Yvon  received the PhD from Université de Rennes, France under the supervision of Prof Michel Raynal and ‘habilitation à diriger les recherches’. He holds a position of Professor at IMT Atlantique, one of the leading technical university in France. Yvon lectures distributed systems and cyber security.  For research, as a member of CNRS – Labsticc he is active on research on cybersecurity for maritime  and harbor infrastructures –  he held a research chair with Thales, Naval Group and the French Navy. Yvon supervised directly about 30 Phd students who are  now involved in research and academia.