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  • Wilma van Dijk appointed Senior Manager of Schiphol Group

    Wilma van Dijk

    21-07-2015

    Schiphol Airport has hired Wilma van Dijk as the senior manager of its Safety, Security and Environment Department (SSE). Ms Van Dijk has been the Deputy National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) and the director of the NCTV’s Cyber Security Department since 2014.

     
  • Threat level for the Netherlands remains ‘substantial’

    29-06-2015

    The threat level for the Netherlands has again been maintained at ‘substantial’. This means that there is a real chance of an attack in the Netherlands. The sheer diversity of actors and the way they interact add to the complexity of the threat. The recent attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait show how diffuse the jihadist threat is. This is why it is so vital to keep up our professional efforts and maintain our focus. These recent developments will be taken into account as the Dutch ...

     
  • ISIDOOR: operational cyber exercise with public and private partners

    25-06-2015

    From 22 to 25 June 2015, the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) held the ISIDOOR operational cyber exercise, together with 30 public and private partners. The exercise featured a number of simulated cyber incidents, including data leaks and system vulnerabilities. The government had to work with these public and private parties in deciding on the operational response to each incident.

     
  • NCTV, Schiphol and KLM open Central Security at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    Dick Schoof (Nationaal Coördinator Terrorismebestrijding en Veiligheid),Jos Nijhuis (President en CEO Schiphol Group) en René de Groot (Chief Operating Officer KLM)

    03-06-2015

    Last month the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV), Schiphol Group and KLM launched the new Central Security system at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Since Wednesday 3 June, Schiphol has operated five central points for passenger security checks, replacing individual checks at the gates.

     
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  • Who is the NCTV?

    Dick Schoof and Wilma van Dijk

    Dick Schoof is the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism and Wilma van Dijk the Deputy National Coordinator Security and Counterterrorism.

  • MH17 incident

    On 17 July 2014 flight MH17 (Malaysia Airlines) crashed in Ukraine on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. On board were 283 passengers and 15 crew members. Among the passengers are at least 196 Dutch citizens. Statements of the Dutch government are available here.

  • National Crisis Centre

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    Information about the National Crisis Centre (NCC) can be found at Crisis management in Themes.