CYSEC SA welcomes Pascal Junod to its Advisory Board

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Feb. 14th, 2020.

We are growing our team with amazing talents!

CYSEC is delighted to announce the arrival of Pascal Junod to the company Advisory Board effective February 1st, 2020.

Pascal is currently a cryptographer at one of the largest social media companies. His fields of expertise and academic interests include applied cryptography, software protection, software security and ethical hacking.

Thanks to his track record in academic research, extensive industry knowledge and experience as well as his entrepreneurial spirit, Pascal will provide valuable expertise to further accelerate the development of CYSEC’s security technology.

Pascal Junod commented: “I am very excited to join the Advisory Board of CYSEC and I am looking forward to help the company define the future of their secure solutions.”

Alexandre Karlov, CTO of CYSEC reacted: “I’m delighted to welcome Pascal to CYSEC’s Advisory Board. Pascal’s experience will greatly help the development of CYSEC solutions as well as accelerate CYSEC’s applied research even further.”

About Pascal Junod

Pascal graduated with a Master in Computer Science from ETH Zurich in 2000. He obtained his PhD in cryptography at EPF Lausanne in 2004 where he was working as a full-time teaching and research assistant in the Security and Cryptography Laboratory of Prof. Serge Vaudenay.

Starting 2005 Pascal worked as cryptographer for the Kudelski Group, a world leader in the Pay-TV and cybersecurity industry. From 2008 to 2017 Pascal held a faculty position (full professor) at the University of Applied Science Western Switzerland (HES-SO) where, among other duties, he was responsible for establishing the information security bachelor/master programs. In 2016, he co-founded an information security startup with a successful exit – SA – active in the domain of software protection.

Pascal has led numerous successful R&D projects in the areas of industrial cryptography and information security as well as consulting engagements. Pascal is an author of several cryptography books, multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, has spoken at renowned conferences and is author of numerous patents in the field of industrial cryptography.


CYSEC SA is a cybersecurity company that was founded in May 2018 and is based in the EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne, Switzerland. The CYSEC team includes cybersecurity experts with proven track-records and extensive industry experience. Our cryptographers hold PhDs from EPFL, ETHZ, and TU Darmstadt, and together with our software developers and hardware security engineers, they continuously strive to challenge the status quo in cybersecurity.

The company provides a secure execution environment that leverages state-of-the-art hardware and software components to securely host and store critical data and applications. This general-purpose security platform enables the secure execution of critical applications in fields like Finance, IoT and Space-communications in an agile manner. For more information, please visit

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