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Srijith Nair
British Telecom
Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, Netherlands
 

Srijith K. Nair is a senior security researcher at the Security Futures Practice of BT Innovate & Design, where he looks at security and privacy issues associated with cloud computing and system virtualisation. He has a PhD in computer science from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. There, his work on distributed policy enforcement was supervised by Andrew S. Tanenbaum and Bruno Crispo. His other research interests include applied cryptography and general security and networking issues. He has published papers in several IEEE and ACM conference proceedings volumes.

Srijith received his MS degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2002, where he focused on the area of TCP congestion algorithms. He received his BTech (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) degree (with first class honors) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2000, under the Singapore Airlines-Neptune Orient Lines (SIA/NOL) undergraduate scholarship program. Before starting on his PhD quest, Srijith worked as a research and development engineer at JVC Asia Laboratories of Singapore (JALS) for a year, looking into digital video broadcasting multimedia home platform (DVB-MHP) issues.

Born and having spent most of his childhood in the beautiful tropical state of Kerala, India, Srijith finds the summer heat and winter snow of Europe amazing, and considers Europe a great travel paradise.

Srijith is member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).


     

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