Sashko Ristov is born on 20.11.1976 in Kavadarci, Republic of Macedonia. Primary and secondary school completed as the best pupil, awarded with more than 100 diplomas on city's, regional and national contest in mathematics, informatics, physics, as well as medals on national olympiads in mathematics. He was international contestant on the 37th International Olympiad in mathematics in 1995.
Graduated on Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Skopje, on Computer technics, informatics and authomatic, in 2000, with average 9.29(from 10), awarded every study year among the best students. His master thesis: “Analysis of Web Service Security and its Impact on Web Server Performance” defended on 11.05.2011, on Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies.
During the period 2000-2008 works in Macedonian Telecom as a Project Manager for Software Application, IT Security Senior Specialist, and First Security Officer on MTnet CA PKI System. In 2002 is awarded as an employee of the year.
From 2008 to 2011 works in the Institute of Informatics in Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics in Skopje, as teaching and research assistant, taking exercises for courses Computer Architecture, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, Microprocessors, Computer Networks, Computer Network Design, Internet Programming, Quality of Software and Testing, Teamwork. He is CISCO CCNA instructor in Regional CISCO Academy.
From 2011 works on PhD thesis “Performance and Security in Cloud Computing”.