TNO (Den Haag)

(Inter)national opportunities for cyber security research:
TNO, the largest Dutch Research and Technology Organisation was founded by Dutch law in 1932 as a government research organisation with the main objective to support Dutch government and industry. TNO’s mission is: ‘TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the sustainable competitiveness of industry and well-being of society.’

Any other comment about the role of Dutch CS research worthwhile mentioning to the international audience:
Research and innovation at TNO is clustered in the following 7 themes: Healthy Living; Industrial Innovation; Integral Security & Safety; Energy; Mobility; Built Environment; and Information Society. The two themes most relevant within the context of the Cyber Security are Defence Safety & Security (led by drs. H.G. Geveke), and Information Society (led by prof. dr. ir. E.R. (Erik) Fledderus).

Cyber Security research themes:
1. Privacy & Identity Management
2. Cyber Security:

  • Defense & tolerance against cyber attacks
  • Security monitoring & response
  • Risk & continuity management
  • Offensive capability
  • Modelling & simulation of cyber attacks
  • Facts, figures & economics of cyber security


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