Visiting Researcher, Microsoft
Nadia Heninger is a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research New England. Her research focuses on security, cryptography, and algorithms. She is best known for her work identifying widespread entropy problems in cryptographic keys on the Internet, and for developing the "cold boot" attack against disk encryption systems. In 2011-2012, Heninger was an NSF mathematical sciences Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, San Diego. She received her Ph.D. in computer science in 2011 from Princeton University.