Ali Dehghantanha

Dr. Ali Dehghantanha (CISSP, CISM)
Director – Cyber Science Lab, University of Guelph
Director – Master of Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence Program – University of Guelph

Dr. Dehghantanha is an academic-entrepreneur in cybersecurity and cyber threat intelligence. In 2020, he was named as the first and the only Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence in Ontario-Canada which illustrates his potential as a world leader in this field and his exceptional talent. On an international scale, he secured a European Union (EU) Marie-Curie International Incoming Fellowship, which is among the most competitive research awards in the EU. He has contributed immensely to several fields in cybersecurity including malware analysis, Internet of Things (IoT) security, and digital forensics. He is among few academics contributing to fundamental research in cyber threat intelligence, with most research taking place in industry settings. He is currently the director of Cyber Science Lab ( and the director of Master of Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence program ( at the University of Guelph, Ontario