Steffen Fries

Steffen Fries received his diploma degree from the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany. Since 1995 he has been working in the area of security technologies within Siemens Corporate Technologies. He started with IT security in multimedia systems and applications  targeting security assessments and security architecture definitions, for which he also brought solutions to the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) for standardization. Meanwhile his focus is cyber security of energy automation systems. With this scope he is active in the related standardization in the IEC and IEEE. Besides this he is involved in various related project targeting the integration of the standardized security functionality. Steffen is an active industrial researcher and a IARIA Fellow (see