Ksenia ErmoshinaResearcher, ISCC | Russia Speaker
Ksenia Ermoshina is a postdoctoral researcher at Institut des Sciences de Communication CNRS, she currently works for Nextleap.eu project. She focuses on development of end-to-end encrypted messaging and mail clients, and on usages of encryption by high-risk users in countries at risk. She holds a PhD from Mines Paris Tech. Her thesis examines the civic hacking movement and studies the development of mobile applications as tools to adress important social and political challenges in Russia and France, from corruption to police violence and discrimination. As an Internet freedom activist and privacy advocate, Ksenia organizes regular cryptoparties called “Transcyberian” in Paris.