Category Archives: Self regulation

Internetstandaarden en implementatie

Op het ecp jaarcongres van 2014 werd een sessie geweid aan Internetstandaarden onder leiding van Gerben Klein Baltink, de kwartiermaker namens de Nederlandse overheid van het Platform Internetstandaarden. De drie panelleden spraken over (succesvolle) implementatie van standaarden, bijvoorbeeld om het … Continue reading

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Mobile threats and Android: What does this tell us?

If it is true that mobile malware targets Android nearly exclusively, what does this tell the world? Here’s the link to the article I found based on the new Kasperski report. This report claims that 99,9% of mobile malware targets … Continue reading

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Netherlands keeps spewing malware. A call for action!

On Webwereld an article was published (click here) following a new Kaspersky malware report (click here) Q1-2013. Nothing new was mentioned here. The Netherlands remains the number 3 as far as sending malware from Dutch servers is concerned. At the … Continue reading

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How will banks ensure the safety of our money? Ddos attacks on NL banks

This week bank costumers of The Netherlands were shocked when they realised that online banking may not be as safe as they thought. Perhaps some were surprised to hear that what they think is money, is nothing but digits, something … Continue reading

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The Internet and (the fear of) regulation

On his blog Bruce Schneier recently published a post called “Power and the Internet”. (Click here.) An article that most people in the western world will agree with. Internet freedom against Internet safety and security, the powerful have a lot … Continue reading

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Cyber security. A duty to care?

Yesterday, in my post on three new threats in one day (click here), I posed the question whether it was necessary to develop regulations that would set a minimum standard on cyber security for devices that connect to the Internet. … Continue reading

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Whois data, Internet security and law enforcement

Recent outcry around the letter the EU Article 29 Working Party chairman J. Kohnstamm sent to ICANN, shows how difficult it is to keep a clear view on Whois data and the function of Whois data. Let me try and … Continue reading

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