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

  • Tips From Over A Decade of Working Remotely
    by Nathan Hamiel on March 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The presence of COVID-19 has led to some unprecedented times. With a large portion of the workforce now working from home, there are numerous security implications that arise. Our previous post is an extensive FAQ that covers everything you need to know about the cybersecurity concerns and how to address them. Today, we’ll dive into […]

  • Microsoft Type 1 Font Parsing Critical 0-Day Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
    by Kudelski Security Team on March 24, 2020 at 9:16 pm

    Summary On March 23rd, 2020 Microsoft publicly disclosed the existence of two critical 0-Day vulnerabilities in all recent versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Microsoft is aware of limited targeted attacks that leverage these 0-Day vulnerabilities and has provided guidance on how to temporarily mitigate the exploitation of these unpatched vulnerabilities. Patches for these […]

  • Cybersecurity Concerns with COVID-19
    by Kudelski Security Team on March 18, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    We are having increasing numbers of conversations with clients about cybersecurity and business continuity challenges resulting from the rapid adoption of work-from-home scenarios to combat the spread of COVID-19. Clients are interested in cybersecurity policy updates to improve remote access, and asking for increased employee education around BYOD security, secure WiFi use, basic security hygiene, […]

  • Security Advisory: Microsoft Server Message Block 3 (SMBv3) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
    by Francisco Donoso on March 12, 2020 at 9:10 am

    Updated on March 12th, 2020: to reflect that Microsoft has now made a patch for the vulnerability available. As such, we’ve updated the advisory reflects updated mitigations.    Summary  On March 10th, a critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMBv3) protocol was inadvertently disclosed. The vulnerability, known as CVE-2020-0796, is caused by how newer Windows operating systems handle certain requests, specifically compressed SMBv3 packets. Microsoft intended to release a patch for this […]

  • Differential privacy: a comparison of libraries
    by Nils Amiet on March 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Note that this article is a hands-on, applied, comparison and does not try to explain all the details of differential privacy. For more background information […]

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