Government

A 24-post collection

Welcoming the Israeli Government to Have I Been Pwned

Marking the 25th national CERT to have full and free API level access to in HIBP, I'm very happy to welcome CERT-IL in the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) on board. They join many other governments around the world in having access to data impacting their departments amongst the more than 11 billion records already in HIBP, and inevitably the billions yet to come. I'm really encouraged to see the amount of enthusiasm expressed by national government defenders to gain access to breach data so that it can be used in positive ways, and I look forward to welcoming many more national CERTs in the future....

Welcoming the Dutch Government to Have I Been Pwned

Today I'm very happy to welcome the Dutch government to HIBP, marking 24 national CERTs that now have full and free access to API level domain searches. The Nationaal Cyber Security Centrum of the Netherlands (NCSC-NL) now has access to monitor the exposure of government departments across all the data breaches that make their way into HIBP. Visibility into the impact of data breaches helps defenders protect national assets and I'm very pleased to see the Netherlands join so many other nations in taking up this service....

Welcoming the Slovak Republic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Today I'm very happy to welcome the 23rd national government to Have I Been Pwned, the Slovak Republic. As of now, CSIRT.sk has full and free access to query all their government domains via an API that returns all their email addresses impacted by each data breach in HIBP. Granting governments this level of access gives them visibility into not just the 11.4 billion records that are already in HIBP but provides an early warning system for the billions of records yet to come. I look forward to welcoming many more national governments in the future and I'm very excited to see what useful things they can do with the data....

Welcoming the Jamaican Government to Have I Been Pwned

Recently, I've been providing a lot of additional government access to Have I Been Pwned. Today I'm happy to welcome the Jamaica Cyber Incident Response Team (JaCIRT), the 22nd national CERT on HIBP and 11th in the last 4 months. They now have full and free API level access to query all government domains belonging to the Caribbean nation. I'm encouraged by the enthusiasm I'm seeing from governments to use breach data in positive ways that help protect their departments and I look forward to welcoming many more national CERTs in the future....

Welcoming the Finnish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Today I'm very happy to welcome the Finnish government to Have I Been Pwned by granting their National Cyber Security Centre full and free access to query their government domains. API access to query their domains will give them greater visibility into the impact of data breaches on the Finnish government. Finland is now the 5th Nordic country and 21st national CERT to be onboarded with many more from around the globe to be announced shortly....

Welcoming the Uruguayan Government to Have I Been Pwned

This week as part of the ongoing initiative to make breach data available to national governments, I'm very happy to welcome the national CERT of Uruguay, CERTuy. They are now the 2nd Latin American country and 20th country worldwide to have free and easy API level access to all their government domains. I'm going to continue onboarding governments as they reach out and ask for access, my hope being that greater visibility to the impact of data breaches helps minimise the disruption they cause to government departments across the globe....

Welcoming the Belgian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Supporting national CERTs with free API domain searches across their assets is becoming an increasing focus for Have I Been Pwned and today I'm happy to welcome the 19th government on board, Belgium. As of now, the Centre for Cyber Security Belgium (CCB) has full access to query all their gov domains and gain deeper visibility into the impact of data breaches on their departments. Extending HIBP's reach to more governments around the world helps amplify the usefulness of the project and I look forward to welcoming many more national CERTs in the future....

Welcoming the Dominican Republic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Continuing with the launch of the Have I Been Pwned Domain Search API to national government cyber agencies, I am very happy to welcome the first Latin American country on board, the Dominican Republic. Their National Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CSIRT-RD) is the 18th national CERT that has free and open access to domain inquiries across all of its government assets. Each of these announcements results in a large number of additional government requests. I will continue to welcome new national CERTs on a regular cadence and look forward to seeing many other parts of the world represented in the future....

Welcoming the Trinidad & Tobago Government to Have I Been Pwned

Today I'm very happy to welcome the first Caribbean government to Have I Been Pwned, Trinidad & Tobago. As of today, the Trinidad and Tobago Cyber Security Incident Response Team (TT-CSIRT) has full and free access to query their government domains and gain visibility into where they've impacted by data breaches. This brings the number of governments to be onboarded to HIBP to 17 and I look forward to welcoming more in the near future....

Welcoming the Swedish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Today I'm very happy to welcome the 16th government to Have I Been Pwned, Sweden. The Swedish National Computer Security Incident Response Team CERT-SE now has full and free access to query all government domains via HIBP's API and gain insights into the impact of data breaches on their government departments. Sweden is now the 4th Scandinavian country I've welcomed onto HIBP and I hope to see many more from other parts of the world join in the future....