David Pokorný was born in Nymburk, Czech Republic, in 1996. He received the Bachelors's degree in Information Security in 2019, and the Master's degree in Computer Security in 2021 from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Information Technology. Currently, he is a Ph.D. Student and a member of Embedded Security Lab at the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Information Technology, Department of Digital Design.
He teaches the Introduction to Cybersecurity and Security subjects at the Department of Information Security. He is the author of two published articles. His research interests include cryptanalysis, especially of multivariate and post-quantum cryptography, and side-channel analysis, in particular algebraic masking and probing security.
Mr. Pokorný received the dean's award for his Master's thesis.