Javed Samuel is the Practice Head of NCC Group’s specialized Cryptography Services Division. Javed and his team specialize on novel cryptographic implementation and design assessments across a range of areas such as open-source cryptography projects, embedded devices, post-quantum cryptography, block-chain ecosystems, smart contract execution environments, authentication mechanisms, encryption tools and custom protocol reviews. We also devote significant time to cryptography research across multiple areas and regularly present at various security conferences. Prior to NCC Group, Javed worked as a developer with Oracle’s Database Security group.
Javed obtained an MEng and BSc in Computer Science MIT. His MEng thesis was in geometric algorithms: Lower bounds for Embedding the Earth Mover Distance Metric into Normed Spaces. He obtained a Rhodes Scholarship and completed an MSc in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Oxford University. His thesis was on analyzing a mathematical model of the spread of computer viruses: The Fitness Network: Properties and Epidemic Dynamics.