Paul De Hert

Paul De Hert is an international human rights expert. The bulk of his work is devoted, but not limited, to criminal law and technology & privacy law. In Brussels, Paul De Hert holds the chair of ‘Criminal Law’, ‘International and European Criminal Law’ and ‘Historical introduction to eight major constitutional systems’.

In the past he has held the chair of ‘Human Rights’, ‘Legal theory’ and ‘Constitutional criminal law’. He is the Director of the VUB-Research group on Fundamental Rights and Constitutionalism (FRC), Director of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Law (Metajuridics) and core member of the internationally well-accepted VUB-Research group Law Science Technology & Society (LSTS) (see: www.vub.ac.be/LSTS).
In Tilburg he holds a position as an associated-professor in the internationally renowned Institute of Law and Technology at the Tilburg University
(http://www.tilburguniversity.nl/faculties/frw/departments/tilt/profile/).

Paul is also a member of the editorial boards of several national and international scientific journals such as the Inter-American and European Human Rights Journal (Intersentia), Criminal Law & Philosophy (Springer). He is furthemore co-editor in chief of the Supranational Criminal Law Series (Intersentia) and of the New Journal of European Criminal law (Intersentia).

 

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Nick Wainwright

Nick Wainwright is with HP Labs where he works with HP research groups to develop research and innovation partnerships with researchers in Europe and UK, particularly focussed on Cloud and Security, and Future Internet research areas.

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Claire Vishik

Dr. Claire Vishik’s work at Intel Corporation focuses on hardware security, Trusted Computing, privacy enhancing technologies, some aspects of cryptography and related policy issues. Claire is a member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group (Advisory Board) of ENISA, the European Network and Information Security Agency. She is an advisor to a number of cybersecurity R&D and policy projects, initiatives, and organizations, including the cryptography program at the University of Bristol or Oxford Cybersecurity Center for Capacity Building and is on the leadership teams of several organizations and initiatives tasked with the development of R&D strategies in cybersecurity in the US, Europe, and beyond. Claire is active in standards development and is on the Board of Directors of the Trusted Computing Group and on the Council of the Information Security Forum. Claire received her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining Intel, Claire worked at Schlumberger Laboratory for Computer Science and AT&T Laboratories. Claire is the author of numerous papers and reports and an inventor on 30+ pending and granted US patents.

 

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Luc Dooms

Luc Dooms was co-founder of C-CURE, an independant Belgian company specialized in information security and analysis. Luc graduated in 1985 as a master in physics (University of Antwerp), before becoming an assistant theoretical physics at the Katholieke Universiteit of Louvain. He continued his career in the financial world, he started developing bank applications for the “artificial intelligence” group at Kredietbank. In 1989 he joined BIM, a very innovative ICT enterprise, where he soon gets in touch with information security in its earliest form. While working at BIM, he returned to university. He studied computer sciences at the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels where he got his degree in 1993. Between 1994 and 1996 Luc worked as a freelance account manager for different companies. He continues to specialize in security. In 1998 he co-founds C-CURE, and leads it from an innovative start-up to a notorious, trusted and reliable security partner on the belgian market. In June 2010, C-CURE was acquired by Telenet and was merged and integrated into the Telenet Solutions Division.
At the end of 2011 this integration process came to an end and this gives Luc now the opportunity to re-direct his professional life.
“After a brief sabbatical Luc dives back into innovative technologies. Today, he’s doing market development for Anomaly Detection in Big Data Analytics, evangelizing a new development paradigm called “Organic Assembly” and is following closely the technology market for new opportunities.

 

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Ammar Alkassar

Ammar Alkassar has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a M.Sc. from Saarland University. Before joining Sirrix, Alkassar was senior researcher at the German Center for Artificial Intelligence and before that he was a researcher at Stevens Tech, NJ and HUT, Helsinki. Since 2005, he has been CEO of Sirrix AG security technologies, one of Germany’s leading security suppliers. He is a member of the Federal Industry/Government Commission on IT-Security and a board member in Germany’s IT-Security association TeleTrusT. He is also Director of the European Competence-Center for IT-Security.

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