Itai Dinur is a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Computer Science at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at the Weizmann Institute of Science where his research was focused on the topic of methods in cryptanalysis of secret key algorithms. He also spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher in the cryptography group at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. His research interests are in the areas of computer and cyber security. His research is focused on the design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms.