As the Manager of Strategic Security Services for Rapid7 in EMEA, Wim Remes leverages his 15+ years of security leadership experience to advise clients on reducing their risk posture by solving complex security problems and by building resiliency into their organization. Wim delivers expert guidance on reducing the high cost of IT security failures, both financially and in terms of brand reputation combining his deep expertise in network security, identity management, policy design, risk assessment, and penetration testing to develop innovative approaches to enterprise security. Before joining the Rapid7 team, Wim was a Managing Consultant at IOActive and previously he has worked as a Manager of Information Security for Ernst and Young and a Security Consultant for Bull, where he gained valuable experience building security programs for enterprise class clients.
Wim has been engaged in various infosec community initiatives such as the co-development of the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES), InfosecMentors, and organizing the BruCON security conference. Wim has been a featured speaker at international conferences such as Excaliburcon (China), Black Hat Europe, Source Boston, Source Barcelona and SecZone (Colombia). He was also a Member of the Board of Directors at (ISC)2 from 2012 until 2014 and Chairperson of that Board in 2014.