Logs… We will never get rid of them! It’s a pain to manage them from a technical point of view but collecting events and using them can also introduce more issues in companies… from a legal point of view! Tonight, an ISACA Belgium Chapter meeting was organised within the context of
A few days ago, a buzz hit the information security landscape. /. relayed a BBC article announcing that a new French decree will make hashed passwords illegal. Really? Honestly, when I read this, I also twitted about it. For security professionals, it looks totally unacceptable! Now, the buzz seems over
Last week, I had a very interesting meeting with the Belgian FCCU (“Federal Computer Crime Unit“) about the security of “public” networks. The FCCU is the Federal Police division involved in all kind of computer forensics investigations. By the way, they also have their own Linux live-CD called “Lnx6N4” which
After an HADOPI law voted in France, other countries follow the same example. A politician is trying to introduce the same system in Belgium as an attempt to fight the exchange of illegal material on the Internet (via peer-to-peer networks). For those who aren’t aware of the HADOPI law, it
According to a study released by WebSense, 25% (!) of conducted security professionals would agree on jail sentences for CEO’s who did not respect the “due care” principle. Read the press release here for all results.