Marc Stern, Cyber Security Consulting Director
Marc has worked as a cyber security expert for more than 25 years and has an impressive personal track record in Public Key Infrastructures and smart card-based systems for eID applications. He is also one of the European leaders in the field of Web application security.
Following his role as Lead Architect for the Belgian electronic identity card (e‑ID), Marc became Architect and Lead of the Security Group for the STORK project, establishing a European eID Interoperability Platform that will enable citizens to establish new e‑relations across borders.
Prior to his position at Approach, Marc led the Security Service Line at DXC (formerly known as CSC). He was also a Software Engineer at Philips and Texas Instruments.
Marc holds an MSc in Electromechanical Engineering. He is a certified ICT professional: Cyber-Security Manager (ISO27032 Lead Cyber security Manager), Security Auditor (ISO 27001 Lead Auditor) and ITIL, Risk Manager (CRISC from the ISACA).