Alexander Novotny

Alexander Novotny


Cyber-Security, Risk & Technology in Society

Dr. Alexander Novotny is an information security and privacy specialist. He is an information security manager of cyber risks in the utilities industry and member of the EE-ISAC (European Energy Information Sharing and Analysis Centre) dealing with joint analysis of cyber threats, vulnerabilities, incidents, solutions and opportunities to improve the resilience and security of the European energy infrastructure. He is a member of the IEEE P7000 engineering methodologies for ethical life-cycle concerns working group addressing ethical considerations throughout the various stages of the IT system development lifecycle (SDLC). Moreover, Alexander is a lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He has been teaching lectures on information privacy and security, IoT security, ethical computing, and information and communication technology.

Alexander is a certified CIS information security manager according to ISO 27001. Also, he is a certified auditor for the IT-security of critical infrastructures according to § 8a (3) BSIG of the German IT-security law (“IT-Sicherheitsgesetz”). Moreover, he has been serving as a standardization expert for digital marketing and privacy at the Austrian Standards Institute.

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