Tomislav Nad is Chief Security Architect & Cryptographer at InfoSec Global. He is a security professional and engineer by heart. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics with focus on IT-Security. During his master thesis he discovered his passion for cryptography and he continued with a PhD in Cryptography under the supervision of Vincent Rijmen at the University of Technology Graz. After he spent 6 years in research working on design, analysis and implementation of cryptographic primitives, he switched to industry to apply his analysis and design skills to today’s security problems. He joined InfoSec Global in 2014 as Security Architect and Cryptographer and leads today ISG’s crypto research team which ambitions are top level security research, turning ideas into innovations and shaping the future of cryptography in the industry. He brings 10+ years of experience in research, application of cryptography and design of security systems. During the last years he has certified as CISSP and CISA.