Security Without Borders: Combining Awareness and Technology to Secure a Decentralized Company | With Hans Quivooij, CISO at Damen Shipyards

October 11, 2023

Damen Shipyards is a multi-national company with subsidiaries in many countries. It maintains a stellar track record when it comes to innovation. To solidify awareness into a corporate culture that values cybersecurity, the key is an approach that combines continuous incremental awareness initiatives with technological aid. But how can Damen secure its systems if it has so many decentralized facilities in different countries? And what concern wide strategy is in place to help Damen become even more secure? Hans Quivooij, CISO at Damen Shipyards will take us through the differences between securing centralized and decentralized entities within Damen. He will explain how security technology and awareness can strengthen both each other and the overall security of the company.

  • Small scaled peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule

Hans Quivooij, Damen Shipyards Group

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Hans Quivooij


Hans Quivooij is an experienced cybersecurity leader with a long and successful career at Damen Shipyards. Hans started out as an IT professional before specializing in cybersecurity. As a result of that experience he combines the expertise of security with an intimate knowledge of IT.

Damen Shipyards Group


Security Awareness Strategies | Security Technology | Cybersecurity Networking


Location: Restaurant Kloosterhoeve, Harmelen

17:30 | Start program (including presentation, discussion and a 3-course dinner)
20:30 | End of formal program, opportunity for informal networking



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