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COSEC (COmputer SECurity Lab)

Group head:
Juan Manuel Estévez Tapiador
Group web:
COSEC (Computer Security Lab)


The Information and Communications Technology Security Group is a team of PhDs whose principal strength is found both in the Group leader’s proven experience as a pioneer in security-related technology and services in Spain, as well as the international background and multidisciplinary, global perspective of the other members. Among our main interests are security problem solving in public and private entities, and to this end, we develop solutions and provide complete high-level R+D, consulting, auditing, training and advising services in the area of Systems Security and Information Technology.

Lines of research

  • Applied cryptography
  • Privacy
  • Cyber-defense systems
  • Security in smart devices (sensors, RFID, smartphones, wearables)
  • Advanced malware detection and analysis techniques
  • Safety and e-health (biosignal and implantable medical devices)
  • Hardware security (PUFS, hardware trojans)
  • Security in VANET environments
  • Computer forensics

Contact email:


  • Calleja Cortiñas, Alejandro
  • Cámara Núñez, Carmen
  • Estévez Tapiador, Juan Manuel
  • de Fuentes García-Romero de Tejada, José María
  • Garrido Pelaz, Roberto
  • González Manzano, Lorena
  • González-Tablas, Ana Isabel
  • López Hernández-Ardieta, Jorge
  • Mirzaei, Omid
  • Pastrana Portillo, Sergio
  • Peris López, Pedro
  • Ribagorda Garnacho, Arturo
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