Emmanuel Dotaro is the head of ICT & Security labs at Thales Secure Communications & Information Systems. He is also leading the Network of Experts in communications across the Thales group. Emmanuel Dotaro received an M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Versailles, France in 1996. He was three years with the Institut National des Telecommunications Performance Evaluation lab. while holding a teaching position at the University of Versailles. He joined in 1999 the Alcatel Research and Innovation lab. at Marcoussis, France. He directed the research on networking topics at Bell Labs including Packet Transport Infrastructure and Semantic and Autonomic Technologies. He joined Thales in 2009 as director of innovation for C4I systems and is now leading ICT and Security labs. He holds more than 30 papers as author or co-author as well as more than 30 patents in the ICT field. He is at the initiative, contributor or leader of various major European and national collaborative research projects. He is serving at various conference or journal Technical Committees as well as regional or national clusters of the digital ecosystem. His current research interests are network softwarization, radio and mobile networks, cloud brokering, security as a service, Software Defined security for security enforcement in 5G and IoT systems as well as detection and remediation related cybersecurity topics.