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Apostol Vassilev


"The importance of entropy to information security", IEEE Computer, 02/2014; 47(2):78-81


IT Security Specialist
Computer Security Division
Security Testing, Validation and Measurement Group

Employment History:

March, 2013 – current: IT Specialist (Security), SMA Group,CSD, ITL, NIST

November, 2006 – current: Founder and Lead Engineer, NetIDSys, Inc., Austin,TX

March, 2008 – October, 2012: Manager - Cryptographic and Security TestingLaboratory, atsec information security corp., Austin, TX

March, 2001 – October 2006: Principal Architect, Gemalto Inc., Austin TX

March, 1996 – February, 2001: Senior Engineer/Project Leader, SchlumbergerTechnology Corporation, Austin, TX

August, 1992- February, 1996: Research Assistant, Texas A&M University,College Station, TX

June, 1992- August, 1995: Scientific Collaborator, Brookhaven National Laboratory,Upton, NY


Ph.D. (Mathematics), Texas A&M University, 1996


Phone: 301-975-3221
Fax: 301-975-4007