Prof Dali Kaafar

Group Leader for Information Security and Privacy, CSIRO’s Data61, and Chief Scientist, Optus Macquarie University Cyber security Hub
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Prof Dali Kaafar

Group Leader for Information Security and Privacy, CSIRO’s Data61, and Chief Scientist, Optus Macquarie University Cyber security Hub
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Biography

Dali Kaafar is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Macquarie University and the chief scientist of the Optus-Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub. He is also the Group leader of the Information Security and Privacy group at Data61. Prior to that Dali Kaafar was a principal researcher at INRIA the French research institution of computer science and automation. He received his PhD from University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and INRIA in France where he pioneered research in the security of Internet Coordinate Systems.

Prof. Kaafar is the associate editor of ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems and serves in the Editorial Board of the Journal on Privacy Enhancing Technologies. He published over 200 scientific peer-reviewed papers with several and repetitive publications in the prestigious ACM SIGCOMM, Usenix IMC and PETS. He received several awards including the INRIA Excellence of research National Award and the Andreas Pfitzman award from the Privacy Enhancing Technologies symposium in 2011.