Mazaher Kianpour

Fellow 2023/2025

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Mazaher Kianpour is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden with a focus on the intersection of technology and economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Security from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), where he specialized in the economic and policy aspects of cybersecurity. Before his Ph.D., he earned a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Shahid Beheshti University in Iran, gaining practical experience in software development and network security.

Mazaher is particularly interested in how economic incentives can be used to improve cybersecurity practices and mitigate the risks of cyberattacks. He believes that understanding the economic dynamics in the cybersecurity landscape can lead to more effective policies and solutions for both individuals and organizations. In addition to his research, he has been selected as a judge for the 2023 Geneva Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge and participated in the Concordia Cybersecurity Summit in March 2023.

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