House wants municipalities unsafe DigiD deployment close




Parliament wants municipalities security DigiD not in order finally closing the digital identification system. A majority believe that Minister Plasterk of Interior must act strongly against failing municipalities.

The proposal comes from D66 and can count on the support of a majority of MPs. “We want DigiD is much safer. We want municipalities have their affairs in order. If not, they get a warning and then they are sealed DigiD until they have everything in order,” says D66 MP Kees Verhoeven against RTL.

The ruling of the MP follows news that 24 municipalities, including Rotterdam, Amersfoort and Apeldoorn, the default password of the CMS that they used did not change. Twelve of those municipalities additionally had an unsafe link with DigiD. Meanwhile, those problems are solved. Verhoeven once again emphasizes the seriousness of the situation: “Then the data of hundreds of thousands of civilians may just be on the street.” Verhoeven highlights the risks. Thus attackers with DigiD data eg application false charges.

If the majority of the House supports a plan that summarizes a minister often as clue to also implement the idea. If that does not happen, the House may take the initiative to make the plan into law capturing and so the government to execute it.


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