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Introducing Domain Monitoring for Brand Protection

Domain Monitoring is an automated service that periodically scans domains registered in over 1000 domain extensions for mentions of your brand keywords to detect brand and trademark infringements. This helps businesses guard themselves against online threats, cyber-squatting and fraud and forms the basis of your brand protection strategy. Brand Protection online is a significant challenge…

HTTPS and SSL in 2020: What Website Owners Should Know

HTTPS and SSL in 2020

The pursuit of stronger data security and the need for stronger user protections is continually driving the evolution of SSL. On a continuous basis, new protocols and safety provisions are being introduced by the major browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. As a result of this is HTTPS, and encryption as a…

Phishing is Inevitable, but Victimization is Not: How to Protect your Small or Medium Sized Business

Small and medium sized businesses are not actively being targeted by cyberattackers, so I‘ve got time to get my security measures in place, right? Nope. You are not alone in thinking this however.  According to a recent study conducted by Edelman Intelligence for the major US insurance provider Nationwide, 41% of business owners believe cyberattacks…

Chrome to Stop Supporting Symantec Family of SSL Certificates

Action Required by Most  GeoTrust, RapidSSL and Thawte to Customers to Remain Trusted by World’s Most Popular Browser As you may be aware, in early 2017 the developers of Google’s Chrome web browser formally expressed concern regarding evidence that Symantec had failed on multiple occasions to properly conduct required validation prior to the issuance of…

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