Matthias is interested in information technology – especially IT security – since his early days and has a great interest in seeing whether security assumptions in soft-, firm- or hardware hold true when taking a closer look. Matthias successfully studied computer science at the university of Ulm and holds the following IT security certifications: CISSP, CISA, OSCP, OSCE.
Since 2007 he works as IT security consultant for the IT security company SySS GmbH and is also leader of R&D.
Matthias was speaker at the Chaos Communication Congress in 2009 and 2010 (lightning talks and a workshop), at the BSidesVienna security conference in 2014 and 2015 (talks) and at the DeepSec security conference in 2015 (talk). In the last years, he also published several IT security papers and security advisories.