Hâck The Hague

The municipality has been organising the Hâck The Hague hacking competition since 2017. During Hâck The Hague ethical hackers try to penetrate the municipality’s computer systems. This is how they test the digital security of The Hague.

Hackers sitting in a long row with laptops

During the competition hackers from the Netherlands and abroad help to identify, assess and resolve vulnerabilities in systems. This is important because computer criminals can exploit these vulnerabilities. For example, by breaking into the system and changing or stealing data for criminal activities.

The municipality uses Hâck The Hague to strengthen its digital resilience and to make sure that residents, businesses and the municipality are better informed about digital security.

Read more about the competition on Begin external link: www.hackthehague.com(External link), end external link..

Report a vulnerability

Have you discovered a flaw or weakness (vulnerability) in a website or IT system belonging to the Municipality of The Hague? Report it.

The municipality will investigate the problem and resolve it as quickly as possible. This will help the municipality to protect its data and systems even better. This way of working together is known as Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD).

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