As you have probably read, computers from the HSE were infected with ransomware last week. The HSE was forced to shut down parts of its IT operation to contain the spread of the cyber attack. Ransomware is a very lucrative business model for cyber criminals and another recent case, the Colonial Pipeline case, shows how […]
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Will quantum computers break today’s encryption?
Short overview between classical computing and quantum computing. Classical computers carry out logical operations using the definite position of a physical state. These are usually binary, meaning its operations are based on one of two positions. A single state – such as on or off, up or down, 1 or 0 – is called a […]
A look into GDPR and the late Easy Jet Breach
A brief description of GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the transfer of personal data outside the EU and EEA areas. The GDPR’s primary aim is to give […]
What am I protecting my cybers from? (part 2)
This is the second part of the blog post on risk management as part of your cyber security strategy. In the first part I shared my approach to risk management with you, which is primarily to identify your threats by answering the question “What can possibly go wrong?”. You have several means at your disposal to help […]
Are the browser wars over?
Some thoughts on the situation at Mozilla and the impact on Firefox… As you may have heard, a few weeks ago Mozilla had to reduce their workforce by 250 people. This is the second time this year that they have reduced their workforce. Already some people think that this may mean the end for the […]