DFRWS 2014 Keynote Speakers

Peter Zinn

Title: Police, cyber and forensics.


  • What does a National Police mean for forensics?
  • What is the role of the National High Tech Crime Unit?
  • Is cybercrime really different from regular crime?
  • Is there a future for digital forensics?

Bio: Peter Zinn is Senior Cybercrime Advisor for the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit. As a trend watcher he translates technology and threats to strategies and solutions.
An award winning speaker, Peter presented at various congresses like Interpol, Europol, FBI, and FIRST.

Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm

Title: The importance of fact-finding in technology cases

Abstract: Coming Soon!

Bio: Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm is a technology lawyer, specialized in complex litigation. He has been working on technology related cases since the advent of the commercial internet. He is known for his work in peer-to-peer and BitTorrent related litigation. His knowledge about the obligations of internet intermediaries, such as Google, eBay and ISPs, is unprecedented. His recent cases include the landmark victory for ISP XS4ALL against anti-piracy organization BREIN over the blocking of access to The Pirate Bay.
He is the founding partner of bureau Brandeis. Besides his work as an attorney, he is a senior lecturer at the University of Amsterdam.

Mikael Lindström

Title: EC3 - European Cyber Crime Centre - fighting crime from the international perspective


Bio: Mr Lindstrom is a Swedish Police officer with over 20 years of vast policing experience. His career began as a patrolling officer and via criminal investigations and criminal intelligence positions he became in 1999 a specialist investigator on IT-related crime with a focus on digital forensics. After working at both regional and national level, he moved on to the international level when he joined the Europol High Tech Crime Centre in 2006. Currently Lindstrom is a cybercrime expert and team leader in the Forensic IT and R&D unit of the European Cybercrime Centre, EC3, at Europol.


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