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Dr. Peter Berlich

Dr. Peter Berlich

Dr. Peter Berlich

ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Information Security
Steinberggasse 13
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 41 15
peter.berlich@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Management role

  • Programme Director, CAS Angewandte IT-Sicherheit
  • Head, Module Responsible Programmieren 1/Software Projekt 1

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer IT Security

https://www.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/institute-zentren/init/information-security/

Professional development teaching

CAS Angewandte IT-Sicherheit

Expertise and research interests

Courses taught in the past
• CAS Angewandte IT-Sicherheit (ZHAW)
• Programmieren 1 (ZHAW)
• Projektschiene 1/Projektmodul 1 (ZHAW)
• IT-Sicherheit (ZHAW)
• Management der IT-Sicherheit, (HSZ-T, now integrated into ZHAW)
• Technische Informatik (FHZH, now integrated into ZHAW)
• Computersprachen (FHZH, now integrated into ZHAW)
• CISSP Training Seminar (commercial training)

Educational background

• 2020: CAS Hochschuldidaktik
• 2013: Certification “PRINCE2 Foundation”
• 2013: Certification “ITIL v3 Foundation”
• 2010: Master of Business Administration
• 2008: Certification “Lead Implementer ISO/IEC 27001"
• 1997: Doctor of Natural Sciences

Professional milestones

• 2018 – today: Senior Lecturer, ZHAW
• 2015 – 2017: Lead Security Architect/Security Program Manager, Wipro
• 2007 – 2015: Principal Consultant, Birchtree Consulting
• 2003 – 2007: Security Delivery Project Executive, IBM
• 2000 – 2003: Global Information Security Manager, ABB

Professional Organisations
• 2011 – 2015: Chairman of the Board, (ISC)² Chapter Switzerland
• 2011 – 2012: Board member at (ISC)² Chapter Germany e.V.
• 2007 – 2010: Chairman, Working Group Security Management (SECMGT) der Gesellschaft für Informatik
• 2007 – 2008: Board Director, Executive Member, Council Member at Information Security Forum
• 2006 – 2009: Global Board Member (ISC)²

Projects

Publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Books
• Berlich, EP & Bass A (2006) Telecommunications and Network Security, in HF Tipton & K Henry (eds), Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK, Auerbach, 2006:407-537, currently available in 2nd edition

Journals and Conference Proceedings
• Berlich, EP (2013) Executive Career Paths in Information Security Management, ISSE 2013 Securing Electronic Business Processes (Bruxelles), p. 149-163, Conference Publication
• Hansen, M, Berlich, EP, Camenisch, J, Clauß, S, Pfitzmann, A & Waidner, M (2004) Privacy Enhancing Identity Management, Information Security Technical Report, 9(1):35-44
• Hansen, M & Berlich, EP (2003) Identity Management Systems: Gateway and Guardian for Virtual Residences, EMTEL Conference (London), Conference Publication

Blogs, Online and Print Magazines (extract)
• Berlich, EP (2015): “Pitfalls in addressing the "Cyber Security Skills Gap” www.linkedin.com/pulse/pitfalls-addressing-cyber-security-skills-gap-peter-berlich (no longer public)
• Berlich, EP (2015): “For Security, Organizational Structure May be Overrated”, Infosecurity Magazine, 2015-02-23, www.infosecurity-magazine.com/blogs/organizational-structure-overrated/
• Berlich, EP (2015): “How to Reward Performance for Security Professionals”, Infosecurity Magazine, 2015-01-16, www.infosecurity-magazine.com/opinions/how-to-reward-performance/
• Berlich, EP (2009): Preserving Bletchley Park, Infosecurity Magazine, 2009-12-18, www.infosecurity-magazine.com/magazine-features/preserving-bletchley-park/ (also in the print edition)
• Berlich. EP (2009): Why Physicists Choose Information Security, Infosecurity Magazine, 2009-09-10, www.infosecurity-magazine.com/magazine-features/why-physicists-choose-information-security/

Presentations (extract)
• Berlich, EP (2020) Security Awareness in the time of Fake News, Lucy Connect 2020 (Online Conference)
• Berlich, EP (2020) Vertiefungsworkshop Predictive Maintenance,Connected Machines & Smart Services (Online Conference)
• Berlich, EP (2018) Digitaler Selbstschutz, Barcamp Bodensee 2018 (Konstanz, Germany)
• Berlich, EP (2013) Executive Career Paths in Information Security Mgt, ISSE 2013 (Bruxelles, Belgium)
• Berlich, EP & Weinmann, C (2009) Personenzertifikate in der Infosec, ZertiFa 2009 (Berlin, Germany)
• Berlich, EP (2007) Security Credentials in Practice, ZISC Colloquium at ETH Zürich
• Berlich, EP & Zeitler, E (2006) Information Security Certifications, ENISA Workshop (Athens, Greece)
• Berlich, EP (2006) SAS70 in practice, Information Security Forum Congress 2006 (Washington DC)