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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 CISSP body of knowledge study template

The Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification is a way for security engineers, managers, executives, and consultants to show they have a firm grasp of the technical and organizational aspects of Information Security. The official study guide provided by (ISC)², the organization behind CISSP, contains 948 pages of study material divided over eight domains….

Joost Krapels

2020 information science research agenda

At ICT Institute we aim to combine academic research and practical applications. One way we do this, is by selecting topics for information research. Below is the list of topics that we identified as relevant in 2020. For each topic, one or more students from the Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit will write a thesis. A total…

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Research internships at ICT Institute

ICT Institute has several research internships available for talented university students, in the areas of software engineering, privacy, AI and ethics, and other IT-business/legal areas. ICT Institute offers unique access to business data, multiple senior researchers to support and supervise you, as well as financial support. You can apply year round, depending on your academic…

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Information Security – Incident management & template incident register

Information Security is a continuous effort; staff handling information needs to be trained regularly, systems need updating to remain secure, assets and risks change, and incidents need addressing. A complete risk register gives you a good idea of what might happen, but without a plan for both anticipated and unanticipated incidents there is a good…

Joost Krapels