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Windows XP termination. Who should lead the final transition?

Not long after the message that Microsoft will stop updating Windows XP from 8 April onwards, after extending it beyond the regular life cycle for over a year already, came the soothing message that malware will be monitored for another … Continue reading

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Breaking down silos, or cooperation in all things cyber

“We need to break down silos”, is a phrase often heard in national and international meetings around cyber security and enforcing cyber crime. So it is no coincidence that at the upcoming NLIGF (Netherlands Internet Governance Forum), the IGF, but … 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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Why Vint Cerf is wrong

At the Internet Governance Forum in Baku, I made an intervention on behalf of NL IGF, reporting on the recommendations given by the participants of Workshop 87. Participants coming from positions representing most actors on and around the Internet. As … Continue reading

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When cyber awareness undermines cyber security

Recently I moderated a workshop on cyber strategy, attended by persons in the Chief Information Officer function at large(r) companies and institutions. As a 70 minutes workshop does not get a cyber strategy for a company, I aimed for creating … Continue reading

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Coordination and cooperation in online threats

In his recent blog post Jan Jaap Oerlemans of Leiden University’s Law school reacted in-depth on the recent cyber security analyses of the Dutch National Cyber Security Centre and the accompanying letter of minister I. Opstelten of Security and Justice. … Continue reading

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NCSC: PUBLIC-PRIVATE COOPERATION IS KEY

This article was published in Virus Bulletin, issue March 2012 On Thursday 12 January 2012 the Dutch National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was officially opened. With the push of a big red button, Minister of Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten … Continue reading

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