Ales Cernivec

Ales Cernivec

MSc. Ales Cernivec, CSO at XLAB d.o.o. (XLAB Research), has been working as a researcher and a project manager for the last 10 years. Currently, as a CSO at XLAB, his main focus are activities related to company’s implementation of ISO 27001 and company-wide GDPR compliance. In the last couple of years, he has been involved in plethora of EU and commercial research and innovation projects related to cyber security, cloud computing and e-governance.

Moreover, he has been XLAB’s team lead in the most recent FP7 and H2020 projects related to cyber security: most current projects are FORTIKA (Cyber Security Accelerator for trusted SMEs IT Ecosystem) and WISER (Wide-Impact cyber security risk framework). He has been leading implementation of Slovenian interoperability portal ( and contributed to Slovenian open data portal (

His primary interest is cyber security, his interests encompass number of security-related problems: mobile security, federated identity management, authentication and authorization frameworks, data sharing and safeguard privacy in the context of mass data handling. Moreover, he has a good insight into cloud related technologies (hypervisors, IaaS frameworks such as OpenStack and OpenNebula) due to deployments of the infrastructures for commercial clients.

On Twitter: @alescernivec




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