Email: asoneji AT asu DOT edu
Twitter: @sonejiananta
Curriculum Vitae

I am a Computer Science Ph.D. student at Arizona State University working under the supervision of Dr. Adam Doupé. I am a member of the Laboratory of Security Engineering for Future Computing (SEFCOM). My research interests are under the umbrella of Usable Security and Privacy, where I employ social science methods to conduct human factors qualitative research studies and uncover issues with the human component of security and privacy.


1. ''Nudes? Shouldn't I charge for these?'': Motivations of New Sexual Content Creators on OnlyFans [pdf]
Honorable Mention (top 5%)
Vaughn Hamilton, Ananta Soneji, Allison McDonald, Elissa Redmiles.
Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’23), Hamburg, Germany, April 2023.

2. ''Flawed, but like democracy we don't have a better system'': The Experts’ Insights on the Peer Review Process of Evaluating Security Papers [pdf]
Acceptance rate: 147/1012, ~14.5%
Ananta Soneji, Faris Bugra Kokulu, Carlos Rubio-Medrano, Tiffany Bao, Ruoyu Wang, Yan Shoshitaishvili, and Adam Doupé.
Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland), San Francisco, CA, May 2022.

3. Matched and Mismatched SOCs: A Qualitative Study on Security Operations Center Issues [pdf]
Acceptance rate: 149/933, ~16%
Faris Bugra Kokulu, Ananta Soneji, Tiffany Bao, Yan Shoshitaishvili, Ziming Zhao, Adam Doupé, and Gail-Joon Ahn.
The 26th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), London, UK, November, 2019.


Ph.D. in Computer Science
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Expected: May 2024

MCS in Computer Science
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2017 - 2019

B.Tech. (Honours) in ICT with minor in Computational Science
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gujarat, India
2013 - 2017

Professional Service

Program Committee Member, CSET 2023
Mentoring Junior Co-Chair, SOUPS 2022