The GDPR enforcement deadline may have passed, but that’s not to say its impact isn’t still felt by businesses of all kinds.
The consequences on the likes of WHOIS have been enormous, and they are set to continue long into the future. Statton Hammock..., Vice President of Global Policy and Industry Development for MarkMonitor, discussed this at length in a 30-minute presentation at this year’s MarkMonitor NYC Summit in April. As our resident GDPR expert, Hammock is perfectly placed to discuss the finer details of the regulation and throughout his talk provides a wealth of insights as to what we can...Read More
The next phase of consumer-centric brand protection is complete! We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Websites Module Brand Protection platform.
With millions of dollars invested in building a brand, companies can’t afford to be reactiv...e when attacks happen. Brand owners have to manage everything, from cybersquatting and counterfeiting, to hijacked search traffic and partner non-compliance.
Tactics are diverse and widespread, often beginning when fraudsters use trademarks in deceitful paid search ads, URLs, mobile apps, misleading websites and spam email to divert traffic to competing or even illicit sites. Paid search scams as well as SEO manipulation tactics...Read More
A quick look at the impact of phishing attacks reveals some shocking statistics. According to research from MarkMonitor, the frequency of phishing attacks increased by 79 percent in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same time last year.
The p...rimary reason for the proliferation of phishing is clear: when done right, it can be an incredibly effective way for cyber criminals to get hold of confidential customer data that can then be used for illicit activity. But the sheer number of these attacks can also be explained through the commoditization of ‘phishing kits’, which have made it much easier...Read More
This blog originally appeared in Public Interest Registry.
U.S. Congress designated the month of June as the National Internet Safety Month and so there’s no better time to discuss how to keep organizations safe and secure online. To help raise ...internet security awareness, Public Interest Registry asked our team at MarkMonitor, one of the most experienced corporate registrars managing some of the most highly trafficked domains, to share some tips that will help nonprofit organizations stay safe on the World Wide Web, in particular when it comes to domain name system security.
While the industry has committed significant resources to ensuring the...Read More
Social media connects billions of people around the globe to one another.
One Facebook alone, more than 2.2 billion active monthly users can share content in real-time — and more than 100 million hours of video get watched each day.¹
This built-in us...er base of billions, coupled with instant accesses to shared content, has created an environment ripe for the sharing of pirated material. As the new face of piracy now includes everyone, you need to make sure that your company’s strategy is evolving with it.
In addition to users sharing unauthorized content, these social media platforms are starting to take...Read More