Mgr. Ing. Pavel Očenášek, Ph.D.


  • 1994-1998: Grammar school Šumperk (CZ)
  • 1998-2001: Faculty of Electrotechnical Engineering and Computer Science, Brno University of Technology (CZ)
  • 2002-2003: Faculty of Information Technology, BUT (CZ)
    MSc., study programme EI-MSC-5, specialisation CSE
    Master thesis: Formal verification of security protocols (Assoc. Prof. Daniel Cvrček, Ph.D.)
  • 2003-2010: Faculty of Information Technology, BUT (CZ)
    Ph.D, study programme IT-PHD-3, specialisation DIT 
    Disertation thesis: Communication and Security Network Protocols and their Verification (Prof. Miroslav Švéda, Ph.D.)
  • 2007 CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Instructor
  • 2008 CISCO Certified Network Security (NS) Instructor
  • 2015: M.A., Faculty of Law, Masaryk university, Brno  (CZ) (Assoc. Prof. David Kosař, Ph.D., LL.M., J.S.D.)

Seminars, Invited Lectures Abroad Visits:

  • 2003 ZISC School on Formal Security + ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2004 Exploring Complex Landscapes, HUT Helsinki, Finland
  • 2005, 2006, 2011 Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography group, ESAT, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • 2008 University of Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 2009 Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, MX
  • 2006, 2011, 2013 University of Missouri, St.Louis, MO, U.S.A.
  • 2012 Biztek, Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan (nominated by Dean for security expert and associate, Karachi, PK)
  • 2016 University of Toronto, Kanada
Complete iist of participation abroad is available upon request.

Professional career:

  • 2003-2010: Ph.D student, Faculty of Information Technology, BUT (CZ)
  • since 2003: AGERIT (CZ): research, application and management of technologies in the field of security
  • 2005, 2006, 2011, 2013, 2016: abroad experience: Belgium, USA, Canada
  • 2006-2010: Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant, Faculty of Information Technology, BUT (CZ)
  • since 2007: Certified Instructor CISCO LCNA, Faculty of Information Technology, BUT (CZ)
  • since 2010: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information Technology, BUT (CZ)
  • since 2016: attorney at law office Mgr. Petr Hasala
  • since 2017: cooperation with SEDLAKOVA LEGAL s.r.o. on GDPR audits
Acitivities abroad are available upon request.

Projects participation:

Former projects participation:

  • GAČR 102/05/0467 "Architectures of Embedded Systems Networks"
  • GAČR 102/05/0723 "A Framework for Formal Specifications and Prototyping of Information System's Network Applications"
  • GAČR 102/05/H050 "Integrated approach to education of PhD students in the area of parallel and distributed systems"


  • 2003 Prize for MSc thesis, FIT BUT
  • 2007, 2009 Certificate of Appreciation, Informing Science Institut, Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A.

List of all prizes is available upon request.

Research interests:

  • Law and security
  • Forensic systems and technology
  • GDPR
  • Computer networks, communication protocols
  • E-commerce, payment systems
  • Information systems


  • Research groups:
    • NES @ FIT (CZ) (since 2003, info...)
    • COSIC @ ESAT KU Leuven (BE) (2005, 2006, info...)
  • Program Committee:
    • IEEE CISDA (2007)
    • IS+ITE joint Conference (2005, 2006, 2007)
    • FSMCT (since 2011)
    • IJCT journal (since 2011)
  • Organizing Committee:
    • HCII since 2009 special session organizer and chair

    and others...

Other interests:

  • Mountain cycling (Author)
  • Hiking
  • Table tennis
  • Genealogy
  • Digital photography
  • Travelling

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