Making Cloud SLAs readily usable in the EU private sector

Erkuden Rios, Tecnalia - Spain


Erkuden Rios is R&D project manager in the ICT Division of Tecnalia. She is currently coordinator of the H2020 MUSA project on multi-cloud security ( ), and the coordinator of the Data Protection, Security and Privacy in Cloud Cluster of EU-funded research projects, launched by DG-CNECT in April 2015 ( ).

She is specialised in trust and security engineering technologies and has worked in a number of large European and Spanish national projects on the subject such as TACIT, RISC, ANIKETOS, SWEPT, CIPHER and SHIELDS. Erkuden is vice-chair of WG2 in CEN Workshop on Requirements and Recommendations for Assurance in Cloud Security (RACS), initiated by CIRRUS project, and collaborates with Technology Platforms and Forums such as ECSO and the Spanish Technology Platform on Trust & Security – eSEC.

After obtaining her MSc in Telecommunication Engineering at the University of Basque Country (Spain), she worked for Ericsson Spain for 6 years before joining Tecnalia in 2003.