Michael Meier is full professor for IT-Security in the computer science department at University of Bonn and head of the Cyber Security Department at Fraunhofer FKIE. His research interests include most aspects of applied computer security, with an emphasis on attack and malware analysis as well as detection. From 1993 to 1998 Michael Meier studied computer science and earned his PhD in 2006 for his work on Intrusion Detection at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus. From 2006 he worked as Senior Researcher with the Information Systems and Security working group of the Technical University Dortmund before he became Professor in Bonn in 2012. Michael Meier is founder member and chair of the special interest group on Security – Intrusion Detection and Response (SIDAR) of the German Informatics Society and co-chairs the steering committee of the international conference on Detection of Intrusion & Malware and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA). He is executive board member of the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD).