Yesterday, I heard the RIVM briefing and then I followed the debate in parliament. And I wondered if they were talking about the Covid-19 virus. So much more is known by research, but at no time did I hear that back yesterday. Really from no one. In Dutch politics and in the media, the latest … Read moreWere they even talking about the Covid-19 virus?
Much has been written about the negative economic and social impacts of coronavirus, which cannot be denied. Parallels have been drawn between the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the great depression of 1929. There is no doubt that COVID-19 will have devastating consequences for economies around the world. However, some positives may come out of … Read moreAre there any positive sides of COVID-19?
Cyber security attacks today are becoming increasingly sophisticated – leading businesses to constantly ensure their systems, operations and data are protected from potential cyber threats. According to Dr Hugh Thompson, Chief Technology Officer at Symantec, cyber security is ever-evolving and what was effective five years ago is no longer viable today. This echoes the words of Ned … Read moreCyber Security landscape in the UAE
What is LinkedIn good for, beyond spamming strangers? Do people actually get jobs on there? LinkedIn is that unlikely contradiction: the social network that’s all business. No one’s up late at night checking out their connections’ connections, or who endorsed who and for what. You log in about once a month, you accept the “invitations to connect” … Read moreIs LinkedIn no longer a “Social Network”
1 Introduction We are currently living in an age where the use of the Internet has become second nature to millions of people. However, the Internet continues to be threatened by numerous risks, such as that of online crime Core to criminal activities on the Internet is the exploitation of private information. Thus, Internet users … Read moreInitiative for a Framework for National Cyber Security Awareness (NCSA)
By Prof. Dr. Ir. Henk Jan Jansen 22.01.2020 Unless they double down on strong internal security against a broad range of threat vectors, they will continue to be targeted and victimized by fraud rings and nation states. Unfortunately, their IT security is perceived to be deficient — especially within smaller banks and credit unions. Making … Read moreCybersecurity Threats Facing Financial Services
The reason why WhatsApp calls are not allowed in the UAE (not only emirate of Dubai, but also at the Capital emirate of Abu Dhabi and other 5 Emirates, Umm Al Qhwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Juan and Sharjah) is due to a federal regulation. Four major reasons: Greed: UAE has 2 state-run telecom companies … Read moreWHY IS WHATSAPP OR ANY OTHER VOIP CALL UNAVAILABLE IN UAE?
Hi friends and colleagues, I hope all is well! As many of you know, I have been at my current position as Senior Cyber Security Program Manager. In the former role of Cyber Security Range Manager, Cyber Academy, I was creating content for multiple clients worldwide, used for Cyber Awareness Education. I hate networking. It … Read moreReaching out to you
Information security vulnerabilities are weaknesses that expose an organization to risk. Understanding your vulnerabilities is the first step to managing risk. Employees 1. Social interaction 2. Customer interaction 3. Discussing work in public locations 4. Taking data out of the office (paper, mobile phones, laptops) 5. Emailing documents and data 6. Mailing and faxing documents … Read moreThe Big List of Information Security Vulnerabilities