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Cyber security

VIDEO: Conficker's Initial Implications for TLD Operators

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Overview of Conficker's initial implications for TLD operators

Afilias' Ram Mohan warns TLD operators about the impact of Conficker, early in its gestation during the February 2009 APTLD meeting. Mr. Mohan warns that "...the Son of Conficker could be far greater. They could go and register domain names in every registry. If that were to happen the Internet as we know it could get put on hold."

VIDEO: Why TLD Operators Should be Concerned about DDoS Attacks

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Why TLD Operators Should be Concerned about DDoS Attacks

Afilias' Ram Mohan tells TLD operators why they should be concerned about DDoS attacks at the February 2009 APTLD meeting.

2009 Cyber Security Threats for TLD operators

Afilias Executive Vice President and CTO, Ram Mohan, delivered the keynote address at the APTLD meeting in Manila February 23, 2009. His topic was entitled "2009 Cyber Security Outlook for TLD Operators."
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2009 Cyber Security Outlook for TLD Operators

Afilias Executive Vice President and CTO, Ram Mohan, delivered a keynote address at the APTLD meeting in Manile on February 23, 2009. Mr. Mohan addressed what security issues TLD operators should pay attention to in 2009.

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.INFO Case Study: Domain Anti-Abuse Policies Work

Ram Mohan's Keynote address at APTLD Manila February 23, 2009. This clip discusses implementing .INFO's domain anti-abuse policy.

 

New Report Shows .INFO Domain Safest from Phishing Attacks

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) revealsinfo domain that the .INFO domain is the generic top-level Internet domain (gTLD) safest from phishing attacks. The results of the Survey show that, during the second half of 2008, .INFO had the lowest phishing rates and the lowest average attack duration among the gTLDs measured. .INFO's phishing durations were half the world average.

Afilias VP Brian Cute Appointed to NTIA Online Safety Working Group

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 Children in the 21st Century Act," will report to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on industry-implemented online child safety tools and efforts.

Afilias Joins MAAWG as First Domain Name Registry Member

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 protecting electronic messaging from online exploits and abuse, with the goal of enhancing user trust and confidence.

Afilias takes action against Conficker

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.

.ME Registry, ISC & Afilias Partner To Provide F-Root Servers In Podgorica

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.