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.
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)
I’m back from a local event organized in my village: “Ce qu’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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
In Helsinki, the police catched a car thief with the help of … a mosquito! They found a mosquito full of fresh blood in astolen car. They analyzed the DNA and it matched a bad guy already recorded in the police database. Pwned! ;-) Read the BBC News article.