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Cyber Security Expert Specializing in Access Control

Technical Consultant #1912


  • Security and cyber security information, including - but not limited to - software security, access control, application security, middleware security, operating system security, network security and encryption.
  • Software and computer science, including - but not limited to - model-driven approaches, information technologies, internet technologies, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and cloud computing.
  • Copyright technical expert.
  • Cyber security patent experience.

Expert Witness Experience

  • Copyright litigation technical expert in cyber security (encryption): verification, report writing, explaining to involved stakeholders.


Undisclosed Company, CEO and Co-Founder, 2000 - Present

Managing Partner - Projects

  • Information security management system (ISMS) consulting for a large U.S. government agency.
  • Project and scientific lead on a gap analysis and feasibility study for a project for U.K. Technology Strategy Board.
  • Founding board member of the Silicon Valley chapter of Cloud Security Alliance.
  • Thought-leading blogging at Security Policy Automation and model-driven security blog.
  • Technical expert for cyber security legal case.
  • Author contract to publish technical paper on model-driven cloud security for IBM.
  • Project and technical lead on contracts for U.S. Navy SPAWAR to performance management framework, develop policy automation and accreditation automation for Navy use.
  • Scientific and technical staff on a 3 year collaborative research and development project with the European Commission's Framework Programme, "CRISIS" training System using an interactive simulation environment; model-driven security policy automation and secure distributed infrastructures.
  • "Next Generation Requirements Engineering (NextGenRE)" study of the European Space Agency with Intecs working on semantic requirements engineering.
  • Scientific research and development project proposal evaluator for European Commission (Framework Programme, FP7) for the research and development program.
  • Author of several books on various security aspects (cloud, SOA, model-driven security policy automation, agile accreditation).
  • Security accreditation, research and development project for U.K. Ministry of Defense, including patent-filing and scientific publication.
  • Market feasibility study for U.K. EEDA
  • SOA security analysis project for European government.
  • SOA and SOA security consulting projects: U.K. Ministry of Defense, BAA U.K. Airport Authority and the largest European enterprise software vendor.
  • Air traffic control project SOA and middleware security architectural and technical requirements analysis.
  • Project lead for performance management framework related security work for clients in research and development projects for U.S. Navy and Air Force.
  • SINS project: Middleware security and survivability project for U.S. Naval Research Lab.
  • IT Security analysis and design and implementation of a new security architecture for air traffic control.
  • IT security for telecoms service platforms (component based middleware technologies) - security analysis, design and implementation of a new security architecture.
  • Security analysis and improvement of a web portal with 120000 customer records.
  • Security analysis of large corporate networks, design of new security frameworks for the central, consistent management of security policies.
  • Deutsche Telekom T-Systems: Security analysis, design and implementation of a new security architecture.
  • Business lead on various technical support projects for MICO CORBA, incl. Intel, Royal Bank of Scotland, Agilent and FutureTek.

Insight Consulting, London, U.K. Security Consultant, 1997 - 1998

  • Security analysis and implementation of a CORBA based environment, and various other information security projects at a British investment bank.

Honors & Publications


  • Founding board member of Cloud Security Alliance, Silicon Valley Chapter
  • 'Vordiplom' Degree, Computer Science with Management, Munich University, Germany
  • Kellogg Business School, Business Marketing Strategy Executive Program, Chicago, IL


  • German (first language)
  • English (fluent, 9 years of study).

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS)
  • ISSA member.


  • Cool Vendor award by Gartner
  • Innovation Award, byTeletrust
  • Global Security Challenge, Finalist America West
  • Product of the Year award, Cambridge Computer Lab Ring
  • Best Paper award, IEEE
  • Best Paper award, ACM/IFIP/USENIX
  • Best Paper award, INCOSE
  • Best Student Paper award, ACSAC

Publications and Patents

  • Approximately 150 papers, publications and presentations.
  • Presenter and author at many scientific and business conferences.
  • Contract Speaker: BioITWorld "health IT cloud" conference.
  • Lead author of a book, addressing developing secure systems.
  • Patents: 2 cyber security patents (pending).


  • Ph.D. Information Security, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.
  • M.S. Degree with distinction, Information Security, University of London, U.K.
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