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 26 June 2018 Internet security

    "People should be able to trust e-mail from their local authority"

    SIDN starts promoting the adoption of internet standards for secure e-mail

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  • Tuesday 26 June 2018 Internet security

    Hackman reaches a Dutch audience of half a million

    Celebrity hack proves an effective vehicle for raising internet security awareness

    Afbeelding van Hackman reaches a Dutch audience of half a million
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  • Thursday 21 June 2018 Internet security

    A day's work becomes a one-click task

    Automated tool traces fake webshop networks

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