Dr Dreyfus a Media Specialist in The School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. She has been part of an international team looking at the impact of technology on whistleblowing about wrongdoing. She also has research projects in the e-health and e-education areas. Her interests include privacy technologies and how they affect the balance of between the State and the Citizen. She is the author of 'Underground', which has been translated into 7 languages. Prior to entering academia, she was a professional newspaper journalist.