Partner and Co-Founder
Stefan Middendorf studied at Heidelberg University (Medical Informatics) and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. In 1999, he graduated with a thesis on XML and Java.
Having completed his studies, he first worked as an IT security consultant. Later, he joined the Strategic Development team of Articon-Integralis AG and dealt with the evaluation and integration of IT security products with a focus on PKI.
In addition to numerous articles on PKI, Java and XML in various journals, Stefan Middendorf has published books on Linux und Java.
He has been working at cirosec GmbH since April 2002. Today, he is the head in the technical assessment field, and he is responsible for quality assurance. Moreover, the focus of his work is on:
- architecture and design reviews of complex e-business environments and of applications
- design guidelines and awareness measures for developers
- risk analysis
Stefan Middendorf has played a vital role in developing our trainings “Hardening and Secure Configuration” and “Hacking Extreme Web Applications”, and he is a regular instructor of these trainings.