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Kristian Beckers is a security requirements engineering researcher at the University of Duisburg-Essen. He investigates how security requirements engineering methods can be used to support the development and documentation of security standards.  Kristian has been a PC member of the CD-ARES conference, and a guest reviewer for the International Journal of Information Security.

Shamal Faily is a Lecturer in Systems Security Engineering at Bournemouth University.  His research explores `security-by-design’, and how the design of usable and secure systems can be better supported with design techniques and software tools, particularly those from Requirements Engineering.  Shamal organised the inaugural workshop on Designing Interactive Secure Systems at British HCI 2012, and ran a special interest group on this topic at CHI 2013.  Shamal has also been a PC member and external reviewer for several security and usability conferences, including ARES, Trust, CHI, EICS, and British HCI.

Seok-Won Lee is the Dean of the Graduate School of Software and Associate Professor of Information and Computer Engineering at Ajou University since 2012.  He has published more than 100 scientific papers in software engineering with specific expertise in ontological requirements engineering and domain modelling, knowledge engineering with specific expertise in knowledge acquisition and machine learning, and security requirements engineering.  Seok-Won has been a PC member of several security and software engineering conferences (including RE), and has organised the SESS workshop series at ICSE for several years.

Nancy Mead is a Fellow and Principal Researcher at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a faculty member in the Master of Software Engineering program at Carnegie Mellon University, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). She is currently involved in the study of security requirements engineering and the development of software assurance curricula. Nancy has organised several security engineering events, including the SPREE Workshop in 2011, and the RHAS workshops.

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