Predrag TASEVSKI holds a Master of Science in Engineering in the field of Cyber Security from TTÜ Estonia, then he obtained a Post-Master degree (Diplôme d'Ingénieur de specialisation) in Security in Computer Systems and Communications from Elite school EURECOM, France. Currently he is a consultant and based in Frankfurt am Main Germany.
His objective research interests are in the field of cyber security, cyber defence, security awareness, risk assessment, identity/risk management, cyber risk, cyber insurance, awareness-raising, socio-technical aspects, data scientist and hacktivist and so on.
Predrag is an author of two paperback books, as well as being published in international conferences, magazines, journals and he is a blogger at ResPublica. Moreover, he is a Macedonian representative of DiploFoundation, mentor at Startup - Academy for Young Entrepreneurs, and he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a Lead/External Auditor for ISMS.
Today, he is an independent cyber security researcher and a founder of CyberSecurity.mk - R&D company based in Macedonia.
I have finished my Post-Master (Diplôme d’Ingénieur de specialisation) in Security in Computer Systems and Communications at EURECOM, France. Where currently I'm a PhD Candidate at Tallinn Technical University, Tallinn Estonia, within research topics cyber risk and cyber insurance.
Much of my research has been about cyber security as part of national security awareness, risk assessment, identity/risk management, cyber defence, cyber risk, cyber insurance, cyber crime, socio-technical aspects, methodological approach to awareness, password attacks, frequently occurring security incidents, threats, etc. My current work focuses on cyber risk and cyber insurance, defining correlation between threats vs. vulnerabilities, and likelihood of impact loss. I’m also interested in techniques and methods for data analysis and data science / mining.
Moreover, for everyday tasks usually I use: Emacs, org-mode, LaTeX, Linux (Lubuntu); windows 7, FreeMind, GIMP, and many other open source software. Additionally I use for development and for data mining the following: Python, R, Beautiful Soup, IPython and many others.
I am very interested in photographing and I own Nikon 80 DSLR, cooking, travelling and skiing. Sometimes, I go to yoga class, DJing - here is the music that I love and the one that I can not live without, and many other things.
Here are my video and journal interviews around the world.
Global Voices Advocacy, Why Did the Giant Ears Cross the Road? To Protest State Surveillance in Macedonia.
If you want you can contact me through encryption as well!
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