Ralph Herkenhöner is a researcher and a member of the research group of Computer Networks and Computer Communication, headed by Prof. Hermann de Meer, as well as of the Institute for IT-Security and Security Law (ISL) at the University of Passau, Germany. He is also a member of the FP7 NoE EuroNF involves technology and implications of the “Network of the Future”. Ralph Herkenhöner received his German Diploma at the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany 2006. Since then he has been working on different research projects regarding information privacy and security. Currently, he is preparing his PhD and actively investigates IT-security and data protection in communication systems. Among his research interests are accountable and compliant IT-Security, especially in the domain of Cloud Computing and Internet of Things. In particular, his current research includes assessing technical requirements from legal frameworks.