For more than 35 years, Manfred Wöhrl has established himself as a well-known expert in information technology with the specialized areas IT- security and innovative technologies. He was founder and Managing Director of the Research Institute for Computerscience (R.I.C.S. EDV-GmbH), which he heads up to today. He was an assistant professor at the University of Vienna and lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and the Fachhochschule Krems. In addition, he is Vice President of the non-profit association “Digital-Society” and Managing Director of the Digital-Society-Institute GmbH, speaker and coordinator of a number of seminars and conferences, author of technical journals and court-interpreter; he also actively participates in the workgroup-groups dealing with security, IoT, BigData, ISMS and BCM.