Xander Bouwman

Xander Bouwman

PhD Candidate

Delft University of Technology


Xander is a PhD candidate at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He studies cybersecurity threat information sharing.

The four-year doctoral research project started in 2019, with promotors Prof.dr. Michel van Eeten and Prof.dr.ing. Bram Klievink.

Previously, he completed a BSc in Information Sciences at Utrecht University and an MSc in Complex Systems Engineering and Management at Delft University of Technology.


  • Cybersecurity info sharing
  • Threat intelligence
  • Network governance


Peer-reviewed academic work

(2021). Helping hands: Measuring the impact of a large threat intelligence sharing community. In 31st USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 22).

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(2020). A different cup of TI? The added value of commercial threat intelligence. In 29th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 20).

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