GDPR Privacy
The intelligence agency under magnifying glass at Dutch Data Protection Authority

The intelligence agency under magnifying glass at Dutch Data Protection Authority

The Intelligence Agency was set up by the Ministry of Social Affairs to assist municipalities in assessing applications for benefits and transmitting “signals” of possible fraud, based on large-scale processing of data from citizens. The Dutch Data Protection Authority fears that citizens may again become victims of unlawful and non-transparent government actions and asks the […]

Multifactor Authentication Password Management
Passwords are no longer enough, use 2FA

Passwords are no longer enough, use 2FA

Creating, remembering and using passwords is tedious, frustrating, time-consuming and not 100% secure, because even the strongest password can be stolen and misused. That is why the Center for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB) is campaigning from October 2020 to promote better security of accounts. Watch this video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phLcILslhbQ&feature=emb_logo

GDPR Secure Email
Could a Court force an email encryption provider to perform a surveillance function?

Could a Court force an email encryption provider to perform a surveillance function?

One of the email encryption providers like SwitchMail encrypts all incoming emails by default. However, a ruling by the Cologne Regional Court is now forcing the company to install a function with which investigators can monitor individual mailboxes and read emails in plain text. In the summer, the Hanover Regional Court decided that email encryption […]