Mohamed Nabeel is a research scientist in the Cyber Security Group at Qatar Computing Research Institute. He has over 15 years of experience in research and development in the field of information security. Prior to the current position, he worked several years in the database security team at Oracle America Inc. as a senior development engineer where he contributed to improve the security controls of Oracle database system and authored patents. He has a PhD in information security and applied cryptography from Purdue University, USA. He has made many research contributions in the field of information security and database systems. He is also a believer of open source software and currently a committer of Apache Software Foundation. Previously, he was a committer of PHP PECL project.