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added: mei 31, 2011

F16 fighter jet specs bought at jumble sale

A usb-stick containing specifications on the sale of Dutch F16 fighter jets to Chili was bought at a jumble sale for EUR 1. Besides specifications on the deal (codenamed: Newco Colorado Integrated F16 Support), the usb-stick also contained personal information on the military officials involved in the deal, as well as specs on status and weaknesses of the planes.

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added: mei 26, 2011

Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service discourages Whatsapp

Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service AIVD, has issued a warning to all civil servants in The Netherlands on the usage of Whatsapp. According to the AIVD, Whatsapp is not secure enough.

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added: mei 23, 2011

73% use smartphone to access confidential information

In accordance with our survey and research, to be published next week, a Symantec survey concludes that “employees are using smartphones to access sensitive and confidential information, and while organizations are improving in their efforts to ensure that these devices are secure and properly managed, more needs to be done”.

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added: mei 10, 2011

Hearing on “The Threat of Data Theft to American Consumers”

Citizen concerns about disclosures of personally identifiable information (PII) held in computer databases is not surprising given the significant — and growing — number of reported breaches each year. It may not be immediately obvious why disclosure of some of this information might be of concern. In some cases, the disclosure might only be of an account name and some password hint, or directory information that might be otherwise easily found in a public directory. However, such information in context or in combination with other information can be quite damaging.

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added: mei 5, 2011

Heightened security concerns for employee use of social media

Approximately four-in-ten (42%) network administrators considered managing the security of employee smartphones to be “very important” or “extremely important” as compared to other security threats facing their organization. Approximately four-in-ten (42%) were “moderately concerned” to “extremely concerned” about the security threat associated with employee use of social media. The proportion “moderately concerned” to “extremely concerned” was similar in 2010 (40%).

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Editor Intelink says:(2012-10-02 10:49:19)

“Een kwaliteitsslag voor school, student en stagebedrijf” Het herkennen en correct behandelen van bedrijfsvertrouwelijke informatie. Het programma speelt tevens doeltreffend in op de sterk toenemende behoefte aan Social Media Integriteit van stag...

On: Stagevoorbereiding voor MBO en HBO: Bewustwording Bedrijfsgeheimen & Social Media Integriteit
Danny Lieberman says:(2011-05-09 13:35:04)

As one of the pioneers in DLP - data loss prevention and an active thought leader in the field since 2003 - it is typical for people who discover that the emperor is naked to take knee jerk reactions. IT and HR procedures are part of a set of data...

On: WikiLeaks legt menselijke factor bloot (EN)
Rachel McShelley says:(2011-03-31 10:01:15)

Blijft helaas onduidelijk waarom BitDefender dit opvallend en vooral ook een beveiligingsrisico vindt.

On: Facebook: 42% onbekende online vrienden
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