Tag Archives: Spam

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

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ING, big data, privacy and spam

Today many people responded quite negatively to the plans of the Dutch bank ING to market the data of its customers in relation to custom made advertisements on the basis of purchases, salary, subsidies, personal data, etc., etc. Data that … 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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Every country needs a centralised digital incident reporting centre: the digital 112 (or 911)

More and more incidents on and around the Internet make headlining news. In a general fashion these can be categorised as “ordinary” criminality and hacks of computer systems, e.g. by so called hacktivists and criminals, but more often also by … Continue reading

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EC3 opened on 11 January 2013

On Friday 11 January 2013 the European Cyber Crime Centre, EC3, officially opened its doors at Europol in The Hague. If something shone through from the speeches of the panel participants, it is that there are tight budget restraints and … Continue reading

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Anti-virus scanners out-dated?

An article this morning stated that anti-virus scanners are passé. I remember that Marnix Dekker of ENISA stated this in a meeting in The Netherlands circa one year ago. To my surprise this provocative claim did not send much more … Continue reading

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