Tag: The Netherlands

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Microsoft data center guzzles scarce water supply amidst heatwave

Microsoft data center guzzles scarce water supply amidst heatwave

Dutch media report that a Microsoft data center in the province of North Holland consumes more water than initially indicated. At the same time, the country faces water scarcity amidst a heatwave. The data center is located in the municipality of Hollandse Kroon. Local media report that the dat... Read more

date6 days ago
Cyberattack closes more than 100 dental practices in Benelux

Cyberattack closes more than 100 dental practices in Benelux

A cyberattack forced more than 100 Belgian and Dutch dental practices to close shop. The practices are part of Colosseum Dental Benelux, a parent company with over 130 branches. Colosseum Dental Benelux was recently hit by a cyberattack. The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) was informed. Som... Read more

date9 days ago
Dutch Ministry of Defense misses deadline and delays 5G deployment

Dutch Ministry of Defense misses deadline and delays 5G deployment

The Dutch Ministry of Defense won't succeed in moving its intelligence satellite station in Burum before September. The deployment of 5G in The Netherlands is delayed as a result. This is evident from a proposal to change the National Frequency Plan for the 3.5 GHz frequency spectrum. The 3.5 GH... Read more

date12 days ago
Privacy authority bans Google Workspace in Danish municipalities

Privacy authority bans Google Workspace in Danish municipalities

The Danish privacy authority prohibits the use of Google Workspace in the city of Helsingør (Elsinore). According to the privacy authority, the ban applies to any local government that uses Workspace under an illegal data processing agreement (DPA). Google Workspace consists of tools such as ... Read more

date29 days ago
Google to construct two Dutch data centers despite national ban

Google to construct two Dutch data centers despite national ban

Google moves to construct two data centers in Groningen, a Dutch province. The national government refuses to authorize new hyperscalers, which the tech giant hopes to circumvent by cutting back on size. Between 2014 and 2016, Google built its first data center in Groningen, a northern province... Read more

date1 month ago
‘SMEs can keep up with growth by focusing on digitization’

‘SMEs can keep up with growth by focusing on digitization’

Dutch SMEs can keep up with the sector's tremendous growth by focusing on digitization. This is what ING bank's economists conclude in a recent sector update. According to the local sector update, the growth of the Dutch tech industry -- which includes giants like ASML and Philips -- increased s... Read more

date2 months ago
Experis Ciber, PEAK-IT and iSense merge into Experis

Experis Ciber, PEAK-IT and iSense merge into Experis

Experis Ciber, PEAK-IT and iSense are merging into Experis Netherlands, one of the country's largest IT staffing firms. Experis Ciber specializes in consultancy. PEAK-IT and iSense focus on IT staffing. Between 2015 and 2018, the three were acquired by ManpowerGroup, an international staffing f... 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

date3 months ago
Tech startups face ‘period of great uncertainty’

Tech startups face ‘period of great uncertainty’

Apple lost 200 billion dollars in value, Alphabet's figures dissapoint and Twitter is no longer hiring. The IT industry is under pressure worldwide. Western Europe faces consequences. "We are entering a period of great uncertainty", warned Prins Constantijn, startup ambassador and brother to the ki... Read more

date3 months ago
Dutch privacy authority reports growing number of data breaches

Dutch privacy authority reports growing number of data breaches

The Dutch privacy authority (AP) signalled growing numbers in its data breach report of 2021. Attacks on IT suppliers are increasingly impacting the supply chain. The data breach report for 2021 shows that 24,866 breaches were reported in the Netherlands last year. According to the AP, organizat... Read more

date3 months ago
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