• USA-2003

    For contributions to secure database systems.

She heads the Cyber Space Security Lab (Cyber2Slab) carrying out groundbreaking research on protection from insider threat, security of IoT, sensors, embedded systems, and drones, digital identity management, data security and privacy on the cloud, privacy of mobile devices, data trustworthiness.

Her main research interests cover many areas in the fields of information security and database systems. Her research combines both theoretical and practical aspects, addressing as well applications on a number of domains, such as medicine and humanities. Current research includes:
privacy enhancing techniques;
digital identity management;
protection from insider threats;
advanced RBAC models and foundations of access control models;
secure computer architectures;
security techniques for drones and mobile sensors;
security for cloud, grid-computing systems and web services;
data provenance techniques
geographical information systems and spatial databases;
computational social networks.