Fred Streefland

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(soldier, computer security specialist)
Alma materUniversity of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam
Interests • 5G
• computer security
Computer security specialist

Fred Streefland, EMSD, Bc. "is currently working as the Corporate Information Security Manager (CISO) of LeaseWeb. Within this organization, he is managing a small team of security engineers and is globally responsible for the corporate security of the LeaseWeb Group its entities. LeaseWeb is a Dutch hosting provider with the largest network of Europe and operating worldwide with several datacenters in the US (San Jose, Dallas, Manassas), Singapore, Germany and The Netherlands.

After graduating from the Military Academy, Fred served more than 20 years as an Intelligence & Security officer (LtCol) in the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) before he was offered a function as security consultant at IBM. After several years within IBM, Fred moved to Accenture as a senior manager where he led a team of 20 security consultants and he delivered a risk assessment project on SCADA systems within the energy domain. After this function he became Director Education & Training at the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS), a start-up company in The Hague, and he developed the Red Team/Blue Team course for Industrial Control Systems (ICS).

Since 2008, Fred was involved in the development of the Netherlands Cyber Security Strategy and the set-up of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Besides this, Fred is also a cyber-security advisor for several Members of Parliament and is being requested on a regular base as a security expert/spokesman for Business News Radio (BNR).

Fred holds an Executive Master of Security & Defense (EMSD) from the Air Defense College and a bachelor’s degree (Bc.) from the University of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam. He has certificates of several security courses (Black Hat, SABSA, Idaho National Lab, IBM Big Data Analytics)."[1]


Event Participated in

A New Initiative for Poland: A Future Leader in Securing the Fourth Industrial Revolution16 January 201917 January 2019Poland
Conference in Poland in January 2019 planned by the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, sponsored by the Atlantic Council and Bank Polski.


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