Stefaan has 30 years of experience in IT and joined IBM in 1997. Since 2001 he is a Security Architect and, in that role, he fulfilled several positions at local, European and global level. As security architect, he is constantly looking for ways to implement security by design but also to achieve efficient security operations in support of an Enterprise Security Architecture. In his current role, as member of the European Security Competence Center, he is assisting organizations in Europe with their security transformation projects in the context of Cloud and Devops. He is co-author of the IBM Security Blueprint V3 redbook.