Simple security plan for IoT devices

The next big wave of cyber attacks may come from the millions of Internet of Things devices out there. If you're making or deploying IoT devices you need to up your security plan. Security is not an add-on feature; it must be built into the foundation of any given device. The level of security held …

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Nominated for the Dutch FinTech company of 2017

Update April 2017: We are proud to announce that AET Europe is one of the 50 hottest Dutch FinTech companies of 2017. Next, to that, we are a top-3 finalist in category Risk, Intelligence & Security! ------------------------ As my company of AET Europe already announced, we are nominated for the Dutch FinTech company of 2017 within …

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IoT Devices, Security and Trust

Embedded Internet-of-Thing (IoT) and IP-devices are not a new phenomenon. In last Friday’s massive DDoS cyberattack, hackers used ‘internet of things’ devices to launch this high impact attack. Organized networks of connected devices created a massive botnet that threw over 1 trillion bits of data every second at important servers. Many of the devices participating …

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Securing Future European Business at ISSE 2016

ISSE 2016 will take place on 15th and 16th in Paris. Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE) was founded in 1999 as an initiative of the European Commission Directorate General Information Society. This years theme is: ‘Securing Future European Business’. I was was delighted to receive a speaking invitation for the conference of ISSE 2016.During the 2nd day …

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Support of JAVA and ActiveX stops

As we mentioned last year, well-known plugins such as JAVA will soon stop working in browsers. JAVA, ActiveX, embedded Flash, Silverlight and other plugin based technologies have been victims of some of the largest security threats on the internet in the last few years.(1) Some reports are even stating that JAVA is the biggest vulnerability for US …

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Cashless World: Transforming Payments

After a long migration from cash to card and online transactions still in progress, payments are engaged in a new wave of digitization. The traditional cash & card payment technologies and business models are disrupted by a broad range of digital players, from the smallest start-up to established Internet giants, all part of the fintech …

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