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.

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.
  • DNSSEC

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.
  • Security of .nl

  • Combat phishing and malware

  • DNS abuse

  • Anycast

  • The Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)

  • Reporting a security breach

Abuse of the internet

Information about the most common forms of internet crime, such as phishing and typosquatting.
  • Protecting yourself against internet abuse in the Netherlands and in gTLDs

  • Abuse of the internet

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.
  • Domain name Surveillance Service (DBS)

  • .nl Control

  • Thursday 11 April 2019 Internet security

    Retail brands popular as domain names for phishing sites

    Analysis of Dutch retail brands: food and stimulants targeted most

    Afbeelding van Retail brands popular as domain names for phishing sites
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  • Thursday 11 April 2019 Internet security

    Major data breach at youth services organisation could have been prevented

    Others warned about the risk posed by cancelled domain names

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  • Tuesday 26 March 2019 Internet security

    Before you can adopt a standard, you need to know whether you comply with it

    Internet.nl promotes the adoption of internet standards

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