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Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen

Head of Security Lab, PhD / Security Lab

Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen

As Head of our Security Lab, Gerts attention is focused on bringing knowledge about cyber security and innovative security solutions to Danish companies.

He is an experienced speaker who gives talks on security challenges in our digital society – and how to overcome them. Gert also serves on the Danish council for digital security (Rådet for Digital sikkerhed).

Together with Security Lab, he helps companies deploy state-of-the-art cryptography in practice – for example in smart products (IoT), cloud solutions and privacy-preserving solutions.

Gert has a PhD in cryptography from the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University. He specialised in multiparty computation, public key cryptography and new protocols for identity management. 

Primære arbejdsopgaver og faglig interesse:

Main tasks and expertise

Theory of cryptography / Cryptographic protocol theory / Digital signatures / IoT security / Cloud security / Secure Multiparty Computation / Public Key cryptography
Head of Security Lab, PhD
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