5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

June 22nd-25th, 2015 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Michael Waidner

Prof. Dr. Michael Waidner for websiteSIT Research Group, Chair; Fraunhofer SIT, Institute Director and Co-Lead, Cybersecurity Analytics and Defences; CASED and EC-SPRIDE, Director

Prof. Michael Waidner is the director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (Fraunhofer SIT) and Chair Professor for Security in IT at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. He is also responsible for two government-funded competency centers located in Darmstadt: for the European Center for Security and Privacy by Design (ECSPRIDE), and for the Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED).
He received his PhD from the University of Karlsruhe. In 1994 he joined the IBM Zurich Research Lab, where he was responsible for the research activities in the areas of cybersecurity and privacy. From 2006-2010 he was with IBM Corp. in New York as Distinguished Engineer and CTO Security and was responsible for IBM's overall security architecture and technical security strategy.