From Left to Right: Rence Damming, Don Eijndhoven, Bibi van den Berg, Roelof Hemmen

Don Eijndhoven is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer. He has a long and distinguished professional record in the Cyber Security field advising globally operating enterprises as a thought leader, interim-CISO, cyber security strategist and enterprise architect.

Don holds a Master’s degree in Crisis & Security Management (focused on Cyber Security Governance) from the University of Leiden and a Bachelor in Computer Science from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He also holds multiple certifications from the prestigious Nyenrode Business University, where he is also a guest lecturer, teaching cyber security strategy and management within the Cyber Resilience curriculum. Professionally he is a holder of several well-known certifications such as CISSP, CEH, CCSP, CISM etc.

His articles on the state of affairs in the cyber security sector, covering topics such as digital geopolitics, cyber warfare, privacy and cybercrime, are regularly published both nationally and internationally. He also frequently speaks on public and private conferences as a Subject Matter Expert. Typical examples are Hacker Halted Miami, NATO’s CCDCOE Cyber Conflict Conference in Tallinn (Estonia) and HeliView’s Cyber Security conference in the Netherlands.

In 2011, Don founded the Dutch Cyber Warfare Community, a non-profit networking organisation which is dedicated to providing a platform for the Dutch Cyber Warfare industry. It currently consists of over 2500 members from the Dutch military, government and commercial sector. DCWC is the only networking community in the Netherlands centering on topics such as digital warfare, cybercrime and cyber defense.

Don is also a boardmember for the Connect2Trust Foundation, which is a critical Dutch trust network between companies to share threat intelligence and best practices.



List of Publications
Online Privacy: Dansend naar de Cryptopticon (Dutch) PvIB Magazine, May 2016
Cyber Ceasefire: US vs China Norse DarkMatters, 06-10-2015
Missing in Action: Cyber Dictionary? Norse DarkMatters, 22-09-2015
The Right to Strike Back Norse DarkMatters, 21-06-2015
Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015: The Aftermath Norse DarkMatters, 17-05-2015
The Problem with the Universal Right to Online Privacy Norse DarkMatters, 15-04-2015
Enterprise Security vs Nation State Threat Actors Norse DarkMatters, 10-03-2015
Data Mining Protection: Taking a Privacy Roadtrip with IRMA Norse DarkMatters, 19-02-2015
Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015: Government Influence is the Key Issue Norse DarkMatters, 05-02-2015
GCCS 2015: Battlefield for the Internets’ Multi-stakeholder Coup Norse DarkMatters, 21-01-2015
Mapping Defenses Using the Cyber Kill Chain Norse DarkMatters, 02-12-2014
On Dutch Banking Woes and DDOS Attacks Norse DarkMatters, 25-04-2013
Feit of Fictie: De realiteit van Cyber War PvIB IB6, 2012
Informatiebeveiliging Post-Snowden (Dutch) CIO.nl, 06-06-2014
Doe-het-zelven tegen overheidsspionage Trouw, 25-10-2013

For older publications, please inquire.

Prior Speaking Engagements

“Cyber Warfare Dossier: Rusland” at Infosecurity Beurs, Utrecht 2018
Cyber Defence, Capacity and Security Culture building at NATO, Serbia 2018
DCWC Roundtable XVI 2018
Talkshow “The Future CISO” at Heliview Cyber Security Congress 2018
DCWC Roundtable XV at Hogeschool van Utrecht 2017
The European Information Security Summit (TEISS) 2017 – Panel debate on challenges in Compliance 2017
CISO Executive Roundtable – “Cybersecurity as a boardroom issue” 2016
SC Congress Amsterdam – Expert panel on Cyber Warfare 2016
SmartAIM – Keynote on current global cyber security developments 2016
Mediaplaza Jaarbeurs – Keynote session on ‘Meldingplicht Datalekken’ 2016
Hack in Paris – Debate: The Right to Self Defense in Cyberspace
A full video can be found on YouTube
Altran #DEVDATE with Brenno de Winter and Don Eijndhoven 2015
WML Tilburg – Keynote on Cyber Security in Critical Infrastructure 2015
D66 Congress Panel debate on Cyber Security 2015
DCWC B-Sides @ GCCS 2015 2015
D66 ThinkTank on Cyber Security 2015
ICTDagRijk 2015 2015
On Cyber Resilience and Strategy – Nyenrode Business University 2015
HeliView #CYBER14 Conference – Information Security Post-Snowden 2014
RTL Masterclass Cyber Security, Nyenrode Business University 2013
MBIS Business & Security 2013
NATO CCDCOE Cyber Conflict Conference Tallinn, Estonia 2012
HackerHalted Miami 2010
This is an incomplete list. For more information, please inquire.