Volker Kozok started his career as an Armored Infantry Officer in 1980. He has worked in cybersecurity for 25 years. Since 2005, he has been a technical expert for the Data Privacy Commissioner of the German Armed Forces. He organized the first computer forensic workshops for the German Armed Forces and planned and built up the Computer Emergency Response Team of the Federal Armed Forces. He is an experienced cybersecurity expert and Ethical Hacker. He was the head of delegation of the yearly US-Studytour—a tour with 18 Cybersecurity Experts from the German Armed Forces and German Industry visiting different Cyber organizations and companies in the US.