Anum Farooq Janjua

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Organization: British American Tobacco Company
Affiliation: NextGen@ICANN
Region: Asia
Country: Pakistan
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   Anum Farooq Janjua

Anum Farooq Janjua is an Engineer by qualification with majors in Computer & Communication Networks. She was introduced to ICANN back in 2015 while attending the DNS-Sec workshop organized by APNIC. The field of Internet Security caught her interest and she carried out some research in her undergrad years on IPv6 Security. Her research paper got approve to be presented at IEEE Trustcom 2017. She became a part of the ICANN family in 2017 and is particularly interested in understanding the social and economic impact of domain names. Anum attended APSIG 2017 and APrIGF 2017 and that is when she got introduced to the vastness of Internet domains and thereon decided to learn more about Internet policies and governance!

Career History

EH&S Executive - Pakistan Tobacco Company (A Subsidiary of British American Tobacco Group) Since Oct. 2015 to Present

Project Management Intern - Huawei Technologies Since July 2015 to Sept 2015

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

Fellow (2017) to APSIG in Bangkok, Thailand – Asia Pacific School on Internet Governance

Fellow (2017) to APrIGF in Bangkok, Thailand – Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum

NextGen (2017) to ICANN 60 held at Abu Dhabi


Bachelors of Electrical Engineering • 2015 • National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan

Graduated with bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan. Majors include Computer Communication Networks, Mobile Communication & Power Distribution & Utilization.


Research Paper – Securing the Neighbour Discovery Protocol in IPv6 Stateful Autoconfiguration presented and published in IEEE