Economics of Cybersecurity

Welcome to the website of the Economics of Cybersecurity group at the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management (TPM) at Delft University of Technology. We analyze large-scale Internet measurement and incident data to identify how the markets for Internet services deal with security risks.


  • March 22, 2016: Hadi Asghari and Michael Ciere's USENIX paper on Conficker cleanup was one of five nominees for the  Dutch Cyber Security Research paper Award 2016. The jury report stated: "The paper describes an excellent and detailed longitudinal statistical analysis of a large dataset obtained through the sinkhole of the Conficker worm, with some conclusions that are useful for a broader audience as well... Overall a great paper to read with lots of data."
    Michael presented the paper at the awards ceremony at ICT.OPEN. From left to right all nominees: Niels van Adrichem (TUD), Dennis Andriesse (VU), Michael Ciere (TUD), Erik Poll (RUN) and Carlo Meijer (RUN). 

Economics of Cybersecurity Group (October 2014). From left to right: Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob, Giovane Moura, Maciej Korczynski, Arman Noroozian, Qasim Lone, Martijn Groenleer, Hadi Asghari,  Michel van Eeten,  Orcun Cetin, Carlos H. Gañán

General Information

Head of the group: Prof. Michel van Eeten.  Phone:+31 15 2787050, email: m.j.g.vaneeten -a-
Secretary: Joy van Eijk.  Phone: +31 15 27 88061, email:

Postal Address

Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management
Delft University of Technology
PO Box 5015, 2600GA Delft, the Netherlands