Steffen Fries

Steffen Fries studied information technology at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany. Since 1995 he has been working in the area of security technologies within Siemens Corporate Technologies. As principal engineer his main interest lies on the design and standardization of IT security concepts and solutions. Within the last couple of years he focused on security within in industrial automation, specifically in energy automation as one prominent part of the Smart Grid. In this regard, he is active in security standardization in IEC, IEEE, and IETF.