Belgian minister will present later this year regime ethical hacking




The Belgian minister for telecommunications, Alexander de Croo, the previously announced arrangement for ethical hackers will present later this year. He said in an interview with Datanews. The Center for Cybersecurity now operates the scheme.

The scheme should ethical hackers without risk of prosecution leaks should be reported to companies. After the presentation is De Croo “how we can propel this’, he says in an interview with Datanews. The minister further said: “It would be interesting as a number of leading Belgian companies say they do not adversely opposite stand in an environment like this you have to show some humility There is no value to say you’re at it.. cyber security are infallible. As open to it indicates that you’re improving it’s important to organize it, I think. ”

It is still unknown how the directive, De Croo late draw at Dutch example, will look like. “It’s an area where you need to work in new insights and must be careful now you should not do bland Every company is today under threat of cyber attacks -… Not just the big ones if you request the figures in the industry, you see that 60 percent of cyber attacks by SME’s. ”

De Croo speaks in the interview also against weakening or banning encryption, something like the German and French governments. “All of our communication is secure with encryption. Not just how we communicate electronically. The moment you will say that encryption is not, you do not know what the consequences of that. Encryption is one of the cornerstones of the way we work today so let us there please do not ask questions. ”

He noted that attackers can also use the backdoors required by governments. “I do not want to be weaknesses in the final installation of communication that put everyone in danger. Since I have a real problem with it. Because even if you get access to these services, there is always somewhere a technology that is a step ahead. And if not, will it be again speak in coded language – just like old times. ”

De Croo has set itself thereby at the same position as the Dutch government, but the boss of the Dutch secret service thinks otherwise. In an interview he said Saturday wanting to restrict encryption chat apps.


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