Dr. Bibi van den Berg

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Associate Professor of eLaw, Leiden University

Dr. Bibi van den Berg is an associate professor in the department of eLaw, Leiden University and chair of the Cybersecurity governance group in the Institute for Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University's Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs in the Hague. 

Since 2014 she also works for the Cyber Security Academy in The Hague, a professional master’s program of the Faculty Campus The Hague which is taught at the Hague Security Delta Campus (HSD).  

Within the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Safety and Security, Van den Berg co-initiated en co-developed the Honours Class Cybersecurity. She was also one of the initiators of the NWO-funded 'SCALES' project.  The overarching research question of the SCALES project is how to strike a balance between the sometimes conflicting stakes of individual, public and private data-producers and data-processors.

Bibi van den Berg is a member of the Dutch Cyber Security Council, which advises the Dutch cabinet on how to improve cyber security in the Netherlands.

Research and teaching focus

  • cybersecurity
  • regulating human behavior through the use of technologies (techno-regulation and nudging)
  • regulation and governance of/on the internet
  • privacy and identity
  • robotics and artificial intelligence.

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