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Speaker: Brenno de Winter

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Brenno de Winter is a Dutch ICT-investigator. Who wrote his first program at the age of five and focusses on security, privacy and the effects of the information society. He became well known for hacking the Dutch transportation card (OV-chipkaart) and disclosing thousands of data leaks.

Besides investigating, Brenno writes books and articles and is a regular speaker at many events. For his writing he was elected Journalist of the Year mainly for highlighting technological issues to a broad audience. He also is an expert on the Dutch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and campaigns for more government transparency. He regularly litigates in order to get documents disclosed.

During SHA Brenno is the lead driving force behind the Safe Harbour Authority.