Aleš Špidla studied technical cybernetics. In 2011, as Director of the Department of Cyber Security at the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic, he drafted a strategy for cyber security in the Czech Republic and participated in discussions on the subject matter and then on the Cyber Security Act itself. He also worked as Head of the Informatics Section of the State Institute for Drug Control, Director of the Department of Security Policies of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Manager of the Risk Management Department at Price Waterhouse Coopers, then at the state enterprise CENDIS, s.p. as a specialist in cyber security and in the state-owned company NAKIT, s.p. as head of the security department. He is currently working as a cyber security manager at the General Financial Directorate. He is president of the Czech Institute of Information Security Managers, guarantor and teacher of the MBA study program “Management and Cyber Security” and co-guarantor and teacher of LL.M program “Information Protection” at CEVRO Institute. He is intensively involved in the evangelization of cyber and information security in all its aspects. He lectures at conferences, performs in the media, publishes articles on this topic.
President of the Czech Institute of Information Security Managers