Dirk van Rooy has been working for the European Commission since 1993, in the Directorate-General Information Society and Media and its predecessors. Dirk van Rooy’s main area of responsibility is the coordination of activities in the ICT research program, where he is Head of Sector in trust and security, focusing on technologies for identity management, privacy enhancing technologies and secure information management. Earlier areas of work have included software and services, including open source software and the application of information technology to transport and environmental control.
Prior to joining the Commission, Dirk van Rooy worked in the software industry in several international companies. Dirk van Rooy holds a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Denmark, where he worked on stochastic simulation and applied mathematical modeling techniques.
European Identity Conference 2010
May 05, 2010
An Information Society Perspective on Electronic Identity Management
Digital Finance World (DFW) on March 01-03, 2017 in Frankfurt, the only city with 2 Central Banks. Interact with a targeted and engaged audience, enjoy an unparalleled content depth, get guidance for critical decisions on the digital transformation of your enterprise.
European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017 is the place where identity management, cloud, and information security thought leaders and experts get together to discuss and shape the future of secure, privacy-aware agile, business- and innovation-driven IT. The EIC has become a kind of family gathering, the place where the global identity and cloud community meets every year. So take the opportunity to meet IT professionals and colleagues who are involved in this community, get advice from people who are fervent about IAM and Cloud Security.
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