Amsterdam is the 6th safest city in the world and the safest city in Europe, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's third annual Safe Cities Index. The top 10 includes three European cities, four East Asian cities and not a single American city.
PvdA parliamentarians have questions for Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice and Minister Ronald Plasterk of Home Affairs following a hack into the municipality of Ede's website which gave hackers access to personal data of 3,700 Ede residents. Primarily the parliamentarians want to know whether this type of digital security should not be in national hands
Amsterdam ranked as the fifth safest city in the world on The Economist's Safe Cities Index 2015 report. Every city in the index is scored across four different categories: health security, digital security, infrastructure safety and personal safety.
The Netherlands has agreed to expand cooperation with Germany on digital security.