André Popella has been part of the Bechtle IT system house in Düsseldorf since 2018, where he is responsible for the area of IT security. Prior to this, Mr. Popella worked for 12 years in the military environment, where he mainly managed projects in the infrastructure sector. In the last years of his service, the focus of his activities shifted and Mr Popella was responsible for the administration of complex and deployable infrastructures. Based on his professional training, he completed further training as an Operative Professional and B.Sc. in Business Informatics, with a thesis focus on penetration testing and evaluation of attack vectors.