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.