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Stefan Jakoubi

Stefan Jakoubi

is part of the Management Board and CISO. As head of Professional Services, he is responsible for all consulting related activities within SBA Research.

Consulting Area

Stefan has been working in the area of information security for more than 15 years and acts as a security architect for customers and research partners. His main focus lies on balancing the interplay between business requirements and adequate security measures in order to support managers in meeting their due care responsibilities.

His core consulting activities comprise the management advisory regarding:

  • Information security posture & strategy
  • Information security management systems (ISMS)
  • Information security risk management & audit
  • Security awareness
  • Secure business processes

Research Interests

Stefan’s research focuses on the interconnection between business requirements and information security risks leading to secure business processes. His current research addresses challenges in the domain of supply chain (cyber) risk management.


Stefan received a master’s degree in Business Informatics from the University of Vienna and gained several industry certificates:

He is further engaged as guest lecturer in order to support the knowledge and experience transfer from “oldies to (topic) youngsters” in the course of their educational activities. As speaker and moderator at events he tries to give his contribution as security “ambassador”.

Allover, he enjoys most to give security awareness talks “translating” complex topics into actionable value for the target (management) audience.