Azzedine Benameur

Dr. Azzedine Benameur, an experienced researcher in Security & Privacy with a strong industrial focus, is currently the GM of Security Products with Spot by NetApp in Washington D.C. He previously led the Cybersecurity research group and mobile security Research and Development at Kryptowire. With over 10 years of experience working on Security, Privacy, Cloud Security and Mobile, he has a proven track record in delivering industrial focused research with prototypes and patents while pushing the state of the art with academic publications. In his past role at Symantec, he was in charge of enhancing the detection of rooted devices and pushed a novel patented solution in both enterprise and consumer versions of Norton used by millions. He also focused on Cloud security and low level binary security issues through DARPA and IARPA funded projects (MEERKATS and MINESTRONE). Prior to Symantec, he was a Researcher in the Cloud and Security Lab of HP Labs Bristol, UK where he worked on privacy as part of the European Union's EnCoRe project, investigating fine-grained consent and revocation in user-centric applications. Prior to this, he worked on SERENITY, another European Union security research project, at the Security & Trust Lab of SAP Research.