Our Authors

Cybersecurity aims to connect science and practice in the field of cybersecurity. To achieve this, we work with many distinguished experts and professionals, both from the science community as well as the industry.

We are always looking for contributors to Cybersecurity Magazine. Do you work in the cybersecurity industry and have an interesting topic to discuss? Are you researching a particular topic on Cybersecurity and would like to see this topic better represented? Do you want to comment on a current topic in the area of cybersecurity?

Whatever your motives, feel free to contact us with a short abstract of your topic. If it meets the requirements, we are happy to publish your article!

We would like to recognize and thank all of the contributors to Cybersecurity Magazine. Here is a list of our contributing authors:

Saber Jafarizadeh
Research scientist at | + posts

Saber Jafarizadeh received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical & Information Engineering at the University of Sydney in 2015. He is currently a research scientist at the Innovation and Advanced Research Department (the R&D organization of Rakuten Mobile) and an adjunct fellow at the University of New South Wales. His research interests lie in the fields of distributed systems and control and networking, with emphasis on distributed optimization.


Saffija Kasem-Madani
University of Bonn | + posts
Sagar Tiwari
Independent Cyber Security researcher | + posts
Samantha Humphries
Head of Security Strategy EMEA at | + posts

Samantha Humphries, Head of Security Strategy EMEA at Exabeam
Samantha has been happily entrenched in the cybersecurity industry for over 20 years. During this time she has helped hundreds of organisations of all shapes, sizes, and geographies recover and learn from cyberattacks, defined strategy for pioneering security products and technologies, and is a regular speaker at security conferences around the world. In her current regeneration, Sam is part of the security strategy team at Exabeam. She authors articles and blogs for various security publications, has a strong passion for mentoring, and often volunteers at community events, including BSides, The Diana Initiative, and Blue Team Village (DEFCON).

Sander de Kievit
Security Architect at Rakuten Mobile, Inc. | Website | + posts

A 5G Security Architecture Specialist with management experience. Skilled in 5G mobile networktechnology, IP creation and management, standards, and applied research in the field of security.Strong verbal skills and eager to learn.

Scott Cadzow
Vice Chair at | + posts

Scott Cadzow, Vice Chair of ETSI Encrypted Traffic Integration Industry Specification Group, participant to ETSI Technical Committee CYBER.

Sharon Mantin
Founder & CEO at | Website | + posts

Sharon Mantin is the Founder & CEO of imVision an API Security company. imVision’s solution, API Anomaly Management Platform (AMP) uses Machine Learning and NLP to protect against API specific attacks by automatically learning the API Business logic behavioral patterns and enforcing them.

Shimon Oren
VP Research & Deep Learning at | + posts

Shimon is a cyber security expert with experience in research and operations, both offensive and defensive. Prior to joining Deep Instinct in 2016 Shimon served for 14 years as an officer in the IDF’s elite cyber unit 8200. Shimon’s background includes a wide range of cyber security and research positions, where he managed multifunctional teams of hackers, researchers and engineers. Shimon led the development of new methods and tools for the analysis of cyber-campaigns, as well as a series of innovative cyber intelligence collection capabilities. Over the years Shimon has worked extensively with a variety of industry, defense and intelligence partners and agencies in North America and Europe. He is a recipient of the President of Israel Award for Outstanding Military Service, holds a B.Sc (Magna Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University and MBA (Cum Laude) in Finance and Accounting from Tel Aviv University.

Siegfried Lafon
Security Senior Manager at Accenture | + posts

Siegfried Lafon (Sieg) is a Security Senior Manager in Accenture Security Technology Consulting, based in Australia, with over 15 years of extensive experience in the Security field. Sieg is a well-recognised Solution architect with a wide technical level of knowledge across different security domains (IAM, Cloud, Application Security, Information Security policies and processes, Strategy and Cyber Defence) and is passionate about futuristic technologies, innovation and ideas. He loves probabilities, chess, surfing, camping and is an advocate for X-cultural diversity.

Silke Holtmanns
Senior Manager – 5G Security Assurance at | + posts

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