Thomas Quillinan is a Security Researcher at the D-CIS Research Lab in Delft, in the Netherlands. He received a Ph.D., in the area of Security for Distributed Systems, and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from University College Cork in Ireland. He previously held the position of Postdoctoral Researcher as part of the IIDS group in the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, working in the areas of Distributed Systems and Crisis Management. He originally trained in the University of Limerick in Ireland, where he received an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering. His research interests include the security of systems. He is a member of the ACM and is an avid Sailor.