Juan Enrique Rubio

PhD. Student

Edificio de Investigación Ada Byron
C/ Arquitecto Francisco Peñalosa, nº 18
Ampliación Campus de Teatinos. Universidad de Málaga
29071 Málaga (Spain)
Phone: +34-951-952915    Fax: +34-951-952749
E-mail: rubio@lcc.uma.es

Domain of interest and research

Mr. Juan Enrique is a PhD student at the University of Malaga, who receives funds from the Spanish Ministry of Education under the FPU program. He obtained the Bachelor's degree in Computer Science in 2014 and the Master's Degree in Computer Science in 2016, both with distinction by the same University. He has been a collaborator in the Department of Computer Science since 2013, and his research activities today are focused on the protection of critical infrastructures. In particular, among its publications, we can highlight the analysis of cybersecurity threats that arise with the paradigm of Industry 4.0 and the concept of Industrial Internet of Things, interconnecting productive processes of all sectors with cutting-edge information and communications technologies. In this sense, Juan Enrique also has works in the design of mechanisms that preserve the privacy of users in the context of Smart Grid, and currently works in national and international projects related to these areas.

Scope of Research

  • Secure monitoring and control in Critical Systems
  • Security and Privacy in the Smart Grid
  • Security in Industry 4.0 Infrastructures
  • Cyber-Physical Systems Security


  • MSc in Computer Science (University of Málaga, Spain, 2016)
  • BSc in Computer Science (University of Málaga, Spain, 2014)

Scientific Activities

  • Invited Reviewer in Journals:
    • International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection. ISSN: 1874-5482
    • Journal of Security and Communication Networks. ISSN: 1939-0122

Relevant Publications

Attended Courses and Seminars

  • IPICS’15.  Intensive Programme on Information and Communication Security. Lesvos island, Greece (2015)
  • Cyber Secure Car 16: Conference on safety, security and privacy for the connected car. Munich, Germany (2016)