How to improve your internet.nl score

Internet.nl is a service, co-created by the Dutch Government, for measuring the security of your website. The tool summarises many security aspects into two simple scores: one for websites and one for email. We use the service quite a lot, both for ICT Institute and our clients. Each score is between 0% and 100%. If…

Joost Krapels

Free Template Data Processing Agreement

A data processing agreement(DPA) is required under GDPR when one organisations shares its personal data with a supplier or business partner. We created a free template that contains all required elements for a basic data processing agreement.

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Access Management: an introduction

Identity and Access Management, or IAM for short, is one of the cornerstones of Information Security. Organisations cannot protect the confidentiality, itegrity and availability of information entrusted to them if it can be seen, altered and deleted by anyone who simply desires to do so. In Information Security, we call the sequential steps required for…

Joost Krapels

ISO 31000 in relation to ISO 27001

Risk management plays a very important role in an ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS). At the end of paragraph 6.1 “Actions to address risks and opportunities” there is however a reference to a fairly unknown norm ISO 31000. What is the relationship between ISO 31000 and ISO 27001? In this blog we briefly…

Jelle Hoekstra

Plans for 2021

2020 has been a successful year for ICT Institute, despite the challenging circumstances. We would like to thank all clients who decided to work with us, and are grateful that we could do our work remotely.  Hopefully 2021 will bring relief for the people whose life and work has been disrupted.

Sieuwert van Otterloo