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 head of R&D.
His research results concerning different IT security topics were presented on different international IT security conferences (e.g. Black Alps, Chaos Communication Congress, CONFidence, DeepSec, Hacktivity, Hack.lu, PHDays, Ruxcon, t2, ZeroNights, BSidesVienna). He also published several IT security papers, security advisories, and security-related YouTube videos.