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 7 August 2018 Internet security

    Another Dutch exporter scammed using a fake e-mail address

    On-line identification still often based on trust

    Afbeelding van Another Dutch exporter scammed using a fake e-mail address
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  • Thursday 19 July 2018 Internet security

    Your bank's got a new log-in system? Watch out for scams!

    Cybercrooks take advantage of the wave of new tools and services

    Afbeelding van Your bank's got a new log-in system? Watch out for scams!
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  • Monday 16 July 2018 Internet security

    Beware: stand-ins and holiday temps targeted by cybercrooks

    Summer holiday period now in full swing

    Afbeelding van Beware: stand-ins and holiday temps targeted by cybercrooks
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