IT-Defense 2023Dr. Christoph Wegener

Dr. Christoph Wegener

Dr. Christoph Wegener holds a PhD in Physics and has freelanced with in information security, data protection and open source since 1999. After having worked at Horst Görtz Institut für IT-Sicherheit (HGI) for more than eight years, he was IT manager of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Ruhr-University Bochum from 2013 until 2020, where he was mainly responsible for information security and data protection.

As an author of numerous specialist articles and a speaker at national and international conferences, Dr. Christoph Wegener is also committed to the training in information security. He is an advisory board member of the “Datenschutz und Datensicherheit” magazine and founding member of the “Arbeitsgruppe Identitätsschutz im Internet”, a work group concerned with identity protection on the Internet, as well as of the German Chapter of “Cloud Security Alliance”.