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How to Maintain Your Website's Network Reachability with DNS Lookup Solutions

If you sometimes lose your temper because a website isn't loading fast enough, you're not alone. Slow websites are not only annoying; the consequences for website owners can also be far-reaching. more

MarkMonitor Releases New gTLD Quarterly Report for Q1 2020

MarkMonitor has released its latest issue of the New gTLD Quarterly Report for the fourth quarter of 2019, noting that DNS abuse continues to raise concerns amongst many registries and registrars. more

The Internet Infrastructure Industry Is Protecting Digital Trust and Fighting COVID-19 Related Fraud

As a global public health and economic crisis unfolds due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the world's population retreats to social distancing and isolation, the Internet is becoming indispensable to billions of people for purposes of work, leisure and obtaining important information. more

3 Ways a DNS Lookup Tool Can Help Prevent DNS Attacks

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a crucial element of the Internet and a foundation of networking. Every organization going online uses the DNS. more

Getting Rid of Bad Hosts with WHOIS and Reverse IP Lookups

As stewards of the Web, Internet infrastructure providers are often held accountable for ensuring the safety of users. Sadly, the recent spate of high-profile security incidents shows that this is not an easy task. more

How a Passive DNS Database Can Help Improve Cyber Resilience

As cyber-attacks become more robust and sophisticated every day, the world of cybersecurity saw the need to shift. Hence, cyber resilience became the new norm. Cyber resilience bases itself on the fact that cyber risks are no longer just IT risks but also business risks. more

Preventing Media Theft with an IP Geolocation Database

Since time immemorial, entertainment companies always had to contend with content theft. Bootleggers are nothing new in the industry, and their ways have evolved much along with technology. more

Beyond the Firewall: DNS Defenses to Manage Online Threats

The domain name system (DNS) forms the underlying infrastructure for how the internet works, serving as a directory to point users to the right web content. When DNS goes down, websites, email, voice-over IP, and remote employee login goes down with it. more

Beefing Up Trademark Monitoring with Domain Brand Monitoring Solutions

Thousands of trademark infringement cases get heard every year -- some of which are more unexpected than others. For instance, let's take a look at one that originates in the world of fiction. Like SpongeBob himself and Patrick, the Krusty Krab has been a centerpiece in the "SpongeBob SquarePants" cartoon series and movies. more

2 Ways Content Filtering With Website Contacts and Categorization Can Help Businesses

The business world has seemingly divided views on content filtering. Some say that the tactic is too restrictive, while others opine that it can help in a lot of ways. Building on the latter perspective, in an age when the Internet has become a breeding ground for almost anything. more

Using Email Validation Tools to Stop Malspam Campaigns in Their Tracks

Melissa, what many consider to be the first malspam campaign, emerged in 1999. Once successfully installed, the "mass-mailing" virus forwarded copies of itself to the first 50 email addresses on a victim's contact list. While the malware wasn't as dangerous as current variants, it could still effectively max out network resources, resulting in downtime. more

How to Build an Attack Profile with WHOIS Database Download as a Starting Point

Fighting cybercrime is a never-ending battle. As threat actors continue to craft different ways to attack and scam their target victims, companies need to build their security arsenals to fight against all kinds of threats. What's more, an effective way to achieve cyber resilience is by getting to know the enemy and build attack profiles. more