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I am looking for a PostDoc if you are interested, please drop me an e-mail with your CV.
I am also looking for a PhD candidate on one of the following topics: Security of the Internet of Things, Adversarial Machine Learning.

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Current students

Past students

  • Attaullah Buriro
    Dissertation's title: "Behavioural Biometrics for Smartphone User Authentication", (awarderd 2017) now Associate Professor at Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology, Pakistan.
  • Maqsood Ahmad
    Dissertation's title: "Mobile Application Security in the Presence of Dynamic Code Updates", (awarderd 2017), now working in Guardsquare, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Mojtaba Eskandari
    Dissertation's title: "Smartphone Data Transfer Protection According to Jurisdiction Regulations", (awarded 2017), now Researcher at Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy
  • Yury Zhauniarovich
    Title dissertation Improving the security of the Android ecosystem (awarded 2014), now at the Qatar Computing Research Institute
  • Muhammad Rizwan Asghar
    Title dissertation "Privacy Preserving Enforcement of Sensitive Policies in Outsourced and Distributed Environments", (awarded 2013, co-advised with Giovanno Russello), now lecturer at University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Mihaela Ion
    Title dissertation "Security of Publisher/Subscriber Systems", (awarded 2013 co-advised with Giovanno Russello), now researcher at Google.
  • Stefano Ortolani
    Title dissertation "Keylogger Detection and Containment", (awarded 2013), now security researcher at Lastline Inc.
  • Gabriela Gheorghe
    Title dissertation "Design and Assessment of Preventive and Reactive Policy Enforcement", (awarded 2012), now Manager GDPR specialist at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxemburg.
  • Fatih Turkmen
    Title dissertation "Exploring Dynamic Constraint Enforcement and Efficiency in Access Control" (awarded 2012), now at SURF, The Nederlands.
  • Srijith Nair
    Title dissertation "Remote Policy Enforcement Using Java Virtual Machine" (awarded 2010, co-advised with A.S. Tanenbaum), now Product Owner of Authentication and Authorization at Booking.com.
  • Melanie Rieback
    Title dissertation "Security and Privacy of Radio Frequency Identification", (awarded 2008, co-advised with A.S. Tanenbaum): now at Radically open Security.
  • Bogdan Popescu
    Title dissertation "Design and Implementation of a Secure Wide-Area Object Middleware", (awarded. 2006 co-advised with A.S. Tanenbaum): now Senior Quant Developer at Cardano, NL
  • Pietro Mazzoleni
    Title dissertation "Multilateral fine grained access control mechanisms for Large Scale Distributed Systems", (awarded 2006, co-advised with Elisa Bertino): now a researcher at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center