Steering Committee Memberships:

Other Memberships:

Awards/Scholarships:

Research Abroad:

  • 02/2016: Visiting colleagues at the Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.
  • 2013, 2014, 2015: several longer stays in Brussels, Belgium, for Fraunhofer Brussels as part of EU-related activities.
  • 10/2013: Visiting colleagues at the Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.
  • 12/2011-01/2012: guest researcher at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, for the 2nd time for six weeks via project IT4SE
  • 12/2010-01/2011: guest researcher at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, for six weeks via project IT4SE

Advisory Board/Editorial Board Memberships

Journal Special Issues as Guest Editor

  • IEEE Security & Privacy (S&P) special issue on Security & Privacy Issues on Hom Globalization, 2021/22, together with Luca Caviglione, Aleksandra Mileva and Simon Vrhovec.
  • Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications (JoWUA) special issue on Multidisciplinary Solutions to Modern Cybersecurity Challenges, 2021, together with Luca Caviglione, Aleksandra Mileva and Simon Vrhovec.
  • Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) special issue on Emerging Topics in Defending Networked Systems, 2020, together with Luca Caviglione, Amir Houmansadr and Wojciech Mazurczyk (Impact factor: 7.187)
  • Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS) special issue on Information Security Methodology, Replication Studies and Information Security Education, 2020, together with Luca Caviglione, Alessandro Checco, Aleksandra Mileva, Jean-Francois Lalande and Wojciech Mazurczyk (Impact factor: 1.066). 
  • MDPI Computers special issue on Information Hiding, Network Steganography, and Covert Channels, 2020, together with Luca Caviglione and Wojciech Mazurczyk (2018 CiteScore: 1.59).
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII) special section on Cyber-Physical Security in Industrial Environments, 2019, together with Zhihan Lv, Wojciech Mazurczyk and Houbing Song (Impact factor: 10.215).
  • IEEE Security & Privacy special issue on Digital Forensics, part 2, together with W. Mazurczyk, L. Caviglione and S. Garfinkel, 2019 (Impact factor: 1.24).
  • Security and Communication Networks (SCN) special issue Emerging and Unconventional: New Attacks and Innovative Detection Techniques, 2018, together with Luca Caviglione, Wojciech Mazurczyk and Sebastian Zander (Impact factor: 1.791).
  • IEEE S&P Magazine special issue on Digital Forensics, part 1, together with W. Mazurczyk, L. Caviglione and S. Garfinkel, 2017 (Impact factor: 1.24).
  • Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS) special issue on Security, Privacy and Reliability of Smart Buildings, together with J. Keller, 2016.

Conference and Workshop Organization

Journal Reviews for:

  • IEEE Communications Magazine
  • IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS)
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS)
  • IEEE Spectrum magazine (Spectrum)
  • IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  • IEEE Transactions on Education
  • IEEE IT Professional Journal
  • ACM Computing Reviews
  • Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS) 
  • Elsevier Computers & Security
  • Elsevier Applied Soft Computing
  • Springer Annals of Telecommunications - Annales des Télécommunications (ANTE)
  • Springer Multimedia Systems Journal (MMSJ)
  • Wiley Security and Communication Networks (SCN)
  • Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility (JCSM) 
  • Int. Journal on Advances in Security
  • MDPI Sensors
  • MDPI Applied Sciences Journal 
  • PeerJ Computer Science
  • IET Information Security
  • International Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering
  • Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Informatica Journal (Slovenian Society Informatika)
  • Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science

(Technical) Program Committee Memberships:

  • Selected Conferences:
    • ATC (Advanced and Trust Computing): ATC’21, ATC’19
    • EICC (European Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Conference, former Central European Cybersecurity Conference): EICC’22, EICC’21, EICC’20, CECC’19, CECC’18, CECC’17 (initial event)
    • HAS (Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy and Trust): HAS’17, HAS’16, HAS’15
    • IFIP SEC: SEC’17, SEC’16, SEC’15
    • NSS: NSS’21, NSS’19, NSS’18, NSS’17
    • SICHERHEIT: Sicherheit’22, Sicherheit’20, Sicherheit’18, Sicherheit’16, Sicherheit’14.
    • CAST/GI Promotionspreis IT-Sicherheit 2022
  • Selected Workshops:
    • BioStar/BCSN: BioStar’18, BioStar’17, BioStar’16, BCSN’15
    • CUING (Criminal Use of Information Hiding): CUING’21, CUING’20, CUING’19, CUING’18, CUING’17 (initial event)
    • IWCC (International Workshop on Cyber Crime): IWCC’21, IWCC’20, IWCC’19, IWCC’18, IWCC’17, IWCC’16, IWCC’15, IWCC’14
    • PerEnergy (International Workshop on Pervasive Energy Services): PerEnergy’17, PerEnergy’16, PerEnergy’15
    • WTMC (Workshop on Traffic Measurement and Cybersecurity): WTMC’21, WTMC’20, WTMC’19, WTMC’18, WTMC’17, WTMC’16 (initial event)
  • other PC memberships: ACISP’20, EUSIPCO’19, IoT-SECFOR’19, HiPMiC’19, IWDW’18, CPSIOT’18, D-A-CH Security’18, IWCMC’18 DACS Workshop, AINA’17, D-A-CH Security’17, CDP-DSHMC’17, BigDAISy’17, IEACon’16, D-A-CH Security’16, TUN-MM’16, GLOBECOM’15, DIMVA’15, CyCon’15, C-IHS’15, FHWS InfoSec Day’15, TAMoCo’14, C-IHS’14, ICIMP’13, ISTP’13
  • Invited reviews for: RAID’19, IECON’18, ICC’14
  • … and several special issue PC memberships for journals

Reviews for books:

  • WILEY-IEEE Scientific book proposal review, 2013
  • Galileo Press book review: Arnold Willemer: Linux-Server einrichten und administrieren mit Debian 6 GNU/Linux, 2011
  • Galileo Press book review: Dirk Becker: OpenVPN. Das Praxisbuch, 2008.
  • Galileo Press book review: Thomas Theis: Einstieg in PHP5, 2006
  • Galileo Press book review: Sascha Kersken: Handbuch für Fachinformatiker; reviewed chapter on IT security, 2005