Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO):

Dr. Ludger Becker
Tel: +49 251 83-38441

Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO):

Michael Engemann
Tel: +49 (0)251 83-33750


Einsteinstr. 62, Raum 607, 48149 Münster


The CISO has been appointed by the rectorate to ensure the information security at the University of Münster. The CISO is supported in his or her work by the Information Security Office, the Commission for Information Security and the CERT.

The CISO's tasks include the implementation and further development of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) according to ISO 27000, i.e. the establishment of procedures and rules within the University of Münster which serve to define, control, monitor, maintain and continuously improve information security on a permanent basis.

In order to fulfil its objectives the CISO develops and definites security-relevant objects, threats and risks and the security objectives derived from them. She/he coordinates the development and continuous adaptation of security guidelines.

The CISO monitors the implementation of security standards, including auditing of  IT institutions and systems.

She/he raises awareness for IT security among members of the University of Münster through relevant trainings and campaigns.

Further informations can be found at the Information Security Office.