Michael Meier holds the chair of IT Security at the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Bonn and is head of the Cyber Security Department at Fraunhofer FKIE. His research interests lie in the applied aspects of IT Security with a focus on attack and malware analysis and detection. Michael Meier is a founding member and speaker of the Security – Incident Detection and Response (SIDAR) expert group of the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.) and co-chair of the International Conference Detection of Intrusions & Malware and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA), as well as a board member of the Society for Data Protection and Data Security (Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit, GDD). He is co-founder of the security startup Identeco.