software & Systems Engineering, University of Augsburg, Germany
Neil Rowe, Computer Science, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
Dipanwita Roychowdhury, Department Of Computer Science And Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Antonio Ruiz-Martínez, Departament of Information and Communications Engineering, University of Murcia, Spain
Christoph K. Ruland, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Siegen, Germany
Peter Y A Ryan, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Nader S. Safa, Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Hossein Saiedian, EECS, University of Kansas, United States
Mattia Salnitri, DEIB, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Andre Scedrov, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Peter Schartner, System Security Group, Klagenfurt University, Austria
Nilanjan Sen, Computer Science, Western Illionis University, United States
Nicolas Sklavos, Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Florian Skopik, Digital Safety and Security, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Goran Sladic, Computing and Control Department, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
Georgios Spathoulas, NTNU, Norway
Christoph Stach, Applications of Parallel and Distributed Systems, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Yannis Stamatiou, Business Administration, University of Patras, Greece
Christoph Striecks, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Alin Suciu, Computer Science, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
Mario Südholt, IMT Atlantique (Nantes campus), France
Iain Sutherland, Computing, Noroff University College, Norway
Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Shahab Tayeb, California State University, Fresno, United States
Cihangir Tezcan, Cyber Security, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Rafael T. Timoteo Timóteo de Sousa Jr, Electrical Engineering Department, National Science and Technology Institute on Cyber Security, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Brasília (UnB), P.O. Box 4466, Brasília–DF, CEP 70910-900, Brazil
Somanath Tripathy, Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, India
Raylin Tso, Computer Science, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Nur I. Udzir, Universiti Putra Malasyia, Malaysia
Shambhu J. Upadhyaya, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, United States
Adriano Valenzano, CNR-IEIIT, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Karl van der Schyff, Division of Cybersecurity, Abertay University, United Kingdom
Umberto Villano, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy
Yongge Wang, Software And Information Systems, University of North Carolina, United States
Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal University Santa Catarina Ufsc, Brazil
Huapeng Wu, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada
Markus Wurzenberger, AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria
Lei Xu, Kent State University, United States
Wei-Chuen Yau, Xiamen University, China
Amr Youssef, Concordia University, Canada
Salman Yussof, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
Nicola Zannone, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science , Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Bruno Bogaz Zarpelao, State University of Londrina, Brazil
Shengzhi Zhang, Boston University, United States
Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, United States
André Zúquete, IEETA, IT, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

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