The Growing Threat of Domain Hijacking (and How to Protect Against It)

Whenever domain hijacking occurs, hackers can gain full control over a domain name, including its DNS settings. This may result in one or all of the following scenarios: “Listen” in on all traffic to and from a particular domain name, including communications via email. Redirect traffic to a page with malicious content. Theft of domain … Read more

Protecting Against Phishing and Business Email Compromise

How Businesses Should Protecting Themselves against these threats The numbers are startling. Canadian businesses are losing over $3 billion dollars annually to cybercrime, and experienced a reported average of 44 cyberattacks per year in 2016.While most businesses are acutely aware that cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication, the majority are falling behind when it … Read more

One Flexible Billing System to manage multiple teams, roles and 1000+ domains

With the potential for hundreds, even thousands, of small purchases across multiple departments, the accounting component of corporate domain management can be tedious. Webnames Corporate works with enterprises and organizations to alleviate accounting challenges and to meet their unique requirements regarding budgeting, billing, accounts payable and reporting. With a comprehensive range of accounting features and … Read more

Seven Best-Practices for SSL Managers

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The growth of a corporation often comes with the need for issuing more digital certificates to encrypt all the new websites, cloud infrastructure, mobile connections, and IoT devices. Digital certificates, commonly referred to as SSL or TLS, have reached the point that they have become a necessary part of doing business. In fact, not having … Read more

Corporate Domain Portfolio Management: Is it Right for Your Business?

Domain names are valuable business assets and the home of your brands online. If they go offline, even briefly, it can have serious implications on revenue, brand and customer trust. If they are poorly managed and spread across multiple registrars, your business is exposing itself to increased risk and expending unnecessary time, resources and money. … Read more

Security Products: Domains, DNS, Account Protection

Protect critical domains and online properties with our comprehensive suite of security products and services. As cybercrime continues to increase worldwide, so does domain abuse, DDoS attacks, phishing, and data theft. These threats can have serious ramifications on revenue, brand reputation, and customer trust if critical services are impacted. Public companies, organizations and businesses need … Read more

Your domain portfolio, expertly secured and managed to perform

Managing large domain portfolios is complicated. Security, compliance, strategy, nameserver management – it can be tedious, time consuming and high stakes should something go wrong or downtime occur. Too often corporate domain management is insufficiently resourced, lacking formal policies, or worse, tackled in an ad hoc manner.. Scenarios like this create unnecessary risk to your … Read more

Trademark Clearinghouse Primer

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Designed to defend the rights of brand owners, ICANN created the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) to validate and safeguard the intellectual properties of brand owners. Acting as the authoritative database for all registry operators, the TMCH ensures that validated mark owners receive priority access to each domain name ahead of general availability.The increasingly complex nature of … Read more