co-Founder and CEO
Secure Code Warrior
Pieter Danhieux is the CEO of Secure Code Warrior, a global security company that makes software development better and more secure. He co-founded the company in 2015, has been building the product, a team of 30 staff globally and 5x revenue growth in 2017. In 2016, he was No. 80 on the list of Coolest Tech people in Australia (Business Insider) and awarded Cyber Security Professional of the Year (AISA - Australian Information Security Association). Pieter is also a principal instructor for the SANS Institute teaching military, government and private organisations offensive techniques on how to target and assess organisations, systems and individuals for security weaknesses. Before starting Secure Code Warrior, Pieter work at Ernst & Young, BAE Systems and co-founded NVISO, a high-growth cybersecurity consulting firm Pieter has spoken at over 50 public presentations in the last 7 years including RSA Asia Pacific & Japan, ACSC, AusCERT, ISACA, ISSA, AISA, CloudSec, and SANS Institute Community Events. During his career, he collected a whole range of cyber security certificates (CISSP, CISA, GCFA, GCIH, GPEN, GWAP) and is currently one of the select few people worldwide to hold the top certification GIAC Security Expert (GSE).