Yuri Bobbert

Yuri is a scientific tech-leader, CISO, Academic Director / Professor and has advised more than 300 companies, including NN Group as Head of Digital Security.

Currently he is Chief Information Security Officer at ON2IT and Academic Director / Professor at Antwerp Management School (AMS) Visiting lecturer at the Cyber Security Academy (Leiden University / TU Delft). He has advised more than 300 companies, including NN Group and UWV as Head of Digital Security. Within NN Group he was the Security, Risk and Compliance leader of the Delta Lloyd merger. This is where he met Mark Butterhoff and shared their initial vision and values.

From 2004-2014 Yuri was CEO of a Digital Security advisory and integration company. Yuri holds a double PhD from both the University of Antwerp and Radboud University in the Netherlands and a Master in Business Informatics. His PhD dissertation about “Maturing Business Information Security (MBIS),” describes the managerial side of security and the technology used to measure and administrate it.

His first book was published in 2010 which defines and positions his methods; the second in 2014, describing 25 companies that have applied these methods. In 2018 he published two books: “Critical success factors for effective business information security” and “Cybersecu- rity in 60 minutes” for Boards and supervisory bodies. Bobbert is co-founder of technologie solutions such as SecuriMeter, SECA/Lockchain and Meetingwizard GSS Software.