Research Director, Security & Privacy

21 Years in IT

About Ida Siahaan

Ida Siahaan is a Research Director in the Security & Privacy practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Ida has a breadth of experience in research and development in the areas of operational technology security, threat intelligence, and security and privacy. She has 20 years of experience working in research and analysis, project management, and technical writing.

Ida has worked in research, teaching, and IT operations in Asia, Europe, and North America. Prior to joining Info-Tech, Ida was a Research Associate with Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, working in multiple cybersecurity research teams to review, design, implement, and supervise Operational Technology – in particular Smart Grid Security, Threat Intelligence, and SIEM. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Centro Regionale Information Communication Technology, scrl (CerICT), Italy; a Postdoctoral Researcher with Software Research Institute (SRI), Ireland; a Postdoctoral Fellow with University of Calgary, Canada; a Research Assistant with the University of Trento, Italy; and a Research Assistant with Dresden University of Technology (TUD), Germany, and contributed to several research projects funded by European Union to research on various areas such as security and services for mobile systems, threat intelligence, and privacy policies. She also spent several years in research, teaching, and managing research projects at three educational institutes in Indonesia.

Ida holds a Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Trento, Italy, a Master of Science in Computational Logic from Dresden University of Technology (TUD), Germany, and a Bachelor in Informatics Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.

My Company

Info-Tech Research Group
345 Ridout Street North, London, ON, Canada N6A 2N8
251 - 1000 Employees


Awards & Certifications

  • LogRhythm Security Analyst – LRSA Certification

  • Elastic Security Fundamentals: SIEM

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