Dr. Klaus Kursawe
Director of Research and Development
European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS)
Dr. Klaus Kursawe received his PhD from the University of Saarbruecken in collaboration with the IBM Research Labs in Zurich in 2001, working on issues of securely distributing services over unreliable networks. He worked at IBM until 2003 on various issues around Trusted Computing, which he also worked on when moving to the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven.
From 2006 till 2010, he was a Senior Researcher at the Philips laboratories in Eindhoven, where he headed the “Trusted Systems and Services Cluster”.
In this context, he started working on security aspect and standards around the ‘Smart Grid’, which he continued after changing to teach at Radboud University.
He is currently the works for the European Network for Cyber Security, where he is leading the research and development activities for critical infrastructure security.