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Contact

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Email: e.decristofaro (at) ucl (dot) ac (dot) uk
Office: +44 20 7679 0349 (Email before calling)
TextSecure: +44 747 247 9955
GPG Key: 4099EA23ADE1F8BD
Twitter: @emilianodc_
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Dr. Emiliano De Cristofaro

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Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Department of Computer Science
University College London
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Office: 6.04 Malet Place Engineering Building (map)

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Service

Program Co-Chair

  • GenoPri 2015 (2nd Workshop on Genome Privacy and Security), San Jose, CA, May 17, 2015, co-located with IEEE S&P
  • PETS 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 16--18, 2014
  • PETS 2013, Bloomington, Indiana, July 10-12, 2013
  • HotPETs 2012, Vigo, Spain, July 13, 2012

Program Committee Member

  • 37th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland 2016), PC Member
  • 23rd Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2016), PC Member
  • 14th ACM CCS Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES 2015), PC Member
  • IEEE Security & Privacy 2015, San Jose, CA, May 18-20, 2015
  • USEC 2015 (NDSS Workshop on Usable Security), San Diego, CA, February 8, 2015
  • Financial Crypto 2015, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, January 26-30, 2015
  • WPES 2014, Scottsdale, AZ, November 3, 2014 (co-located with CCS)
  • WiSec 2014, Oxford, U.K., July 23-25, 2014
  • GenoPri 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 15, 2014
  • WWW 2014, Seoul, Korea, April 7-11, 2014
  • SESOC 2014, Budapest, Hungary, March 18, 2014
  • CANS 2013, Paraty, Brazil, November 20-22, 2013
  • PRISMS 2013, Atlantic City, NJ, June 24-27, 2013
  • WiSec 2013, Budapest, Hungary, April 17-19, 2013
  • HiCoNs 2013, Philadelphia, PA, April 9-11, 2013 (CPSWeek)
  • Financial Crypto 2013, Okinawa, Japan, April 1-5, 2013
  • SESOC 2013, San Diego, CA, March 18, 2013
  • CANS 2012, Darmstadt, Germany, December 12-14, 2012
  • CCSW 2012, Raleigh, NC, October 19, 2012 (co-located with CCS)
  • WPES 2012, Raleigh, NC, October 15, 2012 (co-located with CCS)
  • DPM 2012, Pisa, Italy, September 12-13, 2012 (co-located with ESORICS)
  • ICCCN 2012, Munich, Germany, July 30-August 3, 2012
  • PETS 2012, Vigo, Spain, July 11-13, 2012
  • WiSec 2012, Tucson, Arizona, April 16-18, 2012
  • CANS 2011, Sanya, China, December 10-12, 2011
  • ISC 2010, Boca Raton, Florida, October 25-28, 2010
  • ICSNC 2010, Nice, France, August 22-27, 2010
  • ICSNC 2009, Porto, Portugal, September 20-25, 2009
  • ICSNC 2008, Sliema, Malta, October 26-31, 2008

Editor

  • Journal of Cybersecurity (JCS), Cryptography and Associated Topics Area Editor

Reviewer

  • Conferences: NDSS 2015, S&P 2014, CCS 2013, Eurocrypt 2012, NDSS 2012, Codaspy 2012, CCS 2011, ESORICS 2011, Secrypt 2011, ACNS 2011, WiSec 2011, PKC 2011, PerCom 2010, ICDCS 2010, FCS 2010, WiSec 2010, CANS 2009, ICNP 2009, COMPSAC 2009, Asiaccs 2009, SEC 2009, S&P 2008, OPODIS 2008, MCN 2008.
  • Journals: Journal of Cybersecurity (Area Editor), Reviewer for Journal of Computer Security, ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing, IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Journal of Computer Communications, Journal of Systems and Software, Ad Hoc Networks, Computing and Informatics, VLDB Journal, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.
  • Panels (Funding): NESRC (Canada), NSF SaTC (USA), PRIN (Italy), FWO (Belgium)

