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Thomas Süptitz

Federal Ministry of Health

Mr. Thomas Süptitz is head of the Department for Cyber Security and Interoperability at the Federal Ministry of Health. In addition, he is responsible for the digitization part of the new Hospital Future Act (Krankenhauszukunftsgesetz, KHZG), which is intended to significantly improve the digitization of hospitals. In 2019 he coordinated the Digital Healthcare Act (Digitale-Versorgung-Gesetz, DVG). Before joining the Ministry of Health, he was head of the unit for IT security at the Federal Ministry of Finance and was responsible for information security in the Federal Finance Administration (including German customs, Federal Central Tax Office, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority).

Already during his studies of business administration and economics, he focused on different application areas of business informatics, especially on information security, information and process management and e-government.

Mr. Süptitz was able to gain teaching experience both as a research assistant at the Chair of Business Information Systems at the University of Bayreuth and as a long-standing mentor at various regional centers for the module "Introduction to Business Information Systems" at the FernUniversität in Hagen.

Hacking XR – Views from a regulatory perspective

Thomas Süptitz & Steffen Buchholz, The Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)

1.00 - 1.15 pm (CEST)
Saturday, September 26