- Dutch know too little about online dangers and how to protect against them. More than half of people have never heard of ransomware example, while this is the fastest growing threats on the Internet. Criminals 'hostage' while a virus computers of people who then have to pay to get full access again to their own devices.
Also, many Dutch underestimate the chances of them becoming victims of cyber criminals. More than half of people fail to turn on automatic updates and regularly create backups, the study shows cyber security awareness and skills in the Netherlands (2016) Alert Online.
To boost the knowledge coming government and market the campaign Alert Online which Klaas Dijkhof Minister of Justice Monday kicks off. From 3 to October 14 put two hundred parties in order to increase the knowledge and skills of Dutch in the field of cybersecurity. Netherlands must be online so secure.