For the past year Justinas has worked as a cyber security consultant for the Data Protection Office of the ICRC, specifically on secure and privacy-enhancing biometric technologies, specializing in meeting the needs of the humanitarian sector. He is currently working on a joint ICRC/École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne ( EPFL ) project on the development of a privacy-by-design biometrics system, led by Professor Carmela Troncoso’s SPRING Lab.
Justinas recently graduated as a Computer Science Master’s student from EPFL, specialized in cyber security with a minor in Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship. His Master’s thesis was on the topic of “Privacy and Security of Biometric technologies and evaluating risks of Biometric Authentication Systems in Humanitarian Action”. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree a in Computer Science from EPFL, with a specialization in Visual Computing.