Peter received a master’s degree in Technical Mathematics in Computer Science from the VTU Wien with specializations in cryptography and numerical mathematics. He worked as a consultant in the telecommunication sector for several years before joining SBA Research. Since August 2018 he is head of the Institute for IT Security Research at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. Here his main activities lie in the area of project management and acquisition, as well as industrial and academic research. Since 2014 he is also visiting doctoral researcher at the Holzinger Group HCI-KDD and involved in standardization activities at ETSI (TC-CYBER).