National Cyber Security Centre - Ministry of Security and Justice

National Cyber Security Centre


Advice and measures against DDoS attacks

May 2, 2016

During a Distributed Denial-of-Service ((D)DoS) attack, online services or the supporting infrastructure is overburdened or overloaded with network traffic. These attacks can disrupt your organisation’s ICT and, in turn, any dependent business activities. This can lead to (reputation) damage. (D)DoS attacks constitute a real threat to organisations that provide online... Read more

One Conference 2016 'Protecting Bits and Atoms': 'Cyber security is a precondition for our future'

April 5, 2016

'Cyber security, and therefore being able to use all the possibilities that ICT offers, is a precondition for the undisturbed functioning of society and for our future.' With these words, State secretary Dijkhoff (Security and Justice) emphasizes the importance of the international One Conference 2016 of the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC). 'We can't be passive on... Read more

About the NCSC

The NCSC cooperates in enhancing the resilience of the Netherlands in the digital domain. Our goal is to realize a safe, open and stable information society by sharing knowledge, providing insight and proper perspectives for action.


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The National Cybersecurity Strategy

'Strenght through Cooperation' is the title of the National Cyber Security Strategy which has been established by the Dutch cabinet. The strategy embodies an integral cyber security aproach by government, business and science.

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This section contains more information about the NCSC, through a list of Frequently Asked Questions.