Dan Cvrcek

Dan Cvrcek is a security architect and engineer learning how to run his start-up Enigma Bridge. He has extensive experience with large banking systems from operational procedures to system architectures: Swift, card payment processing, UK Faster Payments, large key management systems. His hardware encounters include smart cards, custom and embedded systems, and hardware security modules, from design, testing, defences to attacks. He reverse-engineered a hidden API of Chrysalis-ITS crypto modules (now SafeNet) with Mike Bond, Steven Murdoch and others. Dan got his uni degrees (PhD and Associate Prof.) from Brno University of Technology, and had fun as a post-doc at the University of Cambridge (2003-2004, 2007-2008), Deloitte London (2008-2009), start-ups, freelance security consultant (2010-2016) - clients include Barclays and Deutsche Bank, co-founded Enigma Bridge in 2015. @dancvrcek