Edgar R. Weippl (CISSP, CISA, CISM) is Research Director of Secure Business Austria and Associate Professor (Priv.-Doz.) at the Vienna University of Technology. His research focuses on applied concepts of IT-security and e-learning. Edgar is member of the steering committee of the ED-MEDIA conference and on the editorial board of Computers & Security (Elsevier); he co-organizes the ARES conference.
After graduating with a Ph.D. from the Vienna University of Technology, Edgar worked for two years in a research startup. He then spent one year teaching as an assistant professor at Beloit College, WI. From 2002 to 2004, while with the software vendor ISIS Papyrus, he worked as a consultant for an HMO (Empire BlueCross BlueShield) in New York, NY and Albany, NY, and for Deutsche Bank (PWM) in Frankfurt, Germany. In 2004 he joined the Vienna University of Technology and founded together with A Min Tjoa and Markus Klemen the research center SBA Research.