From time to time, surveys reveal human behavior that are scary. On 2008, a survey revealed that woman love chocolate more than password security. I just read another one on a Belgian news website: To stay safe, the Belgian citizen is ready to sacrifice some of his privacy! (Source: rtbf.be
To surf the web, you need a specific application: a browser. Today, this piece of software is delivered by default with all operating systems and becomes more and more used, even for non-related Internet stuff (Lot of applications or devices are manageable using a web interface). For some companies, the
The 2010 edition of the Data Privacy Day will be held on the January, 28th. This initiative has a dedicated website: dataprivacyday2010.org. The goal is to create more awareness about your online privacy: “Data Privacy Day is an international celebration of the dignity of the individual expressed through personal information.
Beginning of this year, there was a small buzz in the Belgian security landscape about a RFID card (The BMC – “Belgian Mobility Card“) being introduced by the company in charge of the public transports in Brussels (previous article here). A few months later, what changed? Almost nothing! If the
On Friday, I talked about the Freedom Not Fear event with an action day scheduled for yesterday. This initiative focuses on the retention problematic of the telecommunication data (Internet, mobile phones, …). But tracking does not only occur for digital data. Stores are another good example. Yesterday, I went with
Bad day today… My iPhone died! Yesterday it was 100% functional and today refused to boot or charge!? No reaction event after a hard-reset and a few hours of charging… This irritates me at the highest level. Well! No alternative, I went to my local dealer and explained the problem.
“Cloud computing”! This is a hot topic in IT security for a while. I won’t explain why security is so importing within the cloud. To have a good overview, I recommend to follow Craig Balding’s blog. For sure, you already have personal data stored on the web. You use webmail