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Berit Skjernaa

Senior Security and Privacy Specialist, PhD / Security Lab

Berit Skjernaa

Berit has a holistic approach to cybersecurity and is particularly interested in the user perspective. She has a PhD in mathematics from Aarhus University, during which she specialised in elliptic-curve cryptography.

She brings her knowledge to Danish and international research projects where she contributes to the development of privacy-preserving tools that will enable companies to develop new services based on personal data – while at the same time respecting people’s privacy.

Berit is involved in various tasks, incl. project management, research and development. She is also an experienced speaker and provides expertise to a wide range of professional networks, such as the MyData community, InfinIT and the Danish innovation agent scheme.

Primære arbejdsopgaver og faglig interesse:

Main tasks and expertise

Idea generation / Project management / User involvement / Cryptography / Cryptanalysis / Software development / Algorithms / Code enhancement
Senior Security and Privacy Specialist, PhD
+45 26 58 53 73
Åbogade 34, 8200 Aarhus N
Nygaard building, 3rd floor room 375