Today at the international cyber conference, the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2015) the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise was launched. The Forum for internet security, of which the secretariat will be based in The Hague, focuses on cybersecurity, cybercrime, dataprotection and e-development. So far 42 countries are committed to participate in the GFCE. The creation of the GFCE is the most important outcome of the two-day cyber conference that is being held on Thursday and Friday. In the ...
Prime minister Mark Rutte opened the Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015 this morning. The goal of the conference held in The Hague is to strengthen global cooperation in field of the internet and cyberspace. At the two-day conference around 1500 participants from a hundred countries will discus these issues.
The two-day cybersecurity conference of the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), part of the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV), has been closed on Tuesday afternoon by Wilma van Dijk, director Cyber Security. The One Conference is a precursor to the Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS) that will take place in The Hague on Thursday and Friday. In her closing of the One Conference, Wilma van Dijk mentioned three outcomes that the Netherlands will discuss with ...
The threat level in the Netherlands is still deemed to be ‘substantial’. There is a real chance that an attack will take place in this country, although there are currently no concrete indications of a specific attack. The attacks in Paris and Copenhagen and the foiled plot in the Belgian town of Verviers are a stark reminder of the real threat to Europe and the Netherlands. For this country, too, it is necessary to take account of the risk posed by both individuals acts and organised plots. ...
Dick Schoof is the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism and Wilma van Dijk the Deputy National Coordinator Security and Counterterrorism.
On 17 July 2015 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.
Information about the National Crisis Centre (NCC) can be found at Crisis management in Themes.