Helping combat child abuse: Hotline Meldpunt Kinderporno joins the Leaseweb Community Outreach Program

Leaseweb set up the Community Outreach program in 2010, aiming to bring together non-profit organizations who combat online abuse of all shapes and sizes. Whenever a new organization joins our Community Outreach program, we’ll introduce them to inform people about what they do – and why they do it. The latest party joining our program […]

Are you compliant with the new Dutch Law on Data Breach Notifications?

On January 1, 2016, the new Dutch Law on Data Breach Notifications came into effect. Organizations – both companies and government agencies – are now required to immediately report any serious data breach to the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Authoriteit Persoonsgegevens). And, if it is likely that the data breach will have an adverse effect […]

Safe Harbor invalidation not affecting Leaseweb customers

In October last year, the US Safe Harbor regime was invalidated by Europe’s Court of Justice, meaning that personal data of Europeans could no longer be transferred by a company to US companies solely on the basis of such companies being Safe Harbor-certified. Alternative Solutions At the time of the ruling, no replacement for the Safe Harbor […]

Stay safe: how to install the patch for Linux bug CVE-2016-0728

A security bug affecting Linux versions 3.8 and higher was recently identified. Although this bug (CVE-2016-0728) was first introduced into the Linux Kernel in 2012, it was only discovered and made public a few days ago. When we learned of the bug’s existence, we immediately patched all internal Leaseweb servers. We advise everyone to patch their […]

A closer look at abuse handling at Leaseweb

It should come as no surprise that the Leaseweb services companies receive abuse notifications on a daily basis. That’s why last July, a new Leaseweb Abuse Handler was launched which increases efficiency for those who submit notifications, for our customers and for the Leaseweb companies. We receive abuse notifications from a variety of companies and NGOs […]

Leaseweb Application Security introduction

DDoS attacks and other forms of cybercrime are becoming more and more frequent. That’s why we recently launched a new service called Leaseweb Application Security. Here’s a quick video-tour of the easy-to-use dashboard from which you can adjusts your security situations, monitor suspicious traffic, respond to threats and more. Leaseweb Application Security is further augmented by a 24/7 […]