About the Foreword Author
Markus Schumacher has served as CEO and Co-Founder of Virtual Forge GmbH since 2006. The company specializes in the security of SAP applications. He was previously a representative of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) and worked at SAP as Security Product Manager. Focus topics were secure development, security testing, security response, product certification (Common Criteria) as well as awareness events for the development crew. Markus earned his Doctorate in the field of computer science. He has published numerous articles and coauthored a handful of books, including Secure ABAP Programming and Security Patterns – Volume 1, and speaks regularly at international conferences.