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07/10/2018 - 12:20
Are you doing Internet-related research?
Apply to participate for free in the RIPE meetings
The RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI) connects members of the academic community with the RIPE community by inviting students and researchers to present their Internet-related research at RIPE Meetings. Are you doing research on topics such as network analysis, IPv6 deployment, network security, Internet governance, interconnectivity or...
06/29/2018 - 09:53
FOCUS - Annual Report 2017
The website and the PDF version are available
​ Here you will find the interview of Jan Torreele and the highlights of the year 2017 for Belnet. If you would like to receive a printed version of the annual report, do not hesitate to send us an email at We hope you enjoy the reading!
06/27/2018 - 10:46
FOCUS - Newsletter
Follow us over the summer
Like every year, there will be no newsletters in July and August. We hope, will provide some stimulating reading material for you until September comes around. That said, we will not fail to publish some articles. All these articles, testimonials and interviews will be available, as usual, in the news section of our Belnet site. We also invite you...
06/26/2018 - 12:03
Belnet and the Internet in Belgium
Back to 1993
In 1993 Internet was still stammering. In Belgium, under the monopoly of RTT, very low-speed connections were capped at around 1 kbps. At the time, the network leader was IBM, but it could only interconnect IBM machines. These constraints made it impossible to respond properly to the needs of researchers and the academic world. Since its creation...
06/19/2018 - 08:45
FOCUS - Belnet Security Services
Arm your organisation against DDoS-attacks
With ‘Belnet DDoS Mitigation’ you can automatically protest your organisation against Distributed Denial of Services-attacks (DDoS). With this proactive, fast and reliable solution, you can help secure your business activities Because DDoS-attacks happen more often and have a big impact, whether you belong to a large or small institution. These...
06/06/2018 - 15:06
UPDATE - Make your employees aware of the processing of personal data
Get started with the cybersecurity kit
In the battle against cybercrime, sensitization remains an imoportant point of attention. To help organisations get started more easily and save time, the Cyber Security Coalition provides a useful awareness package. Belnet is one of the partners in this coalition and encourages you to get started with this package. New theme available In addition...
06/01/2018 - 09:13
UPDATE - GDPR by Belnet
New documents
Most likely, you have not failed to notice that the GDPR regulation came into force on the 25th of May 2018. Hence, Belnet has published a number of new documents that focus on the transparency of processing of personal data: On the Belnet Portal you can consult the document called “processing policy of personal data of the official contact...