About the Author

Jan Pelzl

Jan Pelzl is Professor for Computer Security at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamm-Lippstadt. Before becoming a Professor, he was Managing Director of ESCRYPT – Embedded Security, a leading security consultancy company. He has successfully managed numerous national and international industry projects, and has a deep insight into security needs in the real world.

As a researcher, Dr. Pelzl had investigated practical aspects of elliptic curve-based cryptography and cryptanalysis. He has published extensively about his theoretical and industrial work at leading international conferences and journals. Dr. Pelzl holds a Ph.D. in applied cryptography and has been teaching IT security and cryptography courses in industry for many years.

Contact Jan Pelzl: jan.pelzl@hshl.de