I was born in Lisbon in 1973. I’ve concluded my BSc (5 years degree) in 1996, in Management and Computer Science, at ISCTE-IUL. I concluded my MSc in 2002, at ISCTE-IUL, with a specialization in Information Security (Information System Management). The thesis topic was “The importance of PKI for the Digital Content E-Commerce”.
My main research topics are Information Security, PKI, Secure Access to Multimedia Content, Rights Management systems and Web Information Systems. I’ve concluded my PhD in December 2008, about the DRM platform Interoperability topic in cooperation with the Universitat Pompeu Fabraand Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya in Barcelona.
I currently hold an Assistant Professor position at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon University Institute)/SoTA (School of Technology and Architecture)/DCTI, where I teach several subjects related to Information Systems Management, Information Security, Web and Mobile Information Systems development and IT/IS Project Management and Entrepreneurship (both on BSc and MSc programs).
ADETTI-IUL Researcher and Project Manager where I’m working mostly on the following research topics:
- Distributed Systems, Applications and Information Security
- Management and Protection of e-Intellectual Property and e-Contents
- Web-based and Mobile-based Information Systems
Projects. Experience in participation in multiple national and international co-operation IT/IS projects and provision of consulting services to different companies. I’ve been working on several national and international projects: ACTS AC051 OKAPI, ACTS AC242 OCTALIS, IST-1999-11443 OCCAMM, IST-2000-28646 PRIAM, IST-2001-34144 MOSES, FP6 IP MEDIANET, FP6 NoE E-Next, FP6 STREP WCAM. I’ve also participated on a European Space Agencyproject (HICOD2000).
OWASP.PT leader. Currently working to evangelize OWASP good practices and OWASP mission in improving the web applications security.
Author. I’m the author and co-author of several articles published on scientific conferences, proceedings, journals and project deliverables. Also the co-author of one of the best selling portuguese books about PHP programming.
Geek. Love technology. Huge fan of gadgets.
OS agnostic. Linux, Mac OS X, Windows. Bring them all!!!