Shahid Raza

Director of Cybersecurity at RISE

Shahid Raza is the Director of Cybersecurity at RISE where he leads a team of 20 technical security experts. He is also the founder and leader of RISE Cyber Range, a unique cybersecurity test and demo arena in Kista, Stockholm. Shahid’s primary research interest is all aspects of IoT security; only in the last two years he has received over 1500 citations on his research work on IoT security, published in prestigious journals and conferences of the area. Shahid holds a Master of Science in cybersecurity from KTH (2009) and an industrial PhD degree from Mälardalen University for this work on IoT security at RISE (2013). Shahid is also an Associate Professor (Docent) in Uppsala University where he has four PhD students as the main supervisor.