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Prof. Dr. Tony Gorschek
tony.gorschek@bth.se

Prof. Dr. Tony Gorschek is a Professor of Software Engineering at Blekinge Institute of Technology – where he works as a research leader and scientist in close collaboration with industrial partners. Dr. Gorschek has over fifteen years industrial experience as a CTO, senior executive consultant and engineer. In addition he is a serial entrepreneur – with five startups in fields ranging from logistics to internet based services and database register optimisation. At present he works as a research leader and in several research projects developing scalable, efficient and effective solutions in the areas of Requirements Engineering, Product Management, Value based product development, and Real Agile™ and Lean product development and evolution. Dr. Gorschek leads the SERT profile (Software Engineering ReThought) – Swedens largest software engineering research initiative, developing the next generation of applied empirical research movements to meet the challenges of the next generation of software-intensive products and services.

Prof. Dr. Tony Gorschek is a Professor of Software Engineering at Blekinge Institute of Technology – where he works as a research leader and scientist in close collaboration with industrial partners. Dr. Gorschek has over fifteen years industrial experience as a CTO, senior executive consultant and engineer. In addition he is a serial entrepreneur – with five startups in fields ranging from logistics to internet based services and database register optimisation. At present he works as a research leader and in several research projects developing scalable, efficient and effective solutions in the areas of Requirements Engineering, Product Management, Value based product development, and Real Agile™ and Lean product development and evolution. Dr. Gorschek leads the SERT profile (Software Engineering ReThought) – Swedens largest software engineering research initiative, developing the next generation of applied empirical research movements to meet the challenges of the next generation of software-intensive products and services.

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Dr. Anders Carlsson
anders.carlsson@bth.se

Dr. Anders Carlsson has over 30 years of experience in computer-, network-security and digital forensics.
He was educated and earned a degree as a Computer Engineer/Lieutenant-Commander specialist in the Submarines of the Royal Swedish Navy, where he worked for 25 years. Since 1999 he has been employed as a senior researcher by BTH, Blekinge Institute of Technology, where he is responsible for networks, network security, computer security and digital forensic at B.Sc. and M.Sc. levels.
He has also been involved in the EU project ISEC-I and ISEC-II during 2007–2013 to develop courses and to train law enforcement officers within EUROPOL and BKA (the Federal Police in Germany) in forensics. He was a project manager in BAITSE (Baltic Academic IT-Security Exchange) 2010–2013, a project aimed at exchanging knowledge and harmonizing IT security in academic institutions within Sweden, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine.
He continued this work as General Manager for the EU-TEMPUS IV funded project ENGENSEC (Educating Next Generation IT Security Experts) that ended in November 2017.
author of two books
Educating The Next Generation Msc In Cyber Security” ISBN: 978-91-7295-963-7
“Cyber Security for Next Generations Experts” ISBN 9 789172 959620

Dr. Dragos Ilie
dragos.ilie@bth.se

Dr. Dragos Ilie is an Assistant Professor in Telecommunication Systems at Blekinge Institute of Technology. His work involves research and teaching in security, computer networks and cloud-based systems. Dragos has seven years of experience from the telecommunications and software industry. He has taken on various roles such as software developer, tester, researcher and team leader for projects in Sweden, USA and India. Some highlighs of work done in these projects include development of firmware software for VPN systems certified for high-level security at national and EU level, design and development of appliances for automatic networking monitoring and data analysis for security and performance, as well as staff training. Dragos thrives when working with research, development and teaching at the intersection between security, software development, and networking.

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Dr. Alexander Adamov
oleksandr.adamov@bth.se

Dr. Alexander Adamov – is a Researcher at BTH with 15-year experience in the analysis of cyberattacks obtained during his work in the antivirus industry. Currently, he teaches cybersecurity at Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics in Ukraine and conducts scientific research in the areas of malware analysis and cyber threats detection leveraging AI/ML. In 2014, he founded the research laboratory called NioGuard Security Lab. Alexander is a co-author of the EU Master’s Program in Cyber Security developed within the ENGENSEC project guided by BTH. In cooperation with OSCE, he has given the training in Reverse Engineering of Cyberattacks to the Cyberpolice of Ukraine and cooperated with Europol in ransomware counteraction. Alexander has spoken at various security conferences and workshops such as Virus Bulletin Conference, Virus Analyst Summit, OpenStack Summit, OWASP, BSides, and UISGCON.

Dr Volodymyr Tkach
volodymyr.tkach@bth.se

Dr. Volodymyr Tkach is a Senior Lecturer at the Blekinge Institute of Technology. He is also an Associate Professor of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (Kyiv, Ukraine), Department of Information security. He’s an experienced lecturer and scientist in cybersecurity passionate in anomalous user behavior analysis and prediction using machine learning tools and methods. I am also passionate about Big Data processing to gain new knowledge and unveil what was hidden! His work experience includes the Foundation for Support of Reforms in Ukraine Project office involvement as a Senior Project Manager in cybersecurity to perform the methodological support of the National Bank of Ukraine, Department of Security. He has a Ph.D. degree in a field of applied mathematics.

Dr. Oleksii Baranovskyi
oleksii.baranovskyi@bth.se

Dr. Oleksii Baranovskyi is a Senior Lecturer at the Blekinge Institute of Technology. He is an experienced cybersecurity expert with a demonstrated history of working in the academic as well as enterprise. He starts his career almost fifteen years ago in a software development company as a security analyst, proceeds with banking and financial industry as CISO, continued in a professional cybersecurity services company and academic institutions. Oleksii specializes in penetration tests, computer forensic, incident response, and technical audits. Dr. Baranovskyi took part in forensic investigations of nation-level APT attacks during several years as a subject matter expert. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Information Technology and different recognized international cybersecurity certifications: CISSP, CISM, CEH, CHFI, etc.