Eddy Willems is a known malware expert from Belgium. He is a board member of 3 security industry organizations, EICAR, AVAR and LSEC, and is the resident Security Evangelist and Global Security Officer at G DATA Cyberdefense. He became a founding member of EICAR in 1991, one of the world’s first security IT organizations. Over the years he has served in many extra roles in different security industry organizations. Several CERTs, press agencies, print and online publications and broadcasting media, for example CNN, use his advice regularly. In October of 2013, he published his first book in Belgium and the Netherlands, entitled Cybergevaar (Lannoo). In December 2015 he published a translated version of his book entitled Cybergefahr (Springer) in the German-speaking countries. An English translation and update, Cyberdanger (Springer), was published in 2019. Eddy is a known inspiring speaker and is giving lectures and presentations worldwide for a very wide audience from children to experts.
Zwienenberg started dealing with computer viruses in 1988 after encountering the first virus problems. His interest thus kindled he has studied virus behaviour and presented solutions and detection schemes ever since. Starting as an independent consultant, later as R&D Manager at CSE Ltd, as a researcher for ThunderBYTE, as Chief Research Officer at Norman, and currently as Senior Research Fellow at ESET. Over the years he has served in many extra roles in different industry organizations. Currently he is still serving on the board of AVAR, on the Technical Overview Board of the WildList and as the Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of IEEE ICSG. In 2018, Zwienenberg joined the Europol European Cyber Crime Center (EC3) Advisory Group as an ESET representative. Zwienenberg has been a member of CARO since late 1991. Besides being an expert-witness and fact-witness in court, he is also a frequent speaker at conferences and general security seminars.