Trustworthy ICT Research for the IT Security Industry. A collaboration of IT Security Associations. Supporting the competitiveness of the European IT Security market and defining the research agenda.
Preferred type of research:
Tuomas Aura was
appointed as professor of computer science at Helsinki University of
Technology in 2008. Tuomas worked as a researcher at Microsoft
Research in Cambridge, England, during 2001-2009. Before that he
was a researcher at Helsinki University of Technology.
Tuomas's research themes are related to data security challenges in
new communication technologies. His recent research has focused on
Internet and mobility protocols, user privacy protection and
distributed security policies. Tuomas is especially interested in
information security solutions that do not require large investments
in infrastructure. Tuomas took part e.g. in developing the security
solutions for the Mobile IPv6 and SEND protocol standards in the IETF. He teaches
network security at University College London, serves on the editorial
board of the Journal of Computer Security and is actively involved in
the program committees of scientific conferences.
Tuomas received his M.Sc. degree in 1996 and Ph.D. degree in 2000
from Helsinki University of Technology. His doctoral thesis was on
authorization and availability in distributed systems.