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 […]

Tips from the Leaseweb Abuse Prevention department

Many customers will come across the Abuse Prevention department, sooner or later. A compromised server or a fraudulent sign-up by a new customer are things that commonly happen. Such events will most likely end up with you receiving an abuse notification which may range from a simple notification regarding a port scan to a notification […]

Leaseweb’s new Abuse Handler is now live

The various Leaseweb services companies are always looking to improve the processes involved with handling abuse notifications and to increase user-friendliness. Over the past few years, we have received valuable feedback on the abuse handling process from customers and third parties who submitted notifications. With that feedback in mind, we have developed a brand new […]

Law Enforcement Transparency Report 2014: July 1 – December 31

This is the third installment of Leaseweb’s bi-annually Law Enforcement Transparency Report. It shows the number of demands we received in the prior six months. The figures below are for the period of July 1st – December 31st, 2013. Leaseweb believes that clients and other stakeholders deserve a clear articulation of Leaseweb’s obligations and responsibilities to […]