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Cybersecurity aims to connect science and practice in the field of cybersecurity. To achieve this, we work with many distinguished experts and professionals, both from the science community as well as the industry.

We are always looking for contributors to Cybersecurity Magazine. Do you work in the cybersecurity industry and have an interesting topic to discuss? Are you researching a particular topic on Cybersecurity and would like to see this topic better represented? Do you want to comment on a current topic in the area of cybersecurity?

Whatever your motives, feel free to contact us with a short abstract of your topic. If it meets the requirements, we are happy to publish your article!

We would like to recognize and thank all of the contributors to Cybersecurity Magazine. Here is a list of our contributing authors:

Srinivas Bhattiprolu
CCSP, CISM- Senior Director, Solutions for Asia Pacific and Japan, Nokia Software | + posts
Stefanie Shank
Writer at | Website | + posts

Stefanie Shank. Having spent her career in various capacities and industries under the “high tech” umbrella, Stefanie is passionate about the trends, challenges, solutions, and stories of existing and emerging technologies. A storyteller at heart, she considers herself one of the lucky ones: someone who gets to make a living doing what she loves. Stefanie is a regular writer at Bora.

Steffen Wendzel
Worms University of Applied Sciences | + posts
Stephen Gailey
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Stephen is an experienced Information Security Manager used to working in highly regulated environments, dealing with compliance and legislative challenges from multiple jurisdictions.  Much of Stephen’s career has been spent in financial services; primarily investment banking but also in retail banking, telecoms, utilities and insurance business environments.

Stephen is currently Head of Solutions Architecture at the Smarter SIEM company, Exabeam.  He joined Exabeam from Splunk, where he ran the Financial Services practice and the EMEA Security Practice.  Prior to Splunk, Stephen spent seven years at Barclays where he was the Group Head of Information Security Services.  At Barclays, his team built what was probably the largest SIEM in the commercial world and delivered some of the largest programmes around privilege access management and data governance and control, as well as many other projects.  He was also instrumental in the rapid integration of Lehman Brothers and in helping the bank unify its security organisation across several distinct business units.

Steven’s other key achievements include: creating and running the Deutsche Bank Global Internet Services team; helping Eircom to create a formalised IT governance structure based upon international standards and developing a major e-commerce and trading platform for Standard Bank Offshore.


Stephen Roostan
Vice President EMEA at | + posts

Steve has over a decade of experience in cyber security and transformation projects, his role at Kenna is to rapidly grow the EMEA organisation to meet the customer demand for risk-based vulnerability management. Prior to Kenna he held senior sales roles at Forcepoint, Citrix and Imperva, focusing on IT solutions for complex, enterprise requirements. Steve has a passion for driving equality, alongside enabling flexibility at work for modern living. He has held steering committee roles in companies looking to close the gender pay gap and develop careers for working parents, and strives to find and support equality initiatives across the workplace and industry.

Steve Blow
Technology Evangelist at Zerto | + posts

Steve Blow is a Global Technology Evangelist at Zerto. Steve has more than 14 years industry experience in Enterprise IT Solution Architecture and Support and is passionate about technology and working with clients to optimize their IT strategies.

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StormWall is a Cybersecurity-as-a-Service provider offering protection for IT infrastructures of various sizes and complexity.


Stuart Hodkinson
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Szilveszter Szebeni
Chief Data and Compliance Officer at | + posts
Thomas Ehrlich
Regional Director DACH at Netskope | + posts

Since September 2019, Thomas Ehrlich has been responsible for the growth and positioning of Netskope, serving as Regional Director DACH and Eastern Europe.

Most recently, Ehrlich was Country Manager DACH and Eastern Europe at Varonis, where he was responsible for positioning the company as an innovation and opinion leader and significantly expanded the market presence of the data security specialist. Before joining Varonis, he held various positions at NetApp, most recently as Vice President Global Accounts and Pathway Ecoysystem, where he was responsible for the EMEA channel and the management of the global accounts with headquarters in EMEA. Prior to that, as Vice President Pathways & Operations EMEA, he was responsible for the company’s entire EMEA channel.

Ehrlich joined NetApp in 1999. Since then, he has held various management positions, initially as Sales Manager CE, Sales Manager Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe and Director Sales GEO Central Europe. In 2006, he was appointed Area Vice President Northeast EMEA, followed by Area Vice President South & Northeast EMEA in 2008.

Thomas Ehrlich studied Business Informatics in Munich before joining NetApp. He worked as a Systems Engineer and Channel Marketing Manager DACH at Silicon Graphics in Munich.

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