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Committed to Keeping the Internet a Safe Place

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is committed to providing a model for exemplary Registry practices. In furtherance of this goal, PIR has been working proactively to address domain name abuses including phishing, malware, child pornography, and spam distribution. more»

NeuStar's UltraDNS to Power NASDAQ Dubai

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that NASDAQ Dubai, the international stock exchange between Western Europe and East Asia, has selected NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed Services to enhance the security and performance of NASDAQ Dubai's platform. more»

If I Have an SSL, Do I Need DNSSEC?

Many folks believe their online presence is safe simply because their site has an SSL certificate. The truth is that, while SSL does provide protection and encryption of data for a website, attackers can use tactics that affect the end user before they get to your website. more»

Industry Coalition Announced to Increase Adoption of DNSSEC

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition is a global group of registries and industry experts whose mission is to work collaboratively to facilitate adoption of Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and streamline the implementations across Domain Name Registries. more»

DNSSEC FUD Buster: DNSSEC is Not Necessary?

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry is pleased to announce the next guest blogger for our DNSSEC FUD Buster series. Ram Mohan is the Executive Vice President, & Chief Technology Officer of Afilias Limited. Ram has led the strategic growth initiatives at Afilias Limited in registry services and security as well as new product sectors such as RFID/Auto-ID, global DNS and Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). more»

DNSSEC "FUD" Buster: Don't Panic

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry is pleased to announce of first guest blogger for our DNSSEC FUD series. John Kristoff works as a research analyst for Team Cymru, a Internet Security Research company based in Chicago specializing in the 'who' and the 'why' of Internet crime. more»

PIR Announces Formation of Registry Internet Safety Group

The Registry Internet Safety Group (RISG) is a global group of responsible Internet related companies whose mission is to work collaboratively to combat Internet identity theft. Even though RISG is uniquely Registry focused, it includes both gTLD and ccTLD members. RISG is intended to complement and not duplicate existing Internet security efforts. more»

.ORG Talks with Dan Kaminsky on DNSSEC

The following post is based on a recent discussion .ORG had with Dan Kaminsky, a DNS expert best know for discovering a serious DNS bug, about DNSSEC and how it is a critical step toward bolstering Internet security. more»

blinkx Video Search Engine Selects UltraDNS Managed DNS Services

World's largest and most advanced video search engine, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Services to augment the performance, reliability, and scalability of the blinkx network infrastructure and to take advantage of NeuStar's innovative suite of traffic management services. more»

.ORG Applauds US Government on DNSSEC

.ORG applauds the US Government's decision last week to require all users of the .GOV domain to implement DNSSEC, and even more importantly, to sign the .GOV root. .ORG is the first generic Top Level Domain authorized by ICANN to implement DNSSEC, and we are hard at work putting together a comprehensive plan to roll it out. more»