The combination of Site Reliability Engineering and working on planning and strategy for Google’s Technical Infrastructure have fit like a charm Ana’s previous experience as Software Developer, Technical Consultant and Network Admin. After having worked and studied in Germany, France and Romania, she tries to take into account the different cultural approaches to every challenge. Outside work, she enjoys dancing, hiking in the Alps and watching a good movie or play.
Immersed in diverse music and with a well-filled stash of cookies always at his side Christoph devotes free time to coding on random projects or hacking away at a CTF. While he descended from the blue range of his far Austrian mountains to work in Munich as a penetration tester, he still never quite got away from them: hiking and skiing are some favorite pastimes. Lately, he’s been learning Chinese: certainly, there is a way to decode that language also!
Coming from a non-technical background, Dagmar brings her knowledge of event organization to BSides Munich. Through previous experiences in stage management / production for theatre in the UK and US, as well as SciFi conventions in Germany, she teamed up with her husband to organize events for the computer security industry. Having lived and worked in a variety of countries, she enjoys traveling the globe and going to the theater.
Originally from the hilly Sauerland Ingmar was drawn by the big mountains (and of a job offer) to munich almost 15 years ago. After starting in systems and network administration Ingmar fell into the rabbit hole of security and annoyed clients with his findings as a penetration test and red teamer. His spare time his spent around the alps, on motorcycles, bikes or on foot.
Suffering from persistent earworms, Jenn works as an earthling pentester by day. Her nights are littered with tinkering, bouldering, jogging, coding, video-editing, music-making and TV-binging. She prefers to undertake difficult tasks with epic background music and perpetually seeks early-evening karaoke and jeans made for short-legged tall people. Jenn finds it difficult to fill this 70 word description because she’s used to describing things in less than 140 characters.
Technological non-binary explorer, trying to understand everything around them - sometimes at the expense of (industrial or automotive) hardware and software integrity. Loves good style from classic 20s to steam-, cyberpunk and gothic. Did historical fencing and is playing violin (badly). Also into OSINT, Star Trek and part of the AG KRITIS.
Morton has been a pioneer in anti-virus and IDS research since it’s inception in the late 1980’s. After working on various anti-virus engines, from his own, through S&S International’s (now McAfee) to IBM, he moved on to designing novel security models in the IoT and compliance space. More recently, he has been working at Trend Micro in Threat Research.
While disassembling PCs that had Turbo buttons, Oliver discovered his passion for all things IT early on. He began his professional career in a time when people still used the term IT security, and to this day enjoys the offensive and defensive sides of his profession, especially if it’s technical or involves some hardware. To cool off after a busy day, Oliver likes to take a dip in ice cold water, spend time with the family and play a game or two of multiplayer Tetris.
Silvio started his cybersecurity journey when IRC was still a thing but BBS boards weren’t anymore. Since that time he was a student, a systems engineer, a consultant, a researcher and currently is an enthusiastic collector of red-teamers tears as part of an awesome blue team. He likes to do non computer stuff as well - but that’s a story for a different day.
Sneha has been working in the field of information security for over a decade now, she has spoken and provided training at various international security conferences. Outside work, she likes to take small hikes in the alps, spends her time building the 75192 Millennium Falcon and is obsessed with Darth Vader.
Stefan likes breaking all sorts of technical things, which designates him for his job as penetration tester. Apart from cybery things, his big passion is extreme music, which he can be found playing or listening to all day and night long, only seldom interrupted by occasional hiking and gaming (with or without a pc).