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04/09/2018 - 09:59
Belnet is preparing for the GDPR
Practical roll-out of the measures to comply with the GDPR
GDPR is the abbreviation for the European General Data Protection Regulation, which focuses on the transparency and control of the processing of personal data. As was previously announced, Belnet has taken the necessary precautions to be GDPR-compliant by 25 May 2018. Various measures are now being simultaneously rolled out at Belnet. In this...
04/09/2018 - 09:51
FOCUS - FTP Belnet
A wealth of software programs for open source fans
Do you want to get hold of a new operating system? Download installation images for software like ubuntu, for example? Test your system’s security with Kali? Our FTP server is definitely the fastest and one of the most frequently used in Belgium. It is packed with archives including the latest updates for software that you are looking for. In...
03/29/2018 - 07:41
FOCUS – Belnet guestroam
Use guestroam within your organisation
Since the release of Belnet guestroam, we noticed that more and more of our customers make use of this. With this service, visitors to your organisation can easily connect to your Wi-Fi network thanks to the extended possibilities of our services govroam and eduroam. If you use govroam or eduroam within your organisation, you can also enjoy...
03/14/2018 - 09:40
Test your organisation’s GDPR progress
An online tool and brochure will help you to comply with the GDPR legislation
The deadline to comply with the new European legislation on privacy is fast approaching. On the 25th of May 2018, all organisations that process personal details of EU citizens must be able to prove they comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). What is the status in your organisation? Take the test with the GDPR CheckUp tool! The...
03/06/2018 - 09:00
Belnet Networking Conference 2018
Save the date!
The next BNC conference will take place on Thursday October 18th. The location chosen for this event, is the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, located near the central station of Brussels. If you have any specific topic that interests you and you would like to find these topics as a theme on our BNC, do not hesitate to contact us at
03/05/2018 - 17:54
Belnet, the Belgian NREN, blows out 25 candles!
Does the year 1993 remind you of something? For Belnet, this was the beginning of a beautiful story. It was in 1993 that Belnet, the national network for research and education (NREN - National Research and Education Network), was set up to meet the specific needs of higher education, research institutions and government services in Belgium....
02/28/2018 - 09:00
Focus - DDoS Mitigation: Choose the 'Advanced' solution
Receive a full report every month
If you opt for the 'Advanced' formula of our Belnet DDoS Mitigation service, you will receive a report every month. In here, you will find all information about the protection measures that the system has implemented in relation to your IP ranges during the past month. On the support page of your portal MyBelnet (under the heading 'DDoS'), you can...