Austrian Institute of Technology
Dr. Stefan Schauer is an experienced researcher in AIT’s Safety & Security Department. He studied Computer Science at the University of Klagenfurt and received his PhD in Theoretical Physics, working on Quantum Cryptography, at the Technical University Vienna. Since 2005 he is working in several projects related to the fields of classical security and risk management. Currently, his main focus lies in the field of risk management and risk assessment as well as security architectures for critical infrastructures. In this context, he is interested in risk assessment using game theoretic approaches and the identification and handling of threats coming from the human factor. Further, he is coordinating the FP7 project HyRiM, which is focusing on risk management for interconnected utility networks.