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Use a secure password

Several companies have experienced data breaches over the past few months, whereby their login data has fallen into the wrong hands. At NS, we have also noticed people trying to access accounts in order to gather more personal data. Always use a secure password to prevent it from happening to you!


A secure password for your Mijn NS account

We value the security of your personal data. To guarantee it as much as possible, we would like to inform you about the safe use of passwords, because a secure password is vital when login in to your Mijn NS account. If you would like to know whether you're using a strong, secure password, you can use this checklist to create a secure password.

Checklist for a secure password

  • Change your password at least 1x per year
  • Your password must consist of at least 10 characters
  • Your password must contain at least 1 capital letter and 1 lower-case letter
  • Your password must contain at least 1 number
  • Your password must contain at least 1 non-alphanumeric character (ex.: ?,! or %)
  • Use different passwords

Help with secure passwords

There are also useful programs that can help you create and remember a variety of passwords, like Keepass or LastPass. On the website Have I been Pwned, you can check whether your account details are included in lists of stolen data. If that is the case, then it is even more important for you to change all of your passwords as quickly as possible.

We value your privacy at NS, and we ensure that we process your personal data carefully. You can find more information in our privacy statement.