Emiliano De Cristofaro is a Reader (Associate Professor) at University College London (UCL). Prior to joining UCL in 2013, he was a Research Scientist at Xerox PARC. In 2011, he received a PhD in Networked Systems from the University of California, Irvine, advised by Gene Tsudik, and, in 2005 a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Computer Science from the University of Salerno, Italy. His research interests include privacy, security, and applied cryptography.