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Eddy Willems

G DATA Security Evangelist, Author of "Cyberdanger", Cyber Security Expert & Analyst

G DATA Security Evangelist, Author of "Cyberdanger", Cyber Security Expert & Analyst

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Eddy Willems Biography

Eddy Willems is a worldwide known cyber security expert from Belgium. He is a board member of 3 security industry organizations, EICAR, AVAR and LSEC, and is the resident Security Evangelist and Global Security Officer at G DATA Cyberdefense.

He became a founding member of EICAR in 1991, one of the world’s first security IT organizations. Over the years he has served in many extra roles in different security industry organizations. Several CERTs, press agencies, print and online publications and broadcasting media, for example CNN, use his advice regularly.

In October of 2013, he published his first book in Belgium and the Netherlands, entitled 'Cybergevaar' (Lannoo). A German translation followed afterwards and an English translation and update, Cyberdanger (Springer), was published in 2019. He is also co-author of the Dutch SF cyberthriller ‘Het Virus’ published in 2020.

Willems is a known inspiring speaker and is giving lectures and presentations (including TEDx) worldwide for a very diverse audience from children to experts.

Eddy Willems Speaking Topics

  • What can you learn from nation-state cyberattacks?

    Eddy Willems will give you his view on nation-state cyberattacks during this lecture. What should you be afraid of as a company, organization or as an individual? Are you sure you did the right thing to be ready? Are nation-state attacks not exaggerated? Eddy dives into the dark world of nation-state attacks and analyzes a couple of examples. What are the real lessons we can learn from those cyberattacks until now. Are nation-state attacks different from other cyberattacks? 3 decades of cybersecurity experience bundled in a short pragmatic and passionate view on what we all can learn from the biggest cyberattacks now and in the future.

  • Cyberdangers and The Human

    During this lecture Eddy Willems will give you his view on the cyber dangers which threatened the world the past years.

    Why is a 34 year old problem still the biggest security problem these days? Did we ever learn?

    Eddy shows the real threats. The business world is unfortunately a popular target for cyber attacks. What is the real favorite modus operandi of the cybercriminals? What should you be afraid of as a company or organization? Are you sure you did the right thing to solve these cyber security related problems?

    Malware, hacking, ransomware or maybe even cyber wars between countries are analyzed and showed to you in a way you haven’t seen before.

    3 decades of security experience bundled in a short pragmatic and passionate view on how to solve the basic problem and possibly the cyber dangers now and in the future.

  • My Wife went to the Dark … Web

    Eddy Willems will tell you the real story of how his wife found the Dark Web. Eddy will tell you more about what she expected to find over there and what she finally found as a normal pc user. Did she really buy that Glock 17M? Is the Dark Web really so dangerous? Besides weapons, drugs, ID cards, credit cards and malware you can find much more.

    However, the real value of your ID or credit card is maybe not what you expected. What are the best market places? Who can you find on the Dark Web? What do malware writers have in common?

    A detailed look inside the Underground Economy 4.0 will give everybody a better view of money laundering, money mules, dropzones and other attractive places on the Dark Side of the internet. What are police forces doing about this situation?

    If you haven’t invested yet in Bitcoin or Monero you possibly will never do anymore after watching this lecture.

  • The Real Truth Behind Ransomware

    Is ransomware something new or is it old?

    Eddy Willems will give you an overview of how pc’s or other devices from companies and home users can be infected. What are the real problems? Why does it seems to be so hard to protect you against this? Do you need to pay the ransom or not? Are old protection measures still usable against these threats?

    Topics include even malware on mobiles and tablets. Included in the webinar are tips to battle this and most other malware. What will the future bring us?

    Your view on ransomware and other malware will never be the same after this lecture.

Eddy Willems Videos

  • A Tale of Two Floppies: the basics of cybersecurity | Eddy Willems

Eddy Willems Books

  • Cyberdanger: Understanding and Guarding Against Cybercrime
    Cyberdanger: Understanding and Guarding Against Cybercrime

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Eddy Willems is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as What can you learn from nation-state cyberattacks?, Cyberdangers and The Human, My Wife went to the Dark … Web and The Real Truth Behind Ransomware. The estimated speaking fee range to book Eddy Willems for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Eddy Willems generally travels from Belgium and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are April Falcon Doss, Nicole Perlroth, Rachel Tobac, Russell Walker and Dr. Rumman Chowdhury. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eddy Willems for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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