David Basin is a professor within the Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich since 2003, where he heads the Information Security Group. He served as department head from 2019-2020. His research focuses on Information Security, in particular on foundations, methods, and tools for modeling, building, and validating secure and reliable systems. He is Editor-in-Chief of Springer-Verlag’s book series on Information Security and Cryptography and, from 2015 – 2020, of ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security. He is also the founding director of ZISC, the Zurich Information Security Center, which he led from 2003-2011. He is a Fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE.