Internet security

We often take it for granted that .nl websites and mailboxes can always be reached. But a lot of work goes in to making sure that they can. SIDN maintains the foundations for the security and accessibility of the .nl domain. And there are things that you can do to keep your domain name safe. Read about our security work and your protection options.

Security of .nl

We have put a variety of security measures in place and cooperate with other parties on security issues. Our own security team maintains a constant watch, but if you discover a weakness, please let us know.

DNSSEC

This website brings you the latest news about DNSSEC. There's also technical and practical advice on how to improve the security of your domain names.

Abuse of the internet

Information about the most common forms of internet crime, such as phishing and typosquatting.

Security options

Interested in the security of your domain name? There are various ways you can enhance security, including DNSSEC and the SIDN services linked below.

  • Monday 6 January 2020

    Internet security

    "Incentive payments and commercial benefits justify implementing IPv6"

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    First IPv6-only services highlighted

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  • Tuesday 17 December 2019

    Internet security

    Internet security standards: targets aren't being met

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    Forum for Standardisation puts pressure on government organisations and vendors

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  • Friday 13 December 2019

    Internet security

    Warning: fake invoices from DNS Registraties NL

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    Don't pay these invoices!

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