Dr. Atefeh (Atty) Mashatan

Dr. Atefeh (Atty) Mashatan, Founder & Director, Cybersecurity Research Lab at Ryerson University
Director, Compute Ontario

Dr. Atefeh (Atty) Mashatan is the Founder and Director of the Cybersecurity Research Lab at Ryerson University. SC Magazine recognized her as one of the top five Women of Influence in Security globally in 2019. She joined the School of Information Technology Management of Ryerson University in 2016 focusing on Information Systems Security, Cryptography, and Combinatorics. Prior to joining Ryerson, Dr. Mashatan was a Senior Information Security Consultant and Solutions Architect at CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) with a focus on cryptography and enterprise architecture, evaluating proposed and existing security systems. Prior to that Dr. Mashatan was a Scientific Collaborator at the Security and Cryptography Laboratory of School of Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne), where she conducted research into cryptographic protocols. She is a Certified Service Oriented Architect (SOA) with Honours and holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2).