About us

Embedded Security Lab is a part of Digital Design & Dependability Research Group at the Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Technical University in Prague. It is headed by Martin Novotný.

Our areas of interest include:

  • Digital security
  • Cryptographic hardware
  • Side-channel attacks and countermeasures
  • Digital circuit design, FPGA design
  • Microprocessors, SmartCards, RFIDs,...
  • Reliability and dependability of cryptographic implementations
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Security analysis of pervasive devices
  • Probing security
  • Post-quantum cryptography


  • 6 PhD students
  • 1 currently supervised undergraduate and graduate students
  • 3 successfully defended doctoral dissertations
  • 9 successfully defended master's theses
  • 11 successfully defended bachelor's theses
  • 36 publications in the past 6 years


Department of Digital System Design
Faculty of Information Technology
Czech Technical University in Prague

Thákurova 9
Praha 6
CZ-160 00
Czech Republic

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