Volkmar Lotz


Volkmar Lotz is Senior Manager and Chief Research Strategist at SAP. He has more than 25 years’ experience in industrial research on Security and Software Engineering. He is Strategy Lead for Product Security Research, specializing on Security Risk Management, Software Security, Threat Analysis, and IoT security. He defines and executes SAP’s security research agenda in alignment with SAP’s business strategy and global research trends.

Mr. Lotz has published numerous scientific papers in his area of interest and is regularly serving on Program Committees of internationally renowned conferences. He has supervised various European projects, including large-scale integrated projects. Volkmar holds a diploma in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern.

Recent Content


Defending Democracy in the Cybersphere

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Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things

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