Tag Archives: data

Voorwaarden voor succes: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens. Een ongevraagd advies

Het College Bescherming persoonsgegevens krijgt een nieuwe naam: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens. Deze nieuwe naam sluit beter aan bij het regime dat de Europese Commissie komend jaar hoopt te introduceren, dat de privacy regulering aanmerkelijk zal verzwaren. Daarop vooruitlopend maakte staatssecretaris Teeven … Continue reading

Posted in Privacy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Reducing unreachable ICANN registrations

Recently ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) published a report on inaccurate registration data in her own databases. Now the question is presented to the world how can we mitigate this problem? There seems to be a very … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber crime, Cyber crime data or the absence of it, International cooperation: IP resources, Internet governance, Self regulation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A plea for an anti-spam coordination centre

As the Dutch government is on an ever tighter budget since the banksaving operations of 2008 it is merging enforcement and regulatory agencies at a fast pace. It is foreseen that OPTA will merge with the NMA (Competition Authority) and … Continue reading

Posted in Botnets, Cyber crime, spam, Spam enforcement | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Symantec report: The Netherlands #2 spam country

Only yesterday in my report on the Signal Spam meeting I wrote that The Netherlands had disappeared from the spam top 10 since 2004. Today I was sent a link to the new Symantec monthly report in which The Netherlands … Continue reading

Posted in News flash, spam | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Will Signal Spam take off in the Netherlands?

On Monday 14 February 2011 Signal Spam was presented in the Netherlands. The idea behind the day is that The Netherlands can copy the French system and thus have a spam reporting centre from which information is derived that the … Continue reading

Posted in Botnets, Cyber crime, Cyber crime data or the absence of it, Cyber crime reporting, spam | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

BBC news: Europol announces EU cyber crime data base

I won’t claim influence on basis of previous blogs, but it is good to read that Europol director R. Wainwright explained to the House of Lords that Internet users can help in fighting cyber crime and that a database in … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber crime, Cyber crime data or the absence of it, Cyber crime reporting, News flash | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cyber crime: It’s all about data, 3

In this part I want to focus on the gathering of cyber crime data. Are there best practices in the world on how cyber crime data is reported and aggregated to show the impact of said crime? Previously the discussion … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber crime data or the absence of it, Cyber crime reporting | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment