Article Volkskrant about advise of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Frank Groenewegen: "A laptop is a source of information for other intelligence services."

Article Volkskrant about advise of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Volkskrant journalist Bard van de Weijer interviewed Fox-IT’s Frank Groenewegen about the advice of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to only carry “empty” laptops and mobile phones on business trips. Data on these devices may be ‘drained’ remotely. “We have been saying this for a long time. Your laptop often contains lots of documents and e-mails, which is a wonderful source of information for intelligence services from countries such as China, Iran, Russia, but also the United States, for example, “says Frank Groenewegen.

Read the entire article on the website of the Volkskrant (in Dutch only).

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