Johanna received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and a master’s degree in Automation Engineering, both with distinction from the TU Wien. For her master thesis on Header Compression of IPsec in Powerline Networks, she received the diploma prize of the city of Vienna. During her studies, she spent a semester at the Czech Technical University in Prague. In 2016, she obtained a PhD degree with a thesis focusing on side channels and their practical exploitation in attacks; therefore, she is entitled for a promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis (with highest distinctions and awarded by the Austrian president). Besides, she studies law at the University of Vienna. Johanna teaches graduate courses on network and cloud security at University of Applied Sciences FH Technikum as well as FH Campus Wien.