At the age of 5, de Winter wrote his first computer program. The opportunities and risks of ICT play a significant role in his career ever since. He is mostly known to the public by revealing the poor state of data protection in the Netherlands in unconventional ways (e.g. Lektober).
On June 7-8, 2016, during the 5th edition of the Internet of Things Event at High Tech Campus Eindhoven, de Winter will talk in his keynote about “Security and Internet of Things”.
Internet of Things: an exciting, uncultivated landscape
While being highly aware of the cybercrime threat Internet of Things entails, de Winter emphasizes the positive opportunities that await us in a society where everything is connected. “There’s this huge tension field of unrevealed opportunities. We don’t know what the world will look like in a few years from now. It’s an exciting, uncultivated landscape where great things can happen.” Read more