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Afilias' specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and award-winning mobile Web services.

Cyber attack

Afilias says “no” to SOPA

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is the subject of substantial controversy in the United States, and the domain name industry is squarely in the middle of the debate. Many DNS service providers and technology developers in the industry oppose SOPA, Afilias among them. Here's why.

Afilias and DotAsia collaborate on DNSSEC implementation for .ASIA

.ASIA top-level domain is one of the pioneer domain registries in Asia to enable the secure DNS standard

DNSSEC vs DDoS protection - is it really a choice?

Within the last year or two, I've heard people express an opinion to the effect that if the domain name industry put as much focus on preventing distributed denial of service attacks as we have on implementing DNSSEC, the Internet would be a safer place.

While there may be a grain of truth there, I suggest that this kind of thinking presents us with something of a false dichotomy.

DDoS attacks are indeed a pernicious problem, and one with which companies increasingly find themselves having to deal.

VIDEO: How has Afilias helped .mobi to be successful?

VIDEO: Why did .eco choose Afilias?

The State of Phishing

Over the last three years, the Anti-Phishing Working Group's semiannual Global Phishing Survey has become a widely cited source of information about the state of phishing and its place in the Internet landscape.

VIDEO: Afilias at ad:tech NY: Do you have a back up of your DNS?

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Afilias at ad:tech NY: Do you have a back up of your DNS?


Read David Spark's ad:tech NY blog post about Afilias Managed DNS

Afilias statement on ICANN Affirmation of Commitments with US Department of Commerce

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 6 October 2009 – Today Afilias President & CEO Hal Lubsen released the following statement concerning ICANN's new Affirmation of Commitments with the US Department of Commerce: