Erik Rutkens

Managing Director Eurofins Cyber Security Netherlands (Qbit) 

Erik studied Business Administration at the University of Groningen. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT security world, he knows what organizations can do to protect themselves against vulnerabilities. He regularly speaks and writes about trends, new developments and laws & regulations in the field of information security and the Internet of Things. As founder and CEO of Qbit Cyber Security, Erik makes the complex, rapidly changing security world intuitive, accessible and understandable.



You will be hacked and you know it! 

In the presentation ‘You will be hacked!’, Erik Rutkens elaborates on the cyber threats. For Example, hackers who hack PV-plants with malware and so disrupting the European power network and causing a blackout is a real threat. The most important cause is the poorly secured software in all kinds of devices. So today’s CISO must embrace hackers to make the internet safer. 

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