“Swine Flu”, what a hot topic! The disease continues to progress and infects more and more people every day. Medical experts estimate an exponential number of new cases due to the summer period: We travel more across countries for holidays and meet more people, increasing the risk to catch the
Category: People / Places
Use the Right Words!
Security awareness messages must target the right persons. But they need to target them using the right words! Be sure to adapt your messages to keep them understandable by all your audience.
When a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
A security awareness is mandatory but can become quickly boring! Sometimes, a good picture is worth a thousand words. During a Google Image search, I found this one excellent! (Source: Minnesota States Colleges and Universities)
Local Conference about Internet and Associated Risks
I’m back from a local event organized in my village: “Ce quâ€™il faut savoir pour surfer sans risque” what can be translated by “How to use the Internet in a safe way“. I heard about this conference via the local newspaper and found interesting to attend. Not to learn new
Family Security Awareness Training
For a while my daughters are using a laptop at home for games. A specific account was created for this purpose with limited access rights (no Internet at the moment!), access time and no password. Now, the youngest (six years old) has enough knowledge to type words on the keyboard.
Virtual Banking, Real Risks?
Announced on BBC News, Mindark, the developers of Entropia, get their license to perform on-line banking! Entropia is an online game defined as “The first virtual universe with a real cash economy”. The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority accepted and issued a license to Mindark. It allows players to convert their
Wi-Fi @ Hospital
For a few days, I spend my time between home and the hospital. My wife has undergone surgery (nothing critical, it was planned). Personally I hate hospitals and spending hours over there “offline” is a pain. Luckily our hospital offers sells Wi-Fi access to the patients. On a pure business
Map of Surveillance Societies Around the World
This is not recent map (2007) but interesting… Notice the colors of the United States and France! The map is here: http://www.privacyinternational.org/article.shtml?cmd=x-347-559597
Introduction to Nmap Scripting
All people working with networks know the wonderful tool called Nmap. Basically, Nmap is a network scanner. It allows you to detect hosts on a network and services running on them. Just type “nmap <hostname|ip>” to perform a simple port scan. But Nmap can do much more! Host discovery, multiple
BruCON Episode #1
Tadaaaaaa! BruCON is alive! A security conference was really missing in Belgium. That’s fixed now. The first edition of BruCON will be held in Brussels, 18-19 September. I’ll be present for sure. Check out the website for details.