Ulf Mattsson

Ulf Mattsson

CTO - Atlantic BT Security Solutions

Ulf is the Chief Technology Officer at Atlantic BT Security Solutions, and earlier at Compliance Engineering. Ulf was the Chief Technology Officer and a founder of Protegrity. He invented the Protegrity Vaultless Tokenization, Data Type Preservation (DTP2) and created the initial architecture of Protegrity's database security technology. Prior to Protegrity, Ulf worked 20 years at IBM in software development and in IBM's Research organization, in the areas of IT Architecture and Security, and received a US Green Card of class ‘EB 11 – Individual of Extraordinary Ability’ after endorsement by IBM.


Ulf is the inventor of more than 45 patents in the areas of Encryption, Policy Driven Data Encryption, Internal Threat Protection, Data Usage Control and Intrusion Prevention. One line of his research during the last 15 years is in the area of managing and enforcing security policies for databases, including joint projects with research and development teams at IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Sybase, Informix, Teradata, and RSA. 


Ulf is a research member of IFIP and a member of ANSI X9. Leading journals and professions magazines, including IEEE Xplore, ISACA and IBM Journals, published more than 100 of his in-depth professional articles and papers. Ulf received Industry's 2008 Most Valuable Performers (MVP) award together with technology leaders from IBM, Cisco Systems, Ingres, Google and other leading companies. Ulf frequently gives presentations at leading security and database conferences in US, Europe and ASIA, and frequent tutorials at the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). 


Ulf received a master's degree in physics from Chalmers University of Technology.


Specialties: IT Security, Data Encryption, Key Management, Databases, PCI DSS.