News & events

AET Europe nominated for the Dutch FinTech company of 2017

January 09, 2017

We are proud to announce that AET Europe is nominated for the Dutch FinTech company of 2017!  The Dutch FinTech Awards is the place where innovative and disruptive FinTech companies are awarded by a top-notch jury panel. The purpose of the Dutch FinTech Awards is to celebrate innovators that shape …
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NIST: SMS Authentication is not Secure.

Towards the end of July 2016, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) started the process of deprecating the use of SMS-based out-of-band authentication. Updated guidelines stated that SMS-based two-factor authentication is not secure and should be banned. It is not only insecure but also inconvenient for users, we …
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Retirement Announcement of Area Manager Mr Stecker

January 05, 2017

Günter Stecker, as Area Manager for the Central and Eastern Europe region, will end his previous engagement with AET on 2 January 2017 and retire. However, he remains at the disposal of AET Europe as a consultant. Reinoud Weijman, CEO of AET Europe reflects on the success of Mr Stecker: “Günter …
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Current status of Dutch health data breaches

December 21, 2016

Dutch hospitals already reported 304 cases of lost sensitive information. The official report does not provide all the details, because these may be traced to individual patients or hospitals. Since 1 January 2016, the data breach notification obligation has entered into force. This obligation means that organisations (companies as well …
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