Achim is a full Professor in Cyber Security at the University of Exeter and head of the Cyber Security Group (specalising in Security and Trust of Advanced Systems) at the University of Exeter. He also is the programme lead for the MSc in Cyber Security Analtyics. He has over 18 years of professional experience in security and privacy, both in industry and academia. Notably, he worked as Security Testing Strategist for SAP SE, the world-wide third largest software vendor, being responsible for secure software development of a worldwide development organisation of more than 25’000 developers.
His research interest range from pure science to applied science in security, privacy, and safety. He enjoys working with companies and is a frequent speaker at academic and industrial conferences.