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How to stay ahead of recent DNS attacks
On February 15, 2019, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) issued an announcement regarding published reports of attacks on the Domain Name System (DNS). Given that many of the DNS hijacking attacks sourced in the announcement affected government, telecommunications and internet infrastructure entities, we would like to remind organizations about security best practices: Use registry lock on core domains. All core domains should have an additional lock, called Registry Lock, applied. Registry Lock will freeze domain confirmations at the registry level until the correct high-security protocol specified by both the client and registrar is followed. This prevents erroneous... Read More
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MarkMonitor’s Top Tips for Protecting Your Organization Online
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

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Alison Simpson
With more than 14 years’ experience in the domain industry, Alison has managed all aspects of Corporate Domain Managem... More