FP Amsterdam welcomes Dr. Melanie Rieback, CEO and Co-founder of Radically Open Security.

Dr. Melanie Rieback is the CEO and Co-founder of Radically Open Security, the world’s first non-profit computer security consultancy company, named the 50th Most Innovative SME by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (MKB Innovatie Top 100) in 2016.

She is also a former Assistant Professor of Computer Science at VU who performed RFID security research (RFID Virus and RFID Guardian), that attracted worldwide press coverage, and won several awards (VU Mediakomeet, ISOC Award, NWO I/O award, IEEE Percom Best Paper, USENIX Lisa Best Paper).

Today Rieback and her team of hackers have clients from a variety of sectors, ranging from universities and insurers to media companies and the police. Melanie will help us dispel the world of cyber security and share some of the challenges she and her team of hackers face on a daily basis. Her mission: doing things radically different and ethically responsible.


We will welcome dr. Melanie Rieback at the Pulitzer Hotel in Amsterdam on Thursday, November 2nd 2017 . Her interesting presentation will be followed by drinks and canapes.