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
Paving the way for a truly customer-centric organization, which is focused on solving the customer's problems and needs in an authentic and transparent way, without messing with customer data, instantly and 24/7 – this is what Digital Transformation is all about. Consumer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) is at the heart of Digital Transformation. The Consumer Identity Summit is here to get you kickstarted into the world of CIAM, where you learn from your customers while respecting their privacy needs and securing their personal information against cyber risks.
Digital Finance World (DFW) on March 01-02, 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.
In weniger als eineinhalb Jahren tritt die neue Datenschutzgrundverordnung der EU (EU-DSGVO), besser bekannt unter der englischen Abkürzung GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), in Kraft. Höchste Zeit also, sich mit den Veränderungen zu befassen, die dieses EU-weit geltende Gesetz bringen wird, und insbesondere mit dessen Auswirkungen auf die IT. Dieser eintägige Crashkurs macht Sie fit für die neue Datenschutz-Ära und bewahrt Sie vor unangenehmen Überraschungen.