So you want to be a security engineer?


Introduction Security engineering is different from traditional computer engineering: it requires a different mindset and viewpoint. I can spend hours going into the nuances of why and how, but instead I will point you to this eloquent essay by Parisa Tabriz. I strongly recommend reading it before continuing with the rest of this article. If you are […]

How to Think Like an Attacker


Executive Summary Organizations are increasingly finding themselves in a situation where existing information security defense strategies and solutions are failing. Attackers are bypassing defenses by crafting highly targeted attacks and advanced malware to achieve their goals. This report discusses strategies for refocusing information security priorities and resources to protect the business’ valuable intellectual property. While […]

Different Security Models


Security Models Introduction The essence of information security is to protect information. It is just that simple. So whenever possible do not make it more complicated than needed. Complexity for cyber security and privacy arise when information needs to be shared or must be made accessible by some digital device. The world where information was […]

Today I learned something new about GDPR


General Data Protection Regulation GDPR Here you can find the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) as a neatly arranged overview. The European Data Protection Regulation is applicable as of May 25th, 2018 in all member states to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe.   Quick Overview Chapter 1             –                1 2 3 4 […]

Available For New Freelance Roles


  Prof. Dr. Ir. Henk Jan Jansen is an experienced, confidant and driven professional who can combine ICT background well with his experience and understanding of business processes within various industries. A highly motivated individual, with a hands-on can do attitude. Deployment and Delivery focused, implementing quality programs to time and budget, in multiple industries and complex […]