Juan David Guarnizo Hernandez

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PhD Student

Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design


Assistant Professor Martin Ochoa


Juan is a Ph.D. student endorsed into the ST Electronics-SUTD Cyber Security Laboratory. Currently, Juan is working on topics related to behavioral biometrics and privacy-preserving. Before joining SUTD, he was working as information security analyst in banking.


  • MSc in Information Security, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.
  • BSc in Systems Engineer, Universidad de los Llanos, Villavicencio, Colombia.

Research Interests

  • Cryptography
  • Secure multi-party computation
  • Privacy-Preserving
  • Biometrics
  • Insider Threat Detection

Awards & Achievements

  • Singapore International Graduate Award (SUTD-SINGA).
  • Best Paper Awards at ACM Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS) – 2017 – Siphon: Towards scalable high-interaction physical honeypots.

Selected Publications

  • Guarnizo, J. D., Tambe, A., Bhunia, S. S., Ochoa, M., Tippenhauer, N. O., Shabtai, A., & Elovici, Y. (2017, April). Siphon: Towards scalable high-interaction physical honeypots. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Workshop on Cyber-Physical System Security (pp. 57-68). ACM.