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I'm a Lecturer at the Information Security Group, Royal Holloway - University of London. I'm also associated with the Smart Card and Internet of Things Security Centre (SCC).

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We have released the dataset for the ransomware analysis: you can find it here.

Our paper, "Efficient Attack Graph Analysis through Approximate Inference", has been accepted at ACM TOPS Journal! Authors: Luis Muñoz-González, Daniele Sgandurra, Andrea Paudice, Emil C. Lupu.

Our paper, "Exact Inference Techniques for the Analysis of Bayesian Attack Graphs", has been accepted at IEEE TDSC Journal! Authors: Luis Muñoz-González, Daniele Sgandurra, Martín Barrère, Emil C. Lupu.

The slides for the Lecture I gave on Ransomware for the Lorenzo Cavallaro's Course Malicious Software are available here.

My article titled "CIA hacking Q&A: can your TV spy on you and is your phone listening in?" has been published on The Conversation (March 9, 2017).

I've recently joined the ISG at Royal Holloway as a Lecturer!!! This year, I'm lecturing Computer Security (Operating Systems) - IY5512: MSc in Information Security, First Term 2016-2017.

Short BIO

I hold a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pisa (2010), supervised by Prof. F. Baiardi. During my PhD studies I've worked on virtualization security. In particular, my research has focused around virtual machine introspection to enable a secure virtual machine to check the state of a monitored virtual machine. I've also been a visiting student for 5 months at IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, collaborating in the security group supervised by Diego Zamboni and Andreas Wespi, by participating in the Phantom project.

From 2010 to 2013 I've been a PostDoc researcher at the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) located in Pisa, where I've mainly worked in the field of mobile security.

From 2014 to October 2016, I've been a Research Associate at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London, working in the Security Group lead by Emil Lupu. Here, I've focused my research in the field of threat modeling for Cloud systems, and I've been involved in the Coco Cloud EU project.

Since October 2016, I'm a Lecturer at the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, where my research focus is Internet of Things security, where I collaborate with the Smart Card and Internet of Things Security Centre (SCC).

External Profiles

My publications on the DBLP database
My profile on Google Scholar
My publications on the ACM Author Profile Page

Contact Info

Daniele Sgandurra:
daniele.sgandurra at rhul dot ac dot uk
Information Security Group
Royal Holloway - University of London