Dr. Walter Fumy is Chief Scientist at Bundesdruckerei, Berlin, Germany, where he is responsible for driving strategic innovation and standardization policy in the area of ICT security. Dr. Fumy has published more than 100 papers and several books on a wide range of IT security topics. He is regular speaker at major conferences and events, and member of many conference program committees and advisory boards.
For more than 30 years, Dr. Fumy plays an active role in the international standardization of ICT security. Between 1996 and 2018 he was the chairperson of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 “IT Security Techniques”. In recognition of his long standing leadership he was awarded with the honorary title of SC 27 Chairman Emeritus.
In 2017 he became chairperson for a newly established European committee on “Cybersecurity and Data Protection”, CEN/CENELEC JTC 13. In addition he was appointed Convenor of ISO/IEC JTC 1/WG 13 “Trustworthiness”.
He is also chairing the German National Body mirror committee to ISO/IEC JTC 1 “Information Technology” as well as a BITKOM group on information security.