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Marc Ruef

Head of Research

Marc Ruef has been working in information security since the late 1990s. In 1997 he founded computec.ch, the most popular German-speaking board about computer security in the 90’s. When he was 18 years old his first book got published which discussed the security of Windows operating systems. More books about cybersecurity succeeded over the years. His most popular work is “The Art of Penetration Testing” which got released 2007 by a German publisher. Reprints of the book are sold even today. It discusses the professional approach to identify security vulnerabilities in computer systems, how to exploit and mitigate them. In the last 25 years he worked on 16 books, published more than 275 articles in seven different languages and gave more than 200 interviews. He is also a regular lecturer at multiple universities like ETH, HWZ, HSLU, and IKF. He is co-founder of the company scip AG in Zurich, which provides consulting services in the broad field of cybersecurity. He lead the Red Team for 12 years. In the meanwhile he is responsible for the research department which supports the other teams and does research for customers. Especially exotic projects like car hacking or medical device security are handled by the so called Titanium Team. Their work is well-known worldwide as they have coordinated the disclosure of severe security issues in cars by Mercedes and different x-ray devices for example.

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News about him (German)

Fernsehinterview zu Ausfall des Schweizer Flugverkehrs

Fernsehinterview zu Ausfall des Schweizer Flugverkehrs

Vortrag zu Darknet an Women's Circle

Vortrag zu Darknet an Women's Circle

Vorlesung an CAS Digital Insurance der HWZ

Vorlesung an CAS Digital Insurance der HWZ

Interview zu Angriffe auf SCADA-Systeme

Interview zu Angriffe auf SCADA-Systeme

Analyse zu vermeintlich fabriziertem Video von Wolodymyr Selenskyj

Analyse zu vermeintlich fabriziertem Video von Wolodymyr Selenskyj

Interview zu Struktur und Vorgehensweise von Anonymous

Interview zu Struktur und Vorgehensweise von Anonymous

Interviews zu Tipps für mehr Computersicherheit

Interviews zu Tipps für mehr Computersicherheit

Interview zu russischen Cyberangriffen gegen die Ukraine

Interview zu russischen Cyberangriffen gegen die Ukraine

Interview zu militärischen Cyberangriffen auf Ukraine

Interview zu militärischen Cyberangriffen auf Ukraine

Interview in Rendez-Vous von SRF

Interview in Rendez-Vous von SRF

Fernsehinterview zu Ransomware-Angriffen in der Schweiz

Fernsehinterview zu Ransomware-Angriffen in der Schweiz

Interview zur Zunahme von Datenleaks

Interview zur Zunahme von Datenleaks

Recent Articles by Him

Cyber War

Cyber War - How Technology wins Wars

scip Cybersecurity Forecast

scip Cybersecurity Forecast – Predictions for 2022

Ransomware Detection, Defense, and Analysis

Ransomware Detection, Defense, and Analysis

Data Markets

Data Markets - Collecting and Analyzing Passwords

Password Leak Analysis

Password Leak Analysis - Extensive Analysis of Passwords

MITRE ATT&CK

MITRE ATT&CK - Flaws of the Standardization

scip Cybersecurity Forecast

scip Cybersecurity Forecast – Predictions for 2021

Cyber Threat Intelligence

Cyber Threat Intelligence - Early Anticipation of Attacks

3D Printing

3D Printing - Downloading Weapons from the Internet

Contact Tracing App DP3T

Contact Tracing App DP3T - These are the Risks of the Swiss Solution

Zoom Security

Zoom Security - Securing your virtual Meetings

Vulnerability Scanning Data

Vulnerability Scanning Data - Analyzing Reliability and Accuracy

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