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Jun 11, 2009

Service Enhancements Strengthen Account Security and Transparency

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 11 June 2009 - Today Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced key feature updates to its Managed DNS Services that will enhance user account security, portfolio management, and traffic reporting.

“Afilias’ Managed DNS Services allow corporations to have world-class DNS service from a proven provider to manage traffic to their...

Jun 02, 2009

.ORG is the first open top-level domain to fight DNS hijacking using DNSSEC

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 2 June 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and domain name registry technology, today announced that it has successfully signed the .ORG zone with Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) on behalf of its customer, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR). The ....

May 13, 2009

Global Phishing Survey results shows domain name registry protects Internet Users


DUBLIN, IRELAND - 13 May 2009 – Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that a new Global Phishing Survey released by the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) reveals...

Apr 28, 2009

NTIA Working Group to Report on Industry Online Child Safety Efforts

WASHINGTON D.C. – 28 April 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that Brian Cute, Vice President of Discovery Services has been appointed to serve on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) Online Safety and Technology Working Group. The working group, established in the "Protecting...

Apr 28, 2009

Membership to enhance .INFO Domain Anti-Abuse Policy and industry cooperation

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 28 April 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has joined the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) as part of its ongoing domain name anti-abuse efforts. Afilias is the first domain name registry operator to become a member. MAAWG is the premiere global organization focusing on...

Apr 22, 2009

.INFO Joins Facebook and Twitter!

Fast access to information is the main goal of Web users from all over the world. One of the key elements to a successful Web presence is ensuring visitors a simple, intuitive, and safe path to your site. Millions of users around the world have already agreed that a .INFO domain lays the perfect foundation to attaining these goals, and a successful site!

Apr 22, 2009
Joins Steering Committee to help oversee the next evolution of the DNS

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 22 April 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of internet infrastructure services, today announced that it is a sponsor of Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) and its BIND 10 development effort. Afilias joins other industry leaders as a financial sponsor and member of a steering committee which will oversee the multi-year development project to ensure that...
Mar 31, 2009
Afilias is a member of the Conficker Working Group, which brings together TLD operators, industry leaders like Microsoft and ICANN, and security researchers to combat the Internet's latest major security threat: the Conficker worm.
Mar 16, 2009

Podgorica, Montenegro – March 16, 2009 – The .ME Registry announced today it is partnering with the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), a non-profit which provides core Open Source Internet software and Afilias Limited, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, to place F-root servers at the .ME Registry data center in Podgorica, Montenegro. These servers will provide increased resilience and performance to the DNS in Montenegro.

Mar 02, 2009

New solution to speed adoption of DNSSEC and enhance Internet security

 DUBLIN, IRELAND - 2 March 2009 - Today Afilias announced the beta launch of 1-Click DNSSECTM , an enhancement to its Managed DNS Service, that allows organizations, corporations and government agencies to enable DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) on their domains, quickly and easily. Afilias is currently accepting 'proof of...