School of Computer Science, Belfield, University College Dublin

Pasika Ranaweera


Pasika Ranaweera is currently awaiting his PhD viva in School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland. He is now employed as a post-doctoral researcher attached to the same school in UCD under NetSLAB. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Information Engineering in 2010 from University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka and received the Lanekassen scholarship for pursuing the Master’s Degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in 2013 from University of Agder, Norway. Pasika is focused on enhancing the security measures in light-weight virtualization deployments of Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), while his main research focus is directed to service migration aspect of edge computing paradigms. His additional research directives extend to the areas of lightweight security protocols, 5G and MEC integration technologies (SDN, NFV, Blockchain), privacy preservation techniques and IoT security. In addition to the research work he serves as a reviewer for IEEE IoT journal, IEEE IoT Magazine, IEEE Communication Magazine, SN Computer Science, MDPI, and various IEEE hosted conferences and workshops under IEEE Communication Society (also a member of IEEE ComSoc).


Introduction to IoT Security

In a world with “things” and devices interconnected at every level, from wearables to home and building automation, to smart cities and infrastructure, to smart