Graduated in Management Informatics, received MSc Degree in Management and a PhD in Information Systems and Technologies (2012). She is currently a Professor of the Department of Computers and Communications at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança - Portugal. She teaches several courses in the area of Informatics. She has some publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and proceedings, and has communications at international scientific conferences and has collaborated as reviewer with journals and conferences.
Research Interests: Information Security; Information Systems Security in Public Administration; Information Systems Security Policies; Higher Education; Virtual Social Networks; Smart Cities; Portuguese Smart Cities Network; Dimensions of a Smart City; Smart Tourism; Internet of Things.
Is a researcher: UNIAG (Applied Management Research Unit, since 2013) and researcher of ALGORITMI (ISTTOS - UM, since 2013).