Michael’s consulting activities are focused on the technical aspects of information security. He frequently conducts penetration tests on a wide range of computer systems, including:
- Web application security
- Mobile app security
- Infrastructure security
- Spear phishing attacks
- Source Code Audits
- Architecture Reviews
Michael is also one of the organizers of sec4dev, SBA Research’s security conference and bootcamp for developers.
Michael’s research interests include secure software engineering, and online privacy, as well as functional programming, and mobile security. Currently his main activities concentrate on penetration testing.
Michael received a master’s degree in “Software Engineering and Internet Computing” at the TU Wien. The topic of his master thesis was “Object Capabilities and Their Benefits for Web Application Security”. He is an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).