Andreas Schmidt researches organisational and political aspects of Internet security at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology. He is currently writing up the results of his PhD research project on the role of technical communities in Internet security governance and previous large-scale Internet security incidents.
Andreas holds a Master degree in Political Science, and Medieval and Contemporary History. He is a member of the German Research Foundation's research network on "Digital citizens and their identity." Before joining TU Delft, Andreas worked with business consultancies on identity management and enterprise IT security. His recently published or accepted peer-reviewed articles cover the organisation of Internet security production, the Estonian cyberattacks, networked governance in International Relations, and emerging hybrids of networks and hierarchies.