Keynote speaker bio – Alessandra De Benedictis

Alessandra De Benedictis received her M.S. degree in Computer Engineering in 2009 and her Ph.D in Computer and Automation Engineering in 2013, both from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy. She is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the University of Naples Federico II. Her research interests mainly involve the
design and evaluation of secure architectures for the protection of distributed systems. She is particularly interested in the definition of methodologies for the development of applications able to offer well-defined security guarantees, both in the cloud environment and in presence of resource constraints. Other relevant research activities include the investigation on moving target defense mechanisms and on embedded security solutions based on reconfigurable hardware.