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Land affected by serious vulnerabilities

Land affected by serious vulnerabilities

The Land register is affected by a number of major security flaws. The opportunity would therefore exist that unauthorized information can adjust.

This is clear from internal documents of the Land registry executive board in the hands of the Financieel Dagblad. A spokesman for the Land registry confirms the authenticity of the documents.

From the documents it appears that unauthorized access unauthorized access to the computer systems of the Land registry office, where they may be information. This would mean that databases with records of buildings, mortgage collateral and herds manipulated to manipulate.

Legislation

Possible the ict department of the Land registry do not comply with the new legislation, because requirements are not met the international standard for information security. The vulnerabilities bring large risks with them, because the Land registry is central to the property market.

The ict directorate of the Land registry office would be in december 2014 have already warned of a lack of maintenance. In the fourth quarter of 2015 showed off a report that there are security issues. The Land registry hopes the leaks in the first quarter of 2017, to close it.

Tens of thousands of attacks

In 2016, was the Land affected by an 11,000 attacks per month. According to a spokesperson succeeded, no one here to break in to the systems of the organization. It would mean that no abuse is made of the relevant vulnerabilities.

There were last years 18 data breaches discovered, five of which are in retrospect also really a datalek turned out to be. Two of these leaks were so large that they are the Authority Personal data (AP) have been reported. Agencies are required to data breaches in the AP report.

 

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