Dr. Markus Tschersich

    Dr. Markus Tschersich is heading the Security & Privacy Research and Governance team in the central Cybersecurity Competence Center at Continental. He is involved in regulation and standardization activities in the fields of Security & Privacy in the context of Automotive products. In this role he is member of the German delegation of ISO TC22/SC32/WG11 that was in charge to work on the ISO/SAE 21434 Cybersecurity Engineering. In the regulatory environment, he is CLEPA delegate in the UN Task Force on Cybersecurity/OTA issues and he is piloting the CLEPA Taskforce on Cybersecurity. Based on this, he is driving the internal implementation for these topics at Continental.

    He holds a doctoral degree of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. His thesis was about the Impact of Privacy by Default, as required by the GDPR, on social network sites. At his time at the Goethe University he was involved in several EU Research Projects. He was part of the coordinating team for the FP7 project PICOS and ABC4Trust.