Who We Are

Kudelski Security is an independent cybersecurity partner to enterprise and public sector clients, delivering powerful, bespoke solutions to address their toughest security challenges.

 

Purposeful innovation is at the heart of our corporate culture, which stems from our Kudelski Group heritage. Founded in 1951 with the launch of its NAGRA recording equipment, Kudelski Group is renowned for ground-breaking innovations that have shaped the evolution of digital television. Kudelski Group holds over 4,700 patents across a variety of technologies, and invests around $200 million in R&D each year.

Over the past two years, Kudelski Security has augmented its long-standing cryptography and engineering capabilities with some of the world’s foremost blockchain experts. We’ve developed the technical and strategic capabilities to help enterprises create secure blockchain technologies that address their business challenges, from inception and design to implementation and training.

 

With our legacy of technological experience and client-oriented approach, Kudelski Security is uniquely positioned to help enterprises build security into their blockchain solutions from day one.

Our global reach and cyber solutions focus are reinforced by key international partnerships, including alliances with world-leading security technology firms and experts in specialized services. As a result, our clients have access to the tools, knowledge, and talent needed to realize a comprehensive security program.

 

Kudelski Security has more than 300 employees, and locations across Europe and the United States.

OUR BLOCKCHAIN LEADERS

The Kudelski Blockchain Security Center is comprised of industry specialists and blockchain experts that enable you to implement and sustain new business models based on blockchain technology. This team offers sound advisory support and the proven technology you need in order to move forward with confidence.

 

Scott Carlson

Head of Blockchain Security – Scott spearheads the overall business strategy and direction of our program.

 

 

Ryan Spanier

Head of Solution Architecture and Research Ryan is responsible for the overall architecture, design and delivery of our solutions, including foundational technologies and developer solutions

 

 

Nathan Hamiel

Director of Cybersecurity Research Nathan leads the fundamental research program on blockchain, regularly presenting his research at global cybersecurity events.

 

 

Jean-Philippe Aumasson

Vice President of Technology Jean-Philippe (JP) leads the crypto assessments programs, and is a leading research and activist in the blockchain community.

This core team works closely together with Kudelski Security’s broader resources to simplify and secure blockchain design, development and deployment within in your enterprise environments.

 

  • Kudelski Security Advanced Labs provide the expertise and cutting-edge technology to carry out crypto assessments.
  • We have Research teams and Labs both in the United States and in Switzerland.
  • Advisory consultants help ensure blockchain technology strategy is securely and sustainably deployed.
  • The core team supports internal development initiatives to drive innovation in enterprise blockchain security, with real-world application.

Blog

  • Google, IBM, and the Quantum Supremacy Affair Explained
    by Tommaso Gagliardoni on November 20, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    You have probably heard about some big announcement by Google on the topic of “quantum supremacy”, and maybe also about a rebuttal by IBM criticizing […]

  • Audit of Binance TSS-lib
    by Tommaso Gagliardoni on November 6, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    Binance created an open source software library available on Github implementing a threshold ECDSA signature scheme (TSS), and hired Kudelski Security to perform a security […]

  • Audit of KZen’s Multi-party ECDSA
    by Nathan Hamiel on November 4, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    KZen hired Kudelski Security to perform a security assessment of their Multi-party ECDSA library and provided us access to their source code and associated documentation. […]

  • Navigating Your First Month as a New CISO
    by John Hellickson on November 4, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    The single most important thing you can do is to start building the relationships and political capital you’ll need to run your security program. Here’s how. In any new job, it’s important to assess the lay of the land. But when you start a new CISO role — whether it’s your first or fifth — […]

  • The Office 365 Avenue of Approach
    by Mark Mattei on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Threat actors, advanced persistent threats, and simple cybercriminals are always looking for the latest way to get in or take advantage of potential victims. An avenue of approach is defined as a route of an attacking force leading to its objective. The latest and easiest avenue of approach is Office 365. Since this capability is […]

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