Invited Talks

  • The Genomics Revolution: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare?
    HotSpot and TPDP 2015 Joint Keynote Talk, London, April 2015
  • What's wrong with the Interwebs? Measuring Web Censorship and Fraud in Online Social Networks: Two Case Studies
    COSIC Seminar, KU Leuven, Belgium, April 2015
  • Privacy of the Genome: Challenges beyond traditional medical records
    Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference (CPDP 2015), invited panelist, Brussels, January 2015
  • Studying and Protecting Internet Privacy: The Case of Internet Filtering and User Profiling
    New York Institute of Technology, August 2014
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare
    Oxford University, July 2014
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare
    CITI Lab, Lyon, France, May 2014
  • Protecting Genomic Data Privacy while Accelerating Scientific Progress
    Invited panelist, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Long Island, New York. December 2013
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare. Keynote speaker, 2nd Traslational Medicine Meeting, Biomedical Neuroscience Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. November 2013
  • Genomic Privacy
    Dagstuhl Seminar, Germany, October 2013
  • EPFL Summer Research Institute (SuRI)
    Lausanne, Switzerland, June 2013
  • Privacy and Participatory Sensing
    UC Berkeley, NCD Seminar, April 2013
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare?
    Purdue University, CERIAS Seminar, March 2013
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy: From Theory to Practice (And Applications)
    University of Salerno, Italy, December 2012
  • Efficient and Secure Testing of Fully-Sequenced Human Genomes
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 2012
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy: From Theory to Practice (And Applications)
    Colloquium Talk, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, November 2012
  • Privacy-Oriented Cryptography
    Dagstuhl Seminar, Germany, September 2012
  • Privacy Tools: Why privacy-oriented crypto is not used in practice? (Panelist)
    Dagstuhl, Germany, September 2012 [Slides]
  • Countering GATTACA: Efficient and Secure Testing of Fully-Sequenced Human Genomes
    ECRYPT Provable Privacy Workshop, Vigo, Spain, July 2012
  • Web Privacy Measurement Conference (Invited Panelist)
    Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Berkeley, CA, May 2012
  • Hummingbird: #Privacy at the Time of @Twitter
    UC Berkeley, March 2012
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Aarhus University, Denmark, June 2011
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, March 2011
  • PEPSI: Privacy-Enhanced Participatory Sensing Infrastructure
    2nd Privaski Workshop, Correncon, France, March 2011
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Singapore Management University, Singapore, December 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, November 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto, CA, November 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 2010
  • Reclaiming Privacy for Smartphone Applications
    INRIA Rhone Alpes, France, October 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland, September 2010
  • Private Set Intersection and Friends
    1st "Privaski" Workshop, Correncon, France, March 2010
  • Protecting Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 2009
  • Privacy-Preserving Policy-based Information Transfer
    KU Leuven, Belgium (COSIC Seminar), October 2009

Mentorship

  • Apostolos Pyrgelis (PhD Advisor, May 2015 –)
  • Luca Melis (PhD Advisor, Sep 2014 –)
  • Lucky Onwozurike (PhD Advisor, Sep 2014 –)
  • Andrea Cerulli (Second Supervisor to Jens Groth, Sep 2013 –)
  • Jeremiah Onaolapo (Second Supervisor to Gianluca Stringhini, Sep 2014 –)
  • Filipe Beato, KU Leuven, PhD Committee, 2015
  • Lukasz Olejnik, INRIA, PhD Committee, 2015
  • Gines Dolera Tormo, University of Murcia, PhD Committee, 2014
  • Abdelberi Chaabane, INRIA, PhD Committee, 2014
  • Miguel Malheiros, UCL, PhD Committee, 2013
  • Greg Norcie, Indiana University, Summer Internship @PARC, 2013
  • Igor Bilogrevic, EPFL, Summer Internship @PARC, 2013
  • Greg Norcie, Indiana University, Summer Internship @PARC, 2012
  • Abdelberi Chaabane, INRIA, Summer Internship @PARC, 2012