PhD in Telecommunications Engineering by Technical University of Madrid(UPM) and postdoc researcher in network security by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). He has been a senior security researcher for more than 10 years and has published more than 60 academic publications (IEEE, ACM, JCR, hacking conferences…), books and computer security tools.
He has also worked in advanced projects with European Organisms, public bodies and multinational companies (global 500). For over a decade, he has been involved in security architecture design, penetration tests, forensic analysis, mobile and wireless environments, and information security research (leading technical and scientific teams).
Alfonso frequently takes part as a speaker in hacking conferences (STIC CCN-CERT, DeepSec, HackInTheBox, Virus Bulletin, RootedCon, 8.8, No cON Name, GSICKMinds, Cybercamp, Secadmin, JNIC, Ciberseg,X1RedMasSegura, Navaja Negra) and commercial and academic security conferences (+60 talks). He is certified by CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CEHv8 (Certified Ethical Hacker), CHFIv8 (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator) and CES (Certified Encryption Specialist). Several academic and professional awards.