Author Archives: Kurt Vanderhaegen

Zoom threats: how to keep your business and employees safe

Cyber-criminals are always looking for new opportunities to make money and steal data. Globally trending events are a tried-and-tested way of doing just this, and they don’t come much bigger than the current Covid-19 pandemic. It’s sparking a wave of phishing, BEC, extortion, ransomware and data breach attempts. And as increasing numbers of global workers are sent home, new opportunities are opening up to compromise video conferencing apps.

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What is Shadow OT and why you should know what it is:

Shadow IT

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Yes, you read it correctly: Shadow OT, with an O. We have barely managed to deal with Shadow IT, and a new threat already looms at the horizon. Operational Technology (OT) has become as affordable and available as IT, which leads to yet another cause of IT management worries.   

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Why Blockchain offers both opportunities and threats to financial service providers: 

Cryptohacking is on the rise

Cryptohacking is on the rise

Very few technologies have enjoyed as much attention lately as blockchain. Most industries are investigating the opportunities offered by this technology to their business. And financial services, with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a striking example, probably even more so than others. Blockchain does indeed offer quite a few opportunities, but there are also some threats involved.  

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No more airtime for hackers at RTL Belgium 

No more airtime for hackers at RTL Belgium

No more airtime for hackers at RTL Belgium

RTL Belgium, a subsidiary of Europe’s largest commercial broadcasting group, is market leader in French-speaking Belgium. Every day, over two million people view one of their television channels and their radio stations reach almost 600,000 listeners every day. “Media groups have a big impact on our daily lives. So you can imagine that we are becoming a more and more interesting target for hackers”, says Maxime Masset, IT Security Systems Administrator.

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Using Wi-Fi on holiday is not without danger: smartphone users easy target

Summer travel should be a respite from work, when you relax and don’t have to worry about business. And your mobile devices can help make it easier, whether it’s booking a flight or a hotel room, ordering a cab or an Uber driver, browsing websites for your next destination, connecting to family via voice or messaging, even purchasing items in a checkout line or withdrawing cash from an ATM. Continue reading

Three different companies, three similar security challenges, one comprehensive approach

A hospital, a government organization and a television broadcaster: their business models couldn’t be further apart, yet they struggle with very similar security challenges. All three asked Trend Micro to help them out, and all three now enjoy comprehensive and easily managed company wide security. Continue reading

And the winners of the Trend Micro Belgium Partner awards are ….

This week – on June 6th – Trend Micro organized its first Trend Micro Partner Day in Salon van Edel in Wilrijk.
An interesting program, inspiring keynotes, a personal touch, a prestiguous location, good food & drinks…it really was the ideal setting to give partners insight into the vision and the strategy of Trend Micro, but also to award them for their commitment to their customers and our brand. 

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Why you can’t miss the first Trend Micro Partner Day

June 6th at Salons van Edel (Wilrijk)

We invite all our Belgian partners to a brand new Partner Day!! Why? Because we want to help you AND your customers realize their full potential in these times of rapid digital transformation.

Register now, expand your knowledge (& network) and boost your sales.

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