Hoda A. Alkhzaimi is currently the Director of Center of Cyber Security in New York University AD and a research assistant professor at New York University. She served in different posts for research and development in the Technology development sector for the past years.

She headed the Department of Research and Development for Cyber Security and Cryptology in different national initiatives in the United Arab Emirates along with her associations to different security initiatives nationally and internationally. She consults for special projects with national and international technology development initiatives.

Alkhzaimi has specific expertise in cryptology; cryptanalysis, constructing and validating security hardware and software components, constructing trusted security architectures for different environments in different products for the respective industries. Hoda. Alkhzaimi obtained her Ph.D. in Cryptanalysis from Denmark Technical University.

Her current research interests include Space, Aerospace, and UAV and autonomous systems security, constructing and analyzing cryptographic primitives, validating, and investigating links between different cryptanalytic approaches, and utilizing cryptographic primitives in different cybersecurity architectures as in Internet of Things and big data analysis among others.

Her research includes analysis of the effect of AI and machine learning techniques on improving security analytics. She is as well leading several AI-based initiatives globally.

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