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Lecture – Avesta Hojjati
October 29, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Head of R&D
Monday, October 29, 2018
11:30pm – pizza
11:45am – lecture
Avesta will present a talk on Cyber Security
BIOAvesta 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 cyber security 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 and his team will present their ongoing research at DigiCert where they are striving to solve the foundational problems of modern cyber security.