prof.dr. M. Junger (Marianne)

Full Professor

About Me

I am a full professor of Cyber Security and Business Continuity at the University of Twente. I started my career at the Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) of the Ministry of Justice in 1981. I worked as a Senior Researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Criminality and Law Enforcement (NSCR – in Leiden) (1992-2000) and as an Associate professor at the Department Developmental Psychology - Utrecht University (2002-2008). I am a member of the Scientific Advisory Council (WAR) of the Dutch Defense Academy.  I founded the Crime Science journal together with Pieter Hartel and was an associate-editor for 6 years (https://crimesciencejournal.springeropen.com/).


Child Behavior
Electronic Mail
Crime Victims


Recent research projects:

  • Slachtofferschap van Cybercrime (Victims of cybercrime; pilotstudy), € 40.000. Together with Prof. dr ir T. de Vries, Prof. dr ir B.P. Veldkamp (University of Twente). From Stichting Achmea Slachtoffer en Samenleving (SASS).
  • SEcurity RequIrements for seriOUS apps - (SERIOUS)

Funded by: NWO

Duration: January 2015 until January 2019

With Prof.Dr. P.H. Hartel (Pieter)

  • TREsPASS: Technology-supported Risk Estimation by Predictive Assessment of Socio-technical Security. EU-Large-scale integrating project,

Consortium, principal investigator: prof Hartel.


  • Modus operandi: the influence of modern media (ICT, mobile phones) on ‘traditional crime’ (Invloed van de moderne media (ICT, mobiele telefoons) op de 'traditionele' misdrijven). With Prof.Dr. P.H. Hartel (Pieter)

Education / Teaching

1. Master Risico Management, Mastertrack Risico & Veiligheid in ICT & Cybercrime

2. Cyber-crime Science in the Security 3TU master of Information Security.



Reep-van den Bergh, C. M. M., & Junger, M. (2018). Victims of cybercrime in Europe: a review of victim surveys. Crime science, 7(1), [5]. DOI: 10.1186/s40163-018-0079-3
Wachs, S., Whittle, H. C., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., Wolf, K. D., Vazsonyi, A. T., & Junger, M. (2018). Correlates of Mono- and Dual-Victims of Cybergrooming and Cyberbullying: Evidence from Four Countries. Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking, 21(2), 91-98. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2016.0733
Meldrum, R. C., Verhoeven, M., Junger, M., van Aken, M. A. G., & Dekovic, M. (2018). Parental Self-Control and the Development of Male Aggression in Early Childhood: A Longitudinal Test of Self-Control Theory. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, 62(4), 935-957. DOI: 10.1177/0306624X16662921
Junger, M., Montoya, L., Hartel, P. H., & Heydari, M. (2017). Towards the normalization of cybercrime victimization: A routine activities analysis of cybercrime in europe. In 2017 International Conference On Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics And Assessment (Cyber SA) IEEE Press. DOI: 10.1109/CyberSA.2017.8073391
Lastdrager, E. E. H., Carvajal Gallardo, I. R., Hartel, P. H., & Junger, M. (2017). How Effective is Anti-Phishing Training for Children? (Distinguished Paper Award). In Thirteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2017) (pp. 229-239). USENIX Association.
Abrahamse, M., Niec, L. N., Junger, M., Boer, F., & Lindauer, R. J. L. (2016). Risk factors for attrition from an evidence-based parenting program: Findings from the Netherlands. Children and youth services review, 64, 42-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.02.025
Wachs, S., Jiskrova, G. K., Vazsonyi, A. T., Wolf, K. D., & Junger, M. (2016). A cross-national study of direct and indirect effects of cyberbullying on cybergrooming victimization via self-esteem. Psicologia educativa, 22(1), 61-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.pse.2016.01.002
Bullee, J-W., Montoya, L., Junger, M., & Hartel, P. H. (2016). Telephone-based social engineering attacks: An experiment testing the success and time decay of an intervention. In A. Mathur, & A. Roychoudhury (Eds.), Proceedings of the inaugural Singapore Cyber Security R&D Conference (SG-CRC 2016) (pp. 107-114). (Cryptology and Information Security Series; Vol. 14). Amsterdam: IOS Press. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-617-0-107
Abrahamse, M., Junger, M., Leijten, P. H. O., Boer, F., & Lindauer, R. J. L. (2015). Psychometric Properties of the Dutch Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) in a Community Sample and a Multi-Ethnic Clinical Sample. Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment, 37(4), 679-691. DOI: 10.1007/s10862-015-9482-1
Klein Velderman, M., Dusseldorp, E., van Nieuwenhuijzen, M., Junger, M., Paulussen, T. G. W. M., & Reijneveld, S. A. (2015). Cultural, social and intrapersonal factors associated with clusters of co-occurring health-related behaviours among adolescents. European journal of public health, 25(1), 31-37. DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/cku051
Abrahamse, M., Junger, M., van Wouwe, M. A. M. M., Boer, F., & Lindauer, R. J. L. (2015). Treating Child Disruptive Behavior in High-Risk Families: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial from a Community-Based Implementation. Journal of child and family studies, 25(5), 1605-1622. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-015-0322-4
Karreman, A., Aken, M., Dekovic, M., Verhoeven, M., Junger, M., van de Beek, C., & Doreleijers, T. A. H. (2015). Parental Mental Health and Self-Control as Predictors of Effortful Control in Young Boys: Mediating Effects of Parenting Behaviors. -. Paper presented at 2015 SRCD Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, United States.
Lastdrager, E. E. H., Hartel, P. H., & Junger, M. (2015). Apate: Anti-Phishing Analysing and Triaging Environment (Poster). In 36th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (pp. -). Piscataway, New Jersey: IEEE Computer Society.

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