Building Trust & Mitigating Abuse – Call for Contributions
dotmagazine’s Call for Contributions on how the digital society and digital economy of today and tomorrow can be protected so that it can thrive.
QPI: A “Call to Arms” on Responsible Growth
Inma Del Rosal Mendez and Brian Cimbolic from PIR explain how the Quality Performance Index supports a reduction in abusive domain registrations.
From Domain Names to Trademark Protection: Safeguard Your Brand’s Digital Identity
Simone Catania, InterNetX, outlines how to choose the perfect domain name, common issues to consider and exactly how to protect your digital identity.
Feature "Digital Inclusion"
Why UA? Understanding the Social and Economic Benefits of Universal Acceptance
The UASG Communications Working Group looks at why diverse scripts and languages are so important for equal access and business growth.
Feature "Economic Impact of Connectivity"
Universal Acceptance of Internet Domain Names is a USD 9.8 Billion Opportunity
Analysys Mason assessment underscores importance of Universal Acceptance for the continued expansion of the Internet and demonstrates the economic power of internationalized domain names.
Let’s End Counter-Productive Anti DNS Abuse Reporting
Natasha Pelham-Lacey from CleanDNS, on improving an imperfect system to lower the bar for reporting abuse and increasing takedowns.
Evidence Equals Better DNS Abuse Mitigation
Gia Isabella from CleanDNS addresses the creation of standards for evidence of Internet abuse to expedite the handling of abusive content.
Control Your Digital Brand: On the Interplay of Defensive Domain Registrations, Active Monitoring, and Brand Enforcement
Verena Kuthe from LEMARIT outlines the path to retain full control of digital brands through the best brand protection approach.
DNS Abuse: Everyone’s Problem
Lars Forsberg from iQ looks at the need for awareness of DNS abuse, especially of the new gTLDs, because with awareness comes the ability to act.
6 tips for a fail-safe DNS
Klaus Darilion, DNS expert at nic.at, provides valuable tips and tricks on how to upgrade the security of your DNS infrastructure.
Feature "Doing Business in Germany"
GmbH: Exclusiveness Increases Value
Marco Hoffmann from InterNetX explains the importance of the .gmbh top-level domain for gaining trust in the German market and doing business in Germany
Secondary Redistribution of the IP Address Space. Can the State Help With This?
Alexey Shkittin from InterLIR looks at a solution for freeing up more than 30% of existing IPv4 address space that is frozen and unused.
Not in Our Domain: How EURid is Using AI and Global Cooperation to Tackle Cybercrime
EURid takes an innovative approach to help outwit cybercriminals, including helping to identify potentially malicious registrations at source.
The Web Alienates Non-English Speakers — And We Need to Change That
The Internet does not work the same for everyone, depending on which domain name or language they use. Universal Acceptance seeks to remedy this.
Mitigating DNS Abuse: Taking a Firm Position and Protecting Employees
Kelly Hardy from CentralNic explains how companies benefit from fighting abuse and from protecting the employees on the front lines.
The Debate around Defining, Preventing and Mitigating DNS Abuse
What is DNS abuse? Simone Catania from InterNetX looks at the definition of DNS abuse and describes scenarios for prevention and mitigation.
Feature "Data Protection & Privacy"
Building Easy and Open Online Identities with DomainID
Social media accounts are becoming common identifiers for logging on to 3rd party websites. But what happens if you want to delete your Facebook account? Vittorio Bertola introduces a new framework for open online identities.
Gaining More Insight into Malicious Domains
Theo Geurts from Realtime Register B.V. describes a proactive approach to malicious domains, based on analyzing and sharing data, and responding to incidents.
Feature "Identity Management"
ID4me – An Open, Global, Federated Standard for Digital Identity Management
There is clearly a strong need for a universal digital identity – and the public, open, privacy-friendly ID4me protocol offers just the solution, as Katja Speck explains.
DNS – Claiming and Protecting Virtual NameSpace
DNS, the keys to the Internet, and staking a territorial claim: An introduction to the Internet’s Domain Name System: How important it is, the elaborate security protecting it, and how companies can profit from using it well
DNS Cookies: The Transaction Mechanism to Protect the Namespace
Although they are not the cure for all name server problems, DNS cookies offer an extra layer of protection and are particularly effective against off-path attacks. Simone Catania, InterNetX, looks at how DNS cookies can make DNS transactions more secure.
Fulfilling the Potential of the Domain Name System
The DNS has advanced technologically well beyond its original structure. Lars Steffen from eco looks at how to bridge current gaps in DNS usage.
Healthy Domains Initiative
Healthy Practice Areas for Domain Registries and Registrars: The domain name system is in good health. But it’s about to get even better, as Mason Cole, Chair of the DNA Healthy Domains Initiative Committee explains.
Mapping Virtual Space to the Geographical Environment
New geographical domain names allow companies, governments and individuals to identify their online presence with a certain regional community. Dirk Krischenowski, from dotBERLIN, explores how these are governed.
A Day in the Life of a Man with a Key to the Internet
dotmagazine’s Judith Ellis talks to Olaf Kolkman of the Internet Society about the Domain Name System and his key to the Internet.
Next Steps in Combatting DNS Abuse
Thomas Rickert and Lars Steffen from the eco Association take stock and give an outlook on collaborating in the fight against abuse involving the DNS.
The Domain Name System - Making a Company Website Findable
Sven-Holger Wabnitz explains how DNS works and how important it is for findability and brand identity in the Internet
Feature "Internet Governance"
A Quiet Global Revolution
Thomas Rickert of Rickert.net tells the story of the success of a revolutionary and promising model of global governance – as established through the ICANN IANA Stewardship Transition – and why you should know and care about the balance of power in Internet governance
Healthy and Secure – the DNS as a Key Component for a VPN
Security is architecturally anchored in telematics infrastructure to protect e-health applications from abuse, says Sven-Holger Wabnitz from CentralNic.
Industry Insights "E-Health"
Cybersecurity in the Hospital Environment – How can Hospitals Protect Themselves from Hacker Attacks?
Why Preventing, Mitigating & Fighting Abuse Concern Everyone
Thomas Rickert and Lars Steffen from the eco Association, on the importance of acting and collaborating in the fight against abuse involving the DNS.
Domain Name System: Lessons from the topDNS Best Practice Webinars
eco Association has brought together several Internet industry members to collaboratively fight DNS abuse via its topDNS initiative. Numerous lessons and tips are now on hand from the topDNS Best Practice Webinars, as shared by Lars Steffen, eco’s Director International.