Privacy Security

Tips to prevent VPN vulnerabilities

Tips from the Digital Trust Center to avoid vulnerabilities:– run the security updates;– check the internal logging for traces of abuse;– analysis of the logging of the VPN environment;– delete all existing VPN accounts and recreate usernames with strong passwords;– consider implementing two-factor authentication for users. Read more about this here: https://www.digitaltrustcenter.nl/nieuws/wees- alert-for-vpn vulnerabilities

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Consumentenbond Privacy test more negative at Jonge banks

The Consumer Association’s privacy test shows, among other things, that Bunq shares data with an American marketing party and loads cookies without permission. N26 shares with third parties who do something with marketing or “product optimization”. The app also establishes contact with the Twitter advertising system. The British Revolut bank says in its privacy statement […]

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Privacy settings for social media?

Number of steps taken by the NCSC UK to keep social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram private. Start by setting your privacy, understand your data, set two-factor authentication and protect your kids. Find them here: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/social-media-how-to-use-it-safely

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73% GPs use e-consultation

Research by Nivel shows that three quarters of GP practices since the corona crisis has started to make more use of e-health applications in general and video calling in particular. 47% started with a video consultation. Of the e-health applications that were already used before the corona crisis, the online application for prescriptions and the […]

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NCSC: Working from home precautions

The NCSC recommends taking precautions if employees at your organization largely start working from home because of COVID-19 (Corona). It is then important to pay attention to the points below and to take additional measures if necessary. Think of a secure connection to your company network, strong authentication, updates, antivirus, incident reporting, etc. Read more […]

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Benefit from GDPR at Defense

What impact does the GDPR have and what benefits does it offer for Defense? The agenda seems to be filled: In June there is Data Deletion Day (cleaning up electronic and paper files), August is all about data leaks and October is the month of awareness about cybersecurity and privacy in the EU. Read more […]