The University of Southampton

Gert Jan van Hardeveld

Postgraduate research student

As of October 2014, Gert is a PhD candidate in the Web Science CDT. Gert is based in the Web and Internet Science (WAIS) research group in the school for Electronics and Computer Science (ECS). His supervisors are Dr Kieron O'Hara and Dr Craig Webber.



MSc Web Science, University of Southampton (2014)

BA Media and Culture, specialisation: New Media and Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam (2013)

Conferences attended

Cybersec - European Cybersecurity Forum, Krakow, Poland, 2017

Web Science Summer School (Best presentation), St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017

International Cyber Security Summer School (Best team award), The Hague, The Netherlands, 2016

Rethinking Cybercrime, Preston, UK, 2016 (Poster presentation)

Web Science 2016, Hannover, Germany, 2016 (Paper presentation)

National Cyber Security Centre One Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2016

Networking trip/exchange Web Science Institute at University of Southampton and Network Institute at VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016

The Third Cybercrime Symposium, Southampton, UK, 2016

Networking trip, San Francisco Bay Area, USA, 2015

The Second Cybercrime Symposium, Southampton, UK, 2015

The International Cyber Security Strategy Congress, Leuven, Belgium, 2015

Web Science & Data Analytics Summer School, Singapore, 2014


Hooper, Clare, Middleton, Stuart, van Hardeveld, Gert and Surridge, Michael (2015) The Digital Police Officer using linguistic analysis to identify cybercriminals. At Web Science Institute One Year On: Privacy and Trust in the Era of Big Data Analytics. Web Science Institute Workshop 2015 Web Science Institute One Year On: Privacy and Trust in the Era of Big Data Analytics. Web Science Institute Workshop 2015, United Kingdom. 08 Jun 2015.

van Hardeveld, Gert, Webber, Craig, Hooper, Clare and Middleton, Stuart (2015) The Digital Police Officer: using natural language processing to identify cybercriminals. At Eurocrim 2015 Eurocrim 2015, Portugal. 02 - 05 Sep 2015.

Van Hardeveld, Gert, Webber, Craig and O'Hara, Kieron (2016) Discovering credit card fraud methods in online tutorials. OnSt ’16: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Online Safety, Trust and Fraud Prevention, Germany. 22 - 25 May 2016. 5 pp. (doi:10.1145/2915368.2915369).

Van Hardeveld, Gert, Jan, Webber, Craig and O'Hara, Kieron (2017) Deviating from the cybercriminal script: exploring tools of anonymity (mis)used by carders on cryptomarkets. American Behavioral Scientist, 61 (11), 1244-1266. (doi:10.1177/0002764217734271).


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