Ralph Langner

Ralph Langner founded Langner Communications, The Langner Group’s European sister company, in 1988.

In his consulting business, Langner accumulated 25 years of hands-on field experience in the cyber security issues of power plants, water treatment facilities, nuclear facilities, food and beverage plants, automotive factories, steel mills, and many more.

He received worldwide recognition for his swift and comprehensive analysis of the Stuxnet malware and is considered a leading global expert on cyber defense.

Langner is a frequent keynote speaker at international conferences on cyber security, national security, and critical infrastructure protection. He had been invited to share his insight by NATO, the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE), the U.S. Department of Defense’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and the White House.

Langner also serves as a nonresident fellow with the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution.

The Huffington Post honored Mr. Langner in 2011 as a Game Changer for explaining cyber warfare to the general public.