I am Professor for IT Security at the Munich University of Applied Sciences.
Between 2007 and 2019 I was working as a Principal Security Engineer for Siemens and was the Head of the Siemens CERT. Further I served between 2015 and 2021 on the Board of Directors of FIRST.org and was the Chairman from 2017 to 2019.
I received my PhD in computer science from the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg at the Chair for IT Security Infrastructures. I studied computer science at the University of Applied Science Landshut.