Alejandro Hevia A.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of California, San Diego (2006); Ingeniero  Civil en Computación, Universidad de Chile (1998). Director CLCERT.

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General areas of research

  • Computational mechanisms for data protection and privacy; the sending / receiving of confidential digital data; electronic signatures, electronic voting, anonymous communication systems, attack-resistant distributed systems.
  • Computing Attacks ("hacking") and its defenses; malicious software (viruses, worms, spy software, etc); Internet security (websites, navigators); policies on privacy vs. law-enforcement.

Lines of specialization

  • Applied Criptography
  • Computer Security