Avesta Hojjati

Avesta Hojjati

Company: DigiCert, Inc.

Job Title: Head of R&D

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Avesta Hojjati is the Head of R&D at DigiCert, where he manages advanced development of cybersecurity products. Before joining DigiCert, Avesta was part of the Symantec and Yahoo security teams, as well as operating his own cybersecurity startup. Avesta focuses on applied cryptography, blockchain, post-quantum crypto, and IoT security. Avesta earned his Masters in computer science with a concentration on security from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and he’s currently completing his PhD dissertation on applications of blockchain and IoT in manufacturing.

Avesta Hojjati Seminars

  • Security in Modern Era: The Threat of Quantum Computers to Cyber Security Wed 31st Oct 11:30 - 12:00

    Security in Modern Era: The Threat of Quantum Computers to Cyber Security

    Quantum computing is still in its infancy but already poses challenges to digital security. We’ll look at the high-level issues that cyber security companies will face in the near future, as well as the threats to security-sensitive industries such as finance and health care. We’ll also discuss how cyber security companies can prepare for the post-quantum crypto era.

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    Avesta Hojjati

    Avesta Hojjati

    Time / Place

    Wed 31st Oct 11:30 to 12:00

    Future Cyber Tech, Application Security & DevOps Theatre

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