Siddharth Rao

Siddharth (Sid) Rao is a doctoral candidate in the"Secure systems" group of Aalto University, Finland. He specializes in the security analysis of communication protocols, and his current interest lies in pedagogical study of the 'lack of authentication' in different systems. He is a past Erasmus Mundus fellow and holds double master's degrees from Aalto University, Finland and University of Tartu, Estonia. He has been Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow at European Digital Rights (EDRi), where helped to define policies related to data protection, surveillance, copyright, and network neutrality. He has previous spoken at security conferences such as Blackhat and Troopers.