Dr. Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob, PhD in web security, policy, and mathematical analysis from Delft University of Technology, boasts over eight years of experience in cybersecurity and human factors.


As the director of ICANN’s Security, Stability and Resilience (SSR) Research group, she leads research on DNS abuse, security, and policy. Samaneh collaborates across ICANN functions to implement Security, Stability, and Resiliency strategies, representing ICANN on SSR matters and helping develop technical work and positions. Additionally, she actively contributes to academia and industry, serving on program committees for prestigious conferences and mentoring in the ITU’s Women in Cyber Mentorship Program.