Daniela S. Cruzes is a senior research scientist at SINTEF. Previously, she was adjunct associate professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She worked as a researcher fellow at the University of Maryland and Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering-Maryland. Daniela Cruzes is the project manager of the SoS-Agile (Science of Security for Agile software Development) project funded by the Research Council of Norway. Her interests are agile software development, software security, global software engineering, empirical research methods, theory development and synthesis of software engineering studies.