Interview Ralph Moonen about the phaseout of using Kaspersky Anti-Virus by the Dutch Government
On 14 May, 2018 The Dutch government said it had decided to phase out the use of anti-virus software made by Kaspersky Labs “as a precautionary measure” and was advising companies involved in safeguarding vital services to do the same. Read more about this matter on https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-netherlands-kaspersky/dutch-government-to-phase-out-use-of-kaspersky-anti-virus-software-idUSKCN1IF2NV
Ralph Moonen, Technical Director at Secura was interviewed by Financieel Dagblad, a daily Dutch newspaper focused on business and financial matters, about this topic. "Anti-virus products have deep access to all data and will be covered by the new EU privacy law: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into force on May 25, 2018". Therefore Ralph recommends a European alternative.
Read the interview (in Dutch) concerning the phaseout of using #Kaspersky Anti-Virus by the Dutch Government - published on 16 May 2018 by Financieel Dagblad: https://fd.nl/economie-politiek/1254337/kaspersky-ontstemd-over-kabinetsbesluit-om-bedrijf-in-de-ban-te-doen