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Abdul Ghafoor


Tel +46 72 537 87 53


Location Kista

Unit Nätverk (102206)

ORCID 0000-0002-1433-6803

Abdul Ghafoor has a computer science background and completed his PhD in Network Security (2011) from Communication Systems, KTH, Sweden. His research activities focused on trusted decentralized systems, self sovereign identities, blockchain, and privacy. He has expertise in designing security protocols, architectures and solutions for various distributed applications and infrastructure. He has strong knowledge of cryptographic algorithms, crypto libraries (OpenSSL, Bouncy Castle), blockchain tools and their usage in various secure distributed and decentralized applications. He is also confident implementing proof of concepts by using various frameworks and modern computer languages (Java, C/C++, Python). In past few years, he actively participated in various local, EU and international projects, some of them are: UNIFY, ACINO, 5G Transport Lab, CryptoNET, SETECS Security System (PKI, CryptoEngine, BIX Ledger), etc.