Dan Forsberg

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General information

Software and protocol expert, researcher, security engineer, applied security specialist, project manager.

Dr. Dan Forsberg, CISSP
Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 40 483 5507
eMail: dan (a) forsberg.fi
CV and business

Dan is an innovative researcher and out-of-the-box thinker.

He belongs to Finnish Mensa organization and is a quick learner.

He's a linux network, services, and OS administration expert. He maintained and built multiple web sites with email, DNS, samba, postgreSQL, firewall, etc. earlier. He knows open source world, TCP/IP, and has used the respective tools successfully with many projects.

He has published articles, holds some patents and tens of patent applications. He got Nokia Inventor of the year 2007-2008 award. He has worked in challenging international industry standardization in 3GPP (security working group, SA3) and he led the LTE security standardization work, also technical, inside Nokia. In the past he also participated IETF standardization. Dan has led and participated many research projects inside Nokia Research Center. Before Nokia he was part of the Dynamics - HUT Mobile IPv4 team and did master's thesis related to WLANs with Dynamics. See more on the publications page.

He likes different sports, especially running, boxing, and beach volley. On summer 2010 he ran his first marathon at time 3:55.07 in HCM.

Dan is Christian by heart and among other things actively participates in organizing Alpha courses in Helsinki.

Latest news

2nd edition of our LTE Security (4G) book released
Dan Forsberg, Günther Horn, Wolf-Dietrich Moeller, Valtteri Niemi, LTE Security, 2nd ed, John Wiley & Sons (January 1, 2013), ISBN-10: 111835558X, ISBN-13: 978-1118355589, Hard cover, 368 pages.

Created a logo for my company ISECure Oy.

I'm working fulltime as a Development Manager at Poplatek and taking care of the payment terminals area.

I became CISSP certified security professional.

As a distinguished speaker, I will give a talk about LTE security evolution in the IEEE LCW'10 workshop in Lebanon, 2010-12-18.

My Doctoral defense was on December 3rd 2010 at 12 noon in Aalto University School of Science and Technology, T building, Auditorium T2 (Konemiehentie 2). Find attached a briefing in finnish. Liitteenä väitöstiedote.

As promised last summer (2009), I ran my first marathon this summer 2010. I ran Helsinki City Marathon (HCM) at time 3:55.07. It was warm, but the run was very enjoyable.

Now, you can pre-order our LTE Security (4G) book from Amazon!
Dan Forsberg, Günther Horn, Wolf-Dietrich Moeller, Valtteri Niemi, LTE Security, John Wiley & Sons (December 1, 2010), ISBN-10: 0470661038, ISBN-13: 978-0470661031, Hard cover, 256 pages.

Added a new link to my hobby projects page. This one is an online finnish bank statement parser that outputs Excel file, text, and memory data structures.

Pre-examiners starting to check my D.Sc. (Ph.D.) thesis! Had to wait quite a long time with the last publication.

Added support into Zotero for 3GPP and IETF specifications. See projects.

D.Sc. thesis language checked.

Starting work at TKK as a Researcher for writing introduction to the D.Sc. (Tech) by the end of 2009.

Took voluntarily a resignation packet offered by Nokia to first 1000 people and got a nice compensation.