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added: maart 31, 2011

Facebook: 42% onbekende online vrienden

BitDefender heeft onderzoek gedaan naar social media en de samenstelling van de relaties die mensen via Facebook opbouwen. Gemiddeld hadden de deelnemers 137 online vrienden, waarvan het grootste deel bestaat uit collega’s en ex-collega’s (83%), online vrienden werkzaam binnen dezelfde sector (64%). Opvallend noemt BitDefender het aantal online vrienden dat men totaal niet kent: 42%.

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added: maart 29, 2011

Study: Employees are most significant Threat

A McAfee and SAIC study reveals that: “The most significant threat reported by organizations when protecting their sensitive information was data leaked accidentally orintentionally by employees. Employees’ adherence (or lack thereof) to security procedures is considered to be the greatest challenge to organizations’ information security. This ranked higher than other challenges, including multiple systems within the organization or the insecurity of supply chain partner systems. Policies clearly have not stemmed the data leak, forcing the hand of corporations to choose robust and innovative technical solutions to reinforce their guidelines.”

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added: maart 24, 2011

Voicemails of Dutch Ministers Leaked

A Dutch TV-programme, EenVandaag, has discovered that it’s easy to tap the voicemails of thousands of Dutch government officials and employees, including those of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire cabinet. Recently, the Dutch government signed a contract with telecoms provider Vodafone. Vodafone has a standard pincode for listening to voicemails from another phone. By dailing a special number and entering the pincode, access to another phone’s mailbox is granted.

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added: maart 18, 2011

Cyber Security Strategies Summit

Cyber Security Strategies Summit the 10-12 of May 2011 at the Kellog Conference Center in Washington DC. Geared towards enterprise and government security officers, the event presents case studies that will build on your knowledge in the industry as well as open your eyes to changes and innovations in the space.

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added: maart 15, 2011

10% of IT workers admit they can access systems of former employers

A recent study by Quest Software reveals that: “One in 10 IT professionals admit they have accounts from previous jobs through which they still can access systems even after they’ve left the organization.” The survey also explored the extent of “theft” of intellectual company property by employees (e.g., accessing information not relevant to them or their jobs, etc.).

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Panel's Jotter

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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