Isabel Skierka is a researcher at the Digital Society Institute at the ESMT Berlin. In her work, she focuses on cybersecurity and digital policy. She is currently working on a project on security and safety of critical technologies in the Internet of Things, e.g. medical devices. Skierka is also non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin and serves as a co-chair of the Internet Governance Forum Germany’s steering committee.