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

  • Tuesday 7 May 2019 Internet security

    Most businesses don't see cybercrime as a threat

    SIDN and Connectis call for more awareness

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  • Tuesday 7 May 2019 Internet security

    "By taking a few simple precautions, you can protect yourself against 99% of threats"

    An interview with science journalist and writer Maria Genova, author of several books about cybercrime

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  • Monday 29 April 2019 Internet security

    Unwanted top spot

    Could abuse prevention be more effective?

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