Erez joined Nokia Bell Labs in 2016 after working for 20 years at various security and networking companies. In his last role as a security architect at Cisco, Erez focused on IoT and content protection. In this role Erez was a co-inventor of a new content scrambling algorithm for Pay-TV systems (CSA-3).
Erez academic research focused on Cryptography, both in his M.Sc. studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science and in his Ph.D. studies at the Bar-Ilan university.
During the time of his studies Erez taught security and cryptography courses at Bar-Ilan University and the Open University.