Dr. Hans Daniel holds an MSME and subsequent PhD of the Technical University at Karlsruhe (Germany), an MS in Hydraulics of the University at Grenoble (France) and an MBA of the St. Edwards University at Austin (USA).
After university he practiced scientific computing at KHD (Cologne, Germany).
With the advent of small computers, he became involved as product manager, product planning director and marketing manager, in computer technology with DEC (USA and Germany), in process control and small computers at Telemecanique and SEMS (France) and Texas Instrument (France and USA), in peripherals, microprocessors and software at TEC (USA), Burr-Brown (USA) and Microchip Technology (USA).
Back in Germany, Dr. Daniel concentrated in System and Software Technology, first in UNIX systems at the University Computing Center in Freiburg and then at BSI in Bonn, the German IT security office. At BSI he specifically conducted the German efforts to thwart the effects of the Year-2000 bug. Dr. Daniel retired from BSI in 2006.
Dr. Daniel specializes in system engineering, and in particular its safety, security, dependability and integrity assurance aspects. He was a convenor of the ISO/IEC SC7 System and Software Engineering national mirror committee and its international System and Software Integrity Working Group.
Dr. Daniel was vice-chairman of the EWICS System Security Subgroup, member of the IEC SC65A effort in safety related security and ISO/IEC SC27 IT Security Evaluation work.
Presently Dr. Daniel is member of IEC TC65 WG10 and recently submitted of IEC 62443-3 "SECURITY FOR INDUSTRIAL PROCESS MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL - Network and system security" for final vote.
Dr. Daniel was also editor of ISO/IEC 15443 "A Framework for IT Security Assurance". After its successful voting he submitted ISO/IEC 15443 Part 3 for publication in 2007.