Dr Carsten Rudolph is an Associate Professor and Head of Department for Software Systems at Monash University and received his PhD in Computer Science at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane in 2001.
Prior to joining Monash University and the Oceania Cyber Security Centre as the inaugural Director in 2015, Carsten worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT, Darmstadt, Germany where he lead multiple research teams as the Head of the Research Department in Trust and Compliance.
Carsten’s research concentrates on information security, formal methods, cryptographic protocols and human, social and cultural aspects of cybersecurity. His research has a strong focus on inter-disciplinary topics and impact. Carsten develops secure solutions for digital health as well as future energy networks and drives scientific exchange between cybersecurity, law and organisational informatics. Another focus of his research is national-level cybersecurity maturity and policy development.
Amongst other activities he has worked on a security validation of the Trusted Platform Module TPM 1.2 on behalf of the German BSI and he has contributed to the standardisation of the current version TPM 2.0 as an invited expert in the Trusted Computing Group TCG.
In a collaborative project with Data61 on Resilience of Critical Infrastructures, he explores topics on resilience in digital health, including provenance of data in Internet of Things environments, security and trust for virtual machines and containers, and resilience of machine learning.