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Thomas Schmidt

Subject Matter Expert, German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

Thomas Schmidt works in the industrial automation and control systems section of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). His focus is the automation of advisories for both vendors/CERTs and asset owners. Schmidt has been a leader in the OASIS Open CSAF technical committee and key in bridging this work with the CISA SBOM work. To increase the security of ICS and the broader ecosystem, BSI responsibilities cover many areas including establishing trust and good relations with vendors and asset owners. Schmidt completed his master's degree in IT security at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) which included a period of research at the SCADA Security Laboratory of Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia).


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