Waaaaaaarning! Evil leechers! Internet censorship is back in Belgium! The “DNS blocking” technique was already applied in Belgium in 2009 to block access to some controversial websites (read my old post here). Today, we learned that the “Belgium Antipiracy Federation” finally won its court case against two major Belgian ISPs.
BruCON is over! As usual, when I attended a security conference, I’m trying to write a small wrap-up for me followers. With BruCON, it’s completely different: I’m on the other side of the stage. For the “0x03” edition, I was again involved in the “bits & bytes” stuff. I did
We are so close to the next edition of BruCON! The volunteers are doing their best and keep the pressure to make this event awesome! It’s not too late to register and I’ve a gift for my blog readers: 2 free tickets! (*). As a sponsor, my employer received tickets
Monday 23:10… Back from holidays, it was my first day back at work. My day job is over but I’m still online in my dark room with only the noise of some fans, the light of my laptops / monitors and the typical keyboard “clicks”… My wife comes in: “Hey,
Yesterday I attended the monthly ISACA Belgium chapter meeting. The topic was “The influence of national cultures on IT governance“. This very interesting question was the purpose of a paper published by Prof. A.J. Gilbert Silvius. The second presentation was performed by Layla El Kastite. She presented her thesis on
Tonight was held a joined OWASP and ISSA Belgium Chapters meeting with three speakers. Very interesting content, here is a small wrap-up in “bullet-point” mode due to a lack of free time… First speaker, Tom Van Der Mussele from Verizon Business spoke about the “non-conventional attacks“. Tom explained that those
Just after BlackHat Europe, InfoSecurity Belgium was organized in Brussels this week. Something completely different: other atmosphere, other people, business oriented. It is the place to be for Belgian people working in information security. To make a rough comparison, suits and ties are at InfoSecurity what t-shirts are at BlackHat.
This weekend is the FOSDEM event held in Brussels. This is a major event for the open source software landscape in Europe. Thousands of geeks coming from several countries to discuss about software freedom during a full two-days planning. All major projects are represented, core-developers are present and always available
I was invited by the ISSA Belgium chapter to talk last night about log management & SIEM (“Security Information and Event Management“). This is a very interesting topic but almost everything has been said (good as bad) on SIEM. I decided to innovate and to use some articles posted in
BruCON is already over! Two exciting days spent with most of the top security speakers coming from several continents. I usually write a quick review of the presentations I followed during a security conferences but BruCON is something different: I’m behind the stage. Like last year, I gave some of