Dr Julian Jang-Jaccard is an associate professor with the Information Technology cluster of the College of Science at Massey University. She is an experienced IT professional whose career has spanned over 20 years across industries, universities and a top government research agency. Her core research focuses sit in two broad categories: cyber security and data science. In the cyber-security area, her research focuses on developing algorithms and protocols to protect the user (via identity management and access control), the system (via intrusion detection, trust-based computing and trustworthy systems, cloud storage protection, mobile malware protection) and data (via applied cryptography, trust policies and data anonymisation). In the data science area, combined with her background in database research, her research focuses on developing privacy-preserving techniques and machine-learning algorithms to enhance the scope of big data analytics. She is an active member of several cyber-security and health data informatics research communities and has published more than 50 articles in leading conferences and journal venues, including IEEE and ACM.