Dr Nesrine Kaaniche

Lecturer in Cybersecurity
Undergraduate Progression Tutor (L2 + L3)

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 1837

Member of the Security of Advanced Systems research group

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Nesrine Kaaniche is a Lecturer in Cybersecurity at the Department of Computer Science, the University of Sheffield (UoS), co-affiliated with the Security of Advanced Systems Research Group. Before joining UoS, she was a research member of the interdisciplinary chair Values and Policies of Personal Information, at Télécom SudParis, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France and an International Research Fellow (August- November 2016) at SRI International, San Francisco, CA, USA. She received a PhD degree with honours on cloud data storage security jointly from Sorbonne University and Télécom SudParis, Institut Mines Télécom, France, in 2014, and got a thesis award from SAMOVAR, CNRS, France in 2015. Her major research interests include privacy enhancing technologies and applied cryptography for distributed systems and decentralised architectures, i.e., IoT, fog, cloud and blockchains.



Dr Nesrine Kaaniche's research interests are situated in several domains of ICT (wired and wireless) security and privacy issues, with a special emphasis on the design of secure and privacy-preserving cryptographic algorithms and protocols for emerging networks, i.e., IoT environments, opportunistic networks, cloud, data provenance systems and blockchain-based applications.


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