Rainer Rodler made a vocational training and acquired a degree as Electronic Engineer. Later he studied business administration at the University of Passau, degree Betriebswirt (VWA). After starting as electronic maintenance specialist, he used to work 10+ years in IT administration, later mainly project management, focussed on IT-Security topics since 20 years. He finally came back to his roots when integrating all the skills in production IT security.