Dr Dan Cvrcek a serial entrepreneur and a cyber security consultant with a strong track record of successfully delivering projects in financial sector - from Tier 1 banks to FinTech companies. He also presented at various IT security events including BlackHat and DEFCON. His work has been quoted or featured in Ars Technica, The Register, Forbes, etc. Dan has been working as an independent consultant since 2010 when he left Deloitte. A theme, which links all he has been doing throughout his career was to make sure that benefits of security projects justify their costs. The projects he worked on include advisory and design of new security strategies, definitions of security architectures (including main Tier 1 banking systems), reviews and creation of security processes and operations, evaluation of feasibility and cost-benefit analysis of security projects. His background is engineering and applied cryptography, but his recent work focused on business and organizational aspects of information security in his client organizations. He founded start-up companies focusing on management aspects of encryption.