Prof. Dr. Marco Gercke
Director of the Cybercrime Research Institute Cologne, Germany
Marco Gercke is a global thinker, writer and expert focussing on Global Security Issues with a special focus on Cybersecurity. For more than ten years he has advised governments, international organisations and the private sector. He is Director of the Cybercrime Research Institute, an independent global think tank dealing with legal aspects. He was appointed as member of the ITU High Level Expert Group and advised the ITU Secretary General within the development of the Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA).
"Cybersecurity has become a major concern for nations and businesses worldwide "
Prof. Gercke is teaching International Criminal Law, European Criminal Law and Cybercrime at the University of Cologne and is lecturer at the University of Macau, Oldenburg University and Muenster University. He was and is member of various international committees – among them the United National Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force. As advisor he supported more than 80 countries in strengthening their capacities in relation to Cybersecurity and Cybercrime.
Prof. Gercke is constantly analysing challenges and trends related to Cybersecurity and Cybercrime. In the last ten years he gave more than 500 speeches at international conferences and published more than 100 articles and books.
A distinguished and experienced speaker, Prof. Gercke provides excellent and useful inside knowledge on the topic of cybercrime. His deliveries are full of practical examples, clear and highly informative.
He presents in German and English.