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Are Your Security and Privacy Education Programs Stuck in Silos ?

  With Cybersecurity Month, Unleash World HR, IAPP and a number of security and privacy conferences wrapping up, it’s a great time to talk about alignment of security, privacy and compliance education programs. These topics overlap especially when it comes to users and their devices. Yet company education and compliance programs are often stuck in…

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Strengthening the Human Factor Firewall – Getting to Human Factor Controls & Enablement

Human resources are your strongest asset but can also be your weakest link. Whether you’re defending against growing human factor threats, building your “zero-trust” model or just meeting your compliance guidelines, companies often recognize the importance of People, Process & Technology but struggle to integrate them into a unified strategic plan. It’s important to first…

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Client Case Study – iChoosr (NL)

De Uitdaging: iChoosr, met haar hoofdkantoor in Amsterdam, verwerkt informatie over consumenten die zich aanmelden voor een van haar groepscampagnes, zoals groene energieleveranciers. Met de inwerkingtreding van de AVG op 25 mei 2018 is privacy nog meer top of mind dan in het verleden. iChoosr heeft verschillende stappen ondernomen om de organisatie voor te bereiden…

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Client Case Study – iChoosr

The Challenge: iChoosr, with its headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands processes information on consumers who sign up for one of its group buying campaigns, such as with green energy suppliers. With the coming into force of the GDPR on 25 May 2018, privacy is even more top of mind than it had been in the…

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Responsible Social Media, Protecting You and Your Company

It’s hard to a write blog post about responsible social media that does not also include tips for both individuals and companies – it’s a personal and interconnected topic. While I’ve intended to write on this topic for some time, my recent inspiration comes from organizations asking me how they can better control security and…

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GDPR – What Do I Need to Know?

If you are new to The Netherlands and Europe, you may not know about the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), also known in The Netherlands as AVG. GDPR has been the buzz du jour here since at least 2016 and has companies scrambling to meet strict privacy measures or risk the threat of…

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