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.
  • 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

  • Tuesday 3 April 2018 Internet security

    DNSSEC

    DNSSEC is an extension to the internet's signposting set-up, the Domain Name System or DNS. It makes the internet safer and more reliable by addressing a number of vulnerabilities in the DNS. 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 by rolling out DNSSEC in your technical infrastructure.

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  • Tuesday 27 March 2018 Internet security

    SSL: now essential for every website and webshop

    Many websites and webshops still have little or no SSL protection

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  • Tuesday 27 March 2018 Internet security

    News media have work to do

    When it comes to domain name security, the news media are not doing well.

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