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Funding cyber security myths or reality? By Cranium

Can we be sure of well-thought-out cyber security plan and funding or is a change in approach needed.     Security is: SIEM, NIDS, OWASP, SCANNING, CVE, ISO 27k, NIST, DDOS, CRYPTOLOCKER, PORT 443, TLS v1.3, REV PROXY, … These security topics are all well-known and obvious, right? Data related topics: API integrations, 3rd parties, international data transfer, data lake, big  data, mobile devices, 4th parties, … We know where our data is right?   So how do you determine the way to budget and spend the money you have available for cyber security resources?  Not long ago, businesses had an IT…

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Customer journey! Say what?

Most companies are more or less familiar with the term ‘customer journey’, but there are only a few companies who have a real understanding of the concept and the different phases. Do you want know all about this ‘mysterious’ marketing concept? Just keep on reading. A customer journey is the…

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3 reasons why your company should invest in cyber security

In a business world were digitization and customers’ privacy are key, safeguarding data has become a real must. Facebook, Ticketmaster, Adidas, Orange… the image of these companies was severely damaged after a security breach became public knowledge. Here are 3 key reasons that explain why investing in cyber security means…

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Contribute to building a smart city with a Cubee parcel locker!

Cubee demonstrated their lockers at the Internet of Things Smart Cities Convention in Antwerp on June 6. They extend their special convention terms to the Brewery of Ideas network. 5 reasons why you should choose Cubee 1. It is a solution for the incoming and outgoing flow of parcels in…

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Smart Cities are no longer a far-away dream

We have been talking about Smart Cities for quite some time now. A number of large cities are taking the lead, but in smaller cities, action is often limited to a few interesting initiatives or a good plan. The arrival of the Internet of Things means that many smart city…

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Smart home toepassingen die het wooncomfort en de veiligheid verhogen

Het Antwerpse bedrijf Sentesia brengt sinds kort een aantal smart home toepassingen op de markt waarmee je snel en eenvoudig het comfort en de veiligheid van je woning/ruimte kan vergroten. Dit nieuwe, flexibele systeem – dat zich makkelijk laat bedienen met de smartphone – blinkt uit in gebruiksgemak en is…

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The challenges of IoT and the influence of GDPR

IoT is all around us in our daily life, even more than we can imagine. We have probably all heard about Google Home, Alexa, Siri and Smart TV’s, but next to these a lot of other devices are also connected to internet. Most of the time we are not even…

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June 6th: Third edition of the Internet of Things Smart Cities Convention

The third edition of the Internet of Things Convention Europe will give you a broader view on the European and Belgian IoT landscape. We offer you a day of innovating ideas and networking opportunities. What IoT-applications will change our daily lives? And what trends should we keep an eye on?…

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Blockchain Summit 2018 was a huge success

100 attendees, 13 national and international speakers and 5 interesting business cases. Blockchain Summit Belgium was a big success. This conference answered questions such as ‘Where exactly is the provable business case and blockchain’s added value?’; ‘What could be a realistic roadmap to implement blockchain?’; ‘How do I identify whether…

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After successful editions in Barcelona and Bucharest the EuroCloud Forum 2017 unites Cloud Computing experts in Mechelen at its eighth summit. Brewery Of Ideas is invited to operate the first Belgian passage of Europe’s most primary Cloud event. Together we feature a unique double bill with the Belgian Cyber Security…

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A big thanks to all attendees for our first lovely and most important interesting morning. Management Aan Tafel took off successfully, where now and in the future, management-related books, enthusiast authors, interested leaders and an extensive breakfast are the perfect combination. During this first edition, Jan De Schepper presented his…

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