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In the news – Managed internet devices and biometry

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – December 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – The last month of the year was an important one for computer security in terms of raising awareness. The denial-of-service attacks against the Sony Playstation and Xbox networks in the middle of the Christmas season … Read More

Working on our Digital Immune System: Humans are the Weakest Link

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By Jeroen Hentschke, Channel Sales Engineer Benelux – Most everyone is aware that it is important to have a virus scanner on your PC. The grief, however, caused by malware in recent years does not show any reduction. Just as I have learned to be cautious with unfamiliar software, websites … Read More

In the news – why smoking is bad for you, ATM skimming and iOS malware

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – November 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – Smoking is bad for you Last month I wrote about the dangers of using USB devices of unknown origin. Another news story this month demonstrates how important this is. One device that has become popular … Read More

Cloudability

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By Jeroen Hentschke, Channel Sales Engineer Benelux – Cloudability. The term most probably does not ring a bell but as you might suspect it has something to do with cloud computing. From my daily contact with customers, I have noticed that cloud computing is now a well-established concept that people … Read More

In the news – Dangerous memory sticks, smart electricity meters and cash registers being hit by malware

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – October 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – Dangerous USB memory sticks Back in August, some concept code was demonstrated at the BlackHat conference that could turn ordinary USB memory stick into quite dangerous devices (Nohl, Krissler, Lell). Recently, this concept code was … Read More

The Dutch privacy regulations on innovative products fall behind

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Peter Zwollo Channel Account Manager Benelux at Norman Data Defense Systems B.V. (Inc.) –  Just passing through the region, we visited the so called Drielandenpunt (the ‘Tripoint’, which is between The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany) on the Vaalserberg hill, including it’s well-known Wilhelmina Tower. Pleasantly enjoying the sunshine and the … Read More

In the News – Shellshock and cellphone communication intercepted

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – September 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – Is your cellphone safe? When you use your cellphone to make a call or send a text message, you are used to thinking that the GSM connection is encrypted and safe, right? Not necessarily. It … Read More

In the news – car hacking, plane hacking and exploitable UEFI BIOS

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – August 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – I promised you some information from BlackHat in my previous entry – particularly concerning the possibility to infect and abuse automotive computer systems. That is one of my items this month. Cars and hacking The … Read More

Do you sometimes travel? And what about your identity?

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Maarten Prins, Marketing Communication Manager Benelux – I wonder how many people bring their laptop on vacation. At various airports during my vacation, I saw heaps of people walking around with a laptop, not to mention travelers who carried around their smart phones, tablets, phablets, etc. Laptops and other devices … Read More

Cryptolocker cure shows prevention is the best solution

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For those of you who missed our previous articles about Cryptolocker, it’s a nasty virus that can permanently prevent you from accessing your files – unless you paid the criminal’s behind the malware a huge ransom. Since then – when we explained it was impossible to get your files back … Read More

 

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