Pavol gained his BSc. at the FEI-STU in Bratislava and MSc in Computer Science at the Czech Technical University with master thesis focused on ultra-secure systems.
He holds many prestigious security certifications including CISSP and CEH, he is Slovak OWASP chapter leader, co-founder of Progressbar and SOIT organizations where he is responsible for IT security.
Pavol uses to have regular presentations at various worldwide security conferences (in Netherlands, Luxembourg, Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Prague). In the past, he demonstrated vulnerabilities in the public transport SMS tickets in all major cities in Europe, together with his colleague Norbert Szetei he practically demonstrated vulnerabilities in Mifare Classic RFID cards. He has 14 years experience in IT security, penetration testing and security auditing including social engineering and digital forensic analysis.
He is co-author of the OWASP Testing Guide v3, has a deep knowledge of the OSSTMM, ISO17799/27001 and many years experience in seeking vulnerabilities. He has a knowledge of many programming languages (ASM, C, C++, XSLT, Perl, Java, PLSQL, Lisp, Prolog, scripting languages) and operating systems. He is also focused on VoIP and interesting IT security research.