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People Dr Wolter Pieters

Oxford Martin Associate, The Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre

Safety and Security Science, Delft University of Technology

Wolter Pieters is an Assistant Professor in Information Risk at Delft University of Technology, and technical leader of the TREsPASS project at the University of Twente. He studied computer science and philosophy of science, technology and society at the University of Twente, and afterwards he advised the Dutch Ministry of the Interior on electronic voting and electronic travel documents. Back in research, he analysed information risks in cloud computing, and contributed to decision support for security investments in electricity infrastructures. Together with Prof. Pieter Hartel he set up the TREsPASS European project, on information security risk management in socio-technical systems, which started in November 2012. He was program chair of the 2010 CPDP workshop on Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing, and co-organiser of the Dagstuhl seminars on Secure Architectures in the Cloud (2011) and Socio-technical Security Metrics (2014). He also teaches an online master course on computer ethics for Cologne University of Applied Sciences. He has published on electronic voting, verification of security properties, information risk management, and philosophy and ethics of information security.

Wolter is a member of the Cybersecurity Advisory Panel of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre. For more information visit: