The 2009 edition (9th edition) of FOSDEM is already at our door! This event is scheduled on 7 and 8 February in Brussels (in the ULB campus). It’s now time to make my selection of sessions I’ll attend. The whole planning is available online. I plan to go on Sunday
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.
A lot of blog posts already covered the security issue which affected the STIB (The public transportation company in Brussels). I”ll not rewrite the facts here. The Belgian French television made a story [in French] about this problem. The journalist interviewed the STIB spokeman. During the interview, he said: â€œIl
I read today that the Belgian crisis center decided to raise the alert level due to the Isreali-Palestinian conflict. This alert level is managed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. I decided to visit their website for more information. Maybe more details will be provided online: what’s the current status?
Warning! Warning! You just reached a dangerous website! I’m surprised that my IP address isn’t yet blacklisted by Barracuda Central! I was offline for 48 hours, now back online and it seems that the buzz about Pieter De Crem is still growing! According to our Defense Minister, all the blogs
Wednesday 26th November, 08:25 PM (GMT+1), La Une (Belgian First French TV Channel) will broadcast a reportage about the cyber war: “Les pirates informatiques peuvent-ils vaincre les armÃ©es ?En moins de dix ans, le rÃ©seau internet est devenu accessible Ã tous. Les grandes puissances mondiales se prÃ©parent Ã la guerre
For months, a debate exists in Belgium about the (non)existence of a national coordination for IT security. A good example is the existence of a CERT in Belgium. In September, the ISACA Belux Chapter published a press release (still available on their website). Today, the “BISI” project is on its
A few weeks ago, there was some kind debate in Belgium about the need of a CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team). With the growing number of computers and networks incidents reported today, everybody agree to request the setup of a strong CERT infrastructure per country and managed by legal authorities!
A Belgian comic serie is born: Hacker, published by Joker Editions. “2046, digital technologies and Internet are heavily deployed. Implants are injected in human bodies pushing the limit of real and virtual worlds (Matrix alike). The new generation of implants is wireless and prevent them to be disconnected… All ingredients
A woman (blogger) was sentenced to three months suspended prison sentence and a fine of EUR 500! This happened in Arlon. Reason: neighborhood problems and they exchanged insults on a blog. Read the article (in French).