Dr Kate (Katsiaryna) Labunets is an independent cyber security researcher based in the Netherlands. Before, she was a cyber security postdoc for VSNU Digital Society track on Safety and Security and H2020 CYBECO projects at the Delft University of Technology. She holds a PhD in Information and Communication Technology from the University of Trento (Italy) and a Master in Mathematics from Belarussian State University (Minsk, Belarus).
Her research focuses on cyber risk management, security behaviour, human aspects, and empirical methods. She combines quantitative and qualitative research methods in her empirical studies to explore problems in the intersection of cyber security and human factors fields.