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Podcast: Leaky municipalities and exploding Samsung phones

Podcast: Leaky municipalities and exploding Samsung phones

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In the podcast The week of NUtech discusses the techredactie of NU.nl the main technieuws of the past week. This week we are talking about the large number of Dutch municipalities that a datalek has been reported in the explosion of the Galaxy Note 7.

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Data breaches

Since January, there is an obligation to report data breaches. Municipalities are frequent use of, and so it proved this week: 172 of 390 Dutch municipalities have already this year a datalek reported to the Authority Personal data.

How can it be that municipalities having such trouble with securing their information? And how can this situation be improved?

See also:
Data security municipalities as leaky as a basket, but who will solve it?

Note 7

Samsung has to do with a true fiasco: the new Galaxy Note 7 appears to be a dangerous battery that can explode. The device was in the Netherlands not yet in the sale when that was discovered, but in other countries have millions of smartphones to be recalled. What is the damage for Samsung?

Galaxy Note 7 may explode, Samsung ceases sales

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