Tag: Government

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‘Ransomware strikes one out of 40 organizations per week’

‘Ransomware strikes one out of 40 organizations per week’

According to Check Point, ransomware strikes one out of 40 organizations per week. In its latest report, the organization states that ransomware incidents increased 59 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2022. CPR attributes the rise to increased remote working, geopolitical tension... Read more

date2 months ago
Dutch Police offer no protection for hacked suspect data

Dutch Police offer no protection for hacked suspect data

Last year, the Dutch police performed 28 hacks the devices of suspects. In 23 cases, the supplier of the software used was able to access suspect data. This is made evident by an inspection by the national ministry of Justice and Security. In 2019, the Dutch police force gained new ways to hack... Read more

date4 months ago
7 steps to transform government IT services

7 steps to transform government IT services

State and local government IT teams are working to modernise service delivery. This means delivering intuitive, efficient, and secure services to employees, so that employees can provide the same to citizens. Traditional work, like piles of paperwork and exhaustive chains of approval, often prev... Read more

date1 year ago
Google Cloud receives certificates for use in the public sector

Google Cloud receives certificates for use in the public sector

Google has obtained some new security certificates for Google Cloud. With these, the products are approved for use by government organisations in several new countries. With the new certificates, Cloud DNS has been added to the list of Google Cloud products that comply with the Federal Risk and ... Read more

date1 year ago
Phishing campaign hits government agencies worldwide

Phishing campaign hits government agencies worldwide

Researchers from cybersecurity company Anomali have discovered a large-scale phishing campaign against international governments. The phishing emails also reached companies that help with tendering procedures. According to Silicon Angle, it is possible to attempt to gather information about the... Read more

date3 years ago
Ministry stops failed Deloitte project of 4.5 million euros

Ministry stops failed Deloitte project of 4.5 million euros

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has pulled the plug on the DigiInhuur project. Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen states that Deloitte did not deliver the project - in which 4.5 million euros has already been invested - on time and that her patience is now over. DigiInhuur was to... Read more

date3 years ago
D66 and CDA call for supervisor for government algorithms

D66 and CDA call for supervisor for government algorithms

Government parties D66 and the CDA argue in favour of stricter rules for the use of algorithms by the government, reports NOS. According to the two parties, previous reports from the news channel indicate a 'proliferation' of algorithms in the government. Specifically, the D66 and the CDA want a w... Read more

date3 years ago
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