The statistics from the DDoS Mitigation service offer us some interesting insights into the rapidly changing DDoS landscape. For example, in the first quarter of 2022, among the things we saw was an increase in the number of large-scale, targeted attacks.
Belnet is currently working on implementing a Service Improvement Programme to improve the resilience of our network to cyber-attacks. Our Technical Director Dirk Haex explains why it is crucial that the entire Belnet community is engaged with this task.
Online scanners can be useful tools to identify malicious files or URLs. However, some common user behaviour can lead to unintentional data leaks. This article will give a quick overview of how this can happen, and what you can do to prevent it.
9 out of 10 cyber-attacks use insecure Internet or DNS connections to gain access to a network. With Advanced DNS Security, Belnet aims to provide you with additional security on top of your firewall and antivirus software.
A new dynamic procurement system that went into operation in June 2021 facilitates the search for the most suitable leased line to a gateway on the Belnet network. In addition, Belnet has launched a new framework agreement for WAN connectivity in order to connect and provide connectivity to the various federal sites as efficiently as possible.
Since February, Arnaud Vajda has headed up the PPS Science Policy (Belspo), which also includes Belnet. He will play a key role in implementing the federal strategy for scientific research. His ambition is also to give greater visibility to the organisation's activities.
In addition to the humanitarian, financial and economic consequences, the conflict in Ukraine has also brought with it an increase in phishing and disinformation. We therefore advise you to be extra vigilant.
Are you studying IT at a Belgian university or college? Are you working on an innovative idea or (research) project and are you eager to share your experience with international experts from the research and education community? If so, Belnet is offering you the chance to participate as a speaker at the TNC Networking Conference 2022.