Domain Name Registry Services

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ZONEHAWK℠ | Domain Security Service

Introducing ZoneHawkSM and ZoneGuardSM: Afilias’ Domain Security Services for Registry Operators

ZoneHawkSM allows Registry Operators to meet their contractual obligations for security monitoring under their ICANN agreement(s) (including Specification 11.3.b.) and helps ensure that their TLD(s) remains a protected and compliant space on the internet.
ZoneHawkSM is an online service that merges and analyzes domain threat data from the leading abuse  monitoring engines, allowing you to get a full snapshot of potentially malicious activities in your  TLD(s).
Features of ZoneHawkSM include the following:
  • Results of technical analyses (daily monitoring and reporting) that assess whether domains in the TLD(s) are being used to perpetrate the following threats:
  • SPAM
  • Pharming
  • Phishing
  • Malware
  • Botnets
  • Lists of flagged domain names grouped by security threat category, along with details about each name (e.g. sponsoring registrar).
  • Filters that sort results by various categories (e.g. registrar, threat type, etc).
  • Statistical reports as required by ICANN.
  • Report downloading into easy to use formats.
ZoneHawk℠ is available immediately for $399/month per TLD monitored. A contract will be needed to begin the service.
For clients whose TLDs are running on Afilias‘ systems, Afilias provides an added level of protection: ZoneGuardSM. ZoneGuardSM enables clients to take immediate action on domains identified as abusive  or in violation of ICANN requirements.  ZoneGuardSM is available exclusively to Afilias registry services clients at no extra charge with the purchase of ZoneHawkSM
Features of ZoneGuardSM include the following:
  • Recording mechanisms that enable clients to update the status of each name for tracking purposes.
  • Secure and private transmission of domain name registration information to enable non-compliant names to be blocked or suspended.
  • Domain name locking to preclude transfer.
  • Domain name registration service that identifies and segregates compromised and/or dangerous names.
  • Removal of non-compliant names from the zone file, thereby eliminating any potential threat.

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