Author Archives: Steven Heyde

Panama Papers Breach: a Warning to Install Multi-Layered Security

CybercrimeUnless you’ve been living on Mars, you’ll have seen the news this week that 11.5 million documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca have been stolen and leaked to the press. As far as data breaches go, they don’t come much bigger or more damaging than this. The whole wide world seemed to be involved. In Belgium alone, about 732 persons can be linked to 1144 financial constructions in eleven different tax havens, via the Panamese law firm Mossack Fonseca. Many of these Belgians are CEOs, financial managers, and/or public figures.

Without wanting to comment on the content of those documents, there’s a clear security lesson to be learned.

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Get prepared for the stricter legislation on privacy and data protection

Lets-take-a-look-at-a-few-of-the-top-factors-and-considerations-business-leaders-should-make-with-their-IT-spending-next-year-_459_40101789_0_14122598_300It has been known for quite a while, but now it’s getting really close: the new European legislation on privacy, data protection and the notification obligation in case of data breaches. This change in legislation has a major impact on organizations, including yours. So we would like to take the time to provide you with some useful tips on how to comply with this new regulation.
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Get IT security on C-level, ASAP


hack3A recent article in Belgium’s leading IT magazine Data News highlighted once again the gap between the importance of security for organizations on the one hand and the investments that are being made to secure their infrastructure on the other hand. A survey by Ernst & Young leads to the conclusion that no less than 88% of the Belgian organizations believe that their security infrastructure does not meet the organization’s needs. And about two thirds of the organizations believe that the information security budget should be at least 50% higher than it is today.
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Trend Micro and Luxembourg: the beginning of a beautiful friendship

FredIt’s been about one year since we officially started up our Luxembourg office, and Frederic Dohen joined Trend Micro as our local business development manager, and what a year it was! With the help of Laurent Vanderschrick for channel and Frederik Van Roosendael for pre and post sales, Frederic has reintroduced Trend Micro to the local partner community, and has been able to explain the value and product range of Trend Micro; to show that we are not just an anti-malware vendor, as some of them falsely assumed. Continue reading

Dear CEO, you have a problem, and you don’t know it (yet) Cybersecurity, biggest concern and lowest priority

post1Cybersecurity keeps climbing on the list of concerns that keep the IT manager awake at night. And yet this topic is hardly ever, if at all, discussed on the board of directors. How is this possible, and what can we do about it?

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