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Interview

January 11, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

Bringing a female perspective into IT - an interview with Dewi Van de Vyver

Digital & IT

If anyone is still shrugging off the idea that we need more women in ICT, just let them have a chat with Dewi Van De Vyver. Five minutes into the conversation and they will be convinced that we are not doing nearly enough to engage women in ICT and tech. No wonder DataNews honored her

Opinion Column

December 20, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

Why FUD fails and BAD prevails in Digital Security

Digital & IT

Many cyber security specialists or security software sales representatives want to convince people to act or buy certain products by frightening them with statements like: “if you don’t do (or buy) this, you will be hacked.” Sadly, this way of communicating is still an often-used approach

Opinion Research

December 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

How online business platforms could improve citizen services

Digital & IT

In 2020, Yves Vanderbeken graduated from the Executive Master in IT Governance and Assurance (aka MITGA). His research is still a burning topic in our society: how to find and select the right citizen services from the government to help us? And how could online service platforms improve

Expertise Opinion Column

September 8, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

The evolving role of the CISO in the public sector

Digital & IT

Over the last seven years, our role as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has gained significant importance within communities, because communities that want to be in line with the Baseline Information Security Government urgently need such a CISO. About 50% of the job vacancies on

Expertise Opinion Column

May 12, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

Strategic Approaches to Digital Platform Security Assurance

Digital & IT

Nowadays, it is impossible to imagine a business without technology. Most industries are becoming "smarter" and more tech-driven. We live in the era of the "platform society." For example, Coursera has become the world's most prominent online educator, collaborating with over 200 leading

Expertise Opinion Column

January 5, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

Get the biggest bang for your security buck

Digital & IT

Over the last seven years, our role as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has drastically changed. According to our Microsoft Outlook Analytics client, more than fifty percent of our mail is spam from cyber security suppliers, trying to grab our attention by selling fear,

Opinion Column

December 8, 2020

By Yuri Bobbert

Is Digital Security a market for lemons?

Digital & IT

Although information security has a long history, it wasn’t really top of mind of senior management, Board or other employees until late 2010. A “security professional” became a real job and market demand has grown ever since. Awareness about security risks increased significantly. The

Interview

November 16, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

The challenges of Young ICT Lady of the Year - Julie Scherpenseel

Digital & IT

Julie Scherpenseel was voted Young ICT Lady of the Year 2020 at She Goes ICT. This DataNews event rewards women who have distinguished themselves in the field of ICT. Although the event is already in its 13th edition, there is still an urgent need for positive role models, as the

Opinion Column

November 3, 2020

By Yuri Bobbert

Which of these 4 CISO archetypes do you deserve?

Digital & IT

Why is it that CISOs have such a low retention in firms and leave after 1-2 years? Is this because recruiters and HR professionals find it hard to discover what is actually needed and “copy paste” function profiles with the exact same requirements, rather than looking at the real need in

Opinion Research

August 21, 2020

By Yuri Bobbert

Digital risks to business, what do they cost?

Digital & IT

Analyzing Business Information Security for a data breach use case In a digital business world that is highly distributed via an eco-system, ensuring your digital assurance becomes vital. Everything needs to continuously work and Confidentially, Integrity and Auditability have to be

Opinion Research

July 15, 2020

By Yves Vanderbeken

Going shopping for citizen services with your government platform app?

Digital & IT

As a student of the Executive Master in IT Governance and Assurance (aka MITGA), I graduated in June 2020 with a subject that matters to us all: how to find and select the right citizen services from the government to help us? And more importantly, how can governments apply digital

June 22, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

"Strategy, digital transformation and leadership: all pieces now fit."

Digital & IT Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

Sofie testifies about her participation in the Master Class Business Strategy: A unique combination of science, individual coaching, in-depth insights and practice Sofie Brys has been working at KBC Bank & Insurance for many years now, and she has had plenty of opportunities for