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Carlos Serrao

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
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Recent publications

  • Web Application Security: Iberic Web Application Security Conference, IBWAS 2009, Madrid, Spain, December 10-11, 2009. Revised Selected Papers (Communications in Computer and Information Science)

    • Serrao C
    • Aguilera V
    • Cerullo F
  • IDRM - Interoperable Digital Rights Management: Interoperability Mechanisms for Open Rights Management Platforms

    • Serrão C

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

December 2008 - Present



Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

December 2006 - December 2008(2 years)


ISCTE - Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa

January 2001 - April 2004(3 years)

BSc. (5 year degree)

ISCTE - Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa

September 1991 - December 1996(5 years)


Born in Lisbon in 1973. Concluded his BSc (5 years degree) in 1996, in Management and Computer Science, at ISCTE-IUL. Concluded his MSc in 2002, at ISCTE-IUL, with a specialization in Information Security (Information System Management). The thesis topic was about the importance of PKI for the digital content e-commerce. Concluded his PhD in 2008, about the DRM platform interoperability topic in cooperation with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya in Barcelona. Currently he is an Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL/DCTI, giving classes related to Information Security, Development and Management of Information Systems and IS/IT Project Management. Was the former Adetti's Vice-President for several years and currently works as Project Manager and Consultant in R&D projects at Adetti in the NetMuST lab. His main research topics are Information Security, PKI, Secure Access to Multimedia Content, Digital Rights Management and Web-based Information Systems development and management. He has worked on several national and international projects: ACTS AC051 OKAPI, ACTS AC242 OCTALIS, IST-1999-11443 OCCAMM, IST-2000-28646 PRIAM, IST-2001-34144 MOSES, FP6 IP MEDIANET, FP6 NoE E-Next, FP6 STREP WCAM. Also participated on a European Space Agency project (HICOD2000). He is also the author and co-author of several papers in international conferences, journals and project deliverables. Authored several books on PHP. He is also the portuguese leader for OWASP (Open Web Applications Security Project) and authors several blogs (personal, webappsec and allofads).


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