New TLS guidelines landed in Internet.nlAs of today you can use Internet.nl to test if your website and mail are compliant with the latest 'IT Security Guidelines for TLS' from NCSC-NL. This also means that TLS 1.3 is now supported in the website and mail test.
Next major release of Internet.nl will use the new TLS guidelinesThe next major release of Internet.nl will use the new IT Security Guidelines for TLS (version 2.0) from the NCSC to check TLS connections. Internet.nl currently uses the previous version of the IT Security Guidelines for TLS (version 1.0 from 2014) for checking whether TLS settings are at least “Sufficient”.
Open source release Internet.nl including 'security headers'As of today the source code of Internet.nl is available under an open source license, making it possible to verify its workings and run your own local instance. Furthermore we added a new test category for application security options or security headers.
Email test on Internet.nl extendedIs your domain configured in a way that mail spoofing is actively prevented? Does your mail server offer proper transport encryption? As of today you can test both aspects with the new version of Internet.nl that has been published by the Dutch Internet Standards Platform.
Internet.nl now also checks strictness anti-mail-spoofing standardsToday the Dutch Internet Standards Platform launches an improved version of its test tool Internet.nl that was used to execute over 750 thousand tests in 2017. From now on the test tool does not only check if standards against mail spoofing are in place for a given domain, but also checks if these standards are configured sufficiently strict to prevent abuse of the domain.
Improved Internet.nl test for modern Internet StandardsToday the Internet Standards Platform launches a fully redesigned Internet.nl test website. The comprehensive explanations on the improved test website provide more guidance to users to get modern Internet Standards. The redesign makes the website better accessible on mobile devices and for users with disabilities.
New version Internet.nl: 'HSTS' and 'enforced HTTPS' do countToday (June 27, 2016) the Dutch Internet Standard PLatform launches a new version of the website Internet.nl. From now on, 'HSTS' and 'enforced HTTPS' are part of the score of the website test. This was already announced at the previous release. In addition to this change, the new version of Internet.nl includes several improvements that make testing faster and more stable.
New version Internet.nl with extended HTTPS testAs of today a new version of Internet.nl is available. This new release contains improvements and extensions, especially for the HTTPS/TLS part of the website test. Since April last year users executed 80,000 tests on Internet.nl. Hopefully you like this new version and you keep on testing and improving your Internet. Happy testing!!!
Internet.nl launched during Dutch Cyber Week 2015During the Dutch Cyber Week 2015 the website Internet.nl was launched by the Internet Standards Platform, a collaboration among organisations from the Internet community and the Dutch government. On this website, visitors can check whether their Internet is up to date. Are your internet connection, e-mail and website actually using modern, secure internet standards? And if not, what can you do about it?
Invitation Masterclass DMARCOn Tuesday April 21st the Platform Internetstandards organises a Masterclass on the topic of DMARC.
Blog Olaf Kolkman : Internet is all about collaboration
The Internet, as a global system, is a network-of-networks held together by a spirit of collaboration. When information traverses the Internet it may pass through a handful of networks, and the network from which the traffic originated probably has no formal relationship with the network that receives it. The reason why that works is collaboration, both in exchanging and carrying traffic from other networks, and in solving problems that may have originated several hops away.