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Olaf Kolkman

Olaf Kolkman

Principal - Internet Technology, Policy, and Advocacy

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Biography

Olaf Kolkman is the Principal - Internet Technology, Policy, and Advocacy at the Internet Society. He is a senior advisor to, and spokesperson of, the Internet Society. He formulates, reviews and advises on technical and policy positions.

Olaf has a long experience in Internet technology and policy matters, in
particular those related to security and trustworthiness of the Internet. He is a board member of the Global Forum on Expertise in Cyberspace and a commissioner of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace.

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Building Trust 10 January 2020

‘Major Initiatives in Cybersecurity’ Shows Everyone Can Contribute to Trust

How do we work toward a more secure Internet? In the Cyber Security discussions that take place in the...

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About Internet Society 11 December 2019

Claudio Jeker Honored by Internet Security Research Group with Radiant Award

This week another Radiant Award has been awarded by the Internet Security Research Group, the folks behind Let’s Encrypt....

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About Internet Society 21 November 2019

Rachel Player Honored by Internet Security Research Group with Radiant Award

Internet security is accomplished by many unsung heroes. People who put their talent and passion into improving the Internet,...

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Building Trust 12 November 2019

Peace and Cyber Hygiene

It doesn’t immediately make sense, does it: the terms peace and cyber hygiene in the same breath. Still, there...

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Building Trust 14 May 2019

WhatsApp: How a Bug Relates to the G7

On 13 May, more than a billion users saw the messaging application WhatsApp being updated. At the same time...

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Technology 27 March 2019

What Is the Internet Model of Networking?

Fundamentally, the Internet model is that independent networks connect to one another and, all together, provide the global Internet....

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