Nameshield will be present at the FIC North America – On November the 1st and 2nd 2022 in Montreal

The International Cybersecurity Forum, has become in its 15 years of existence, the largest cybersecurity and digital trust event in Europe, with 19,000 participants, 550 private and public sponsors, 520 speakers and 60 countries represented. With the support of the Canadian and French authorities, the event is crossing the Atlantic and will take place in Montreal, Canada, on November the 1st and 2nd, for its first North American edition. The FIC North America aims to bring together the c... Read More

ICANN75, a dense summit before the ITU plenipotentiary meeting

Barely three months after the ICANN74 summit in The Hague, the one in Kuala Lumpur, 75th edition, has just been held. A second summit in hybrid mode, a mix of face-to-face and remote that claims almost 2000 participants from 112 countries, 60% of which were present on the spot. As if to better exist, two weeks before the particularly important appointment of a new secretary general at the head of the International Telecommunication Union, the technical counterpart of ICANN, ICANN proposed a ... Read More

Nameshield will be present at the Brand Protection Congress – On October the 19th and 20th, 2022 in Nice

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has given cybercriminals the opportunity to take advantage of the situation to sell counterfeit products. Protecting the organization’s intellectual property and consumers’ trust is now more important than ever. The Brand Protection Congress is a high-class brand protection event which aims to allow brand owners to discuss the industry challenges they are facing and their potential solutions. This 7th edition will take place in Nice, at the Hotel Le Negr... Read More

You still have until September, the 20th to register your .AU domain name identical to your .COM.AU!

The priority allocation period for .AU direct closes on 20 September 2022. If you hold a domain name in any other .au namespace (eg. com.au, org.au, id.au etc.), created prior to 24 March 2022, you are able to apply for Priority Status to register its exact match in .au direct until this date. Domains on priority hold will be released on Monday 3 October 2022. To be eligible to register a domain name in .au direct (forexample.au), the registrant must have an Australian presence as def... Read More

[New gTLD] Launch of .KIDS

Managed by DotKids Foundation, a non-profit organization, the new extension .KIDS will be launched on August, the 11th in Sunrise period. Dedicated to children, parents, educators, communities and groups related to child protection, .KIDS is an extension dedicated to all subjects related to children. The mission of DotKids is: • to create a dedicated Internet space for kids, supporting and advocating for a better cyberspace favorable to the positive development of kids; • to ser... Read More

ICANN74 between lessons of the pandemic and awareness of the richness of the Internet

Between ICANN66 in Montreal, Canada and ICANN74 in The Hague, Netherlands, thirty-two months and seven summits will have passed exclusively online. In 2020, the prospect of a return to face-to-face meetings was already being discussed under the heading of ‘hybrid mode’, a mixture of face-to-face and remote meetings. The question remained as to when this could be implemented. A more favorable health context was needed, with all the questions posed by covid variants and its repeat... Read More

Phishing, slamming and other fraudulent e-mails: stay alert during the summer holidays!

Every year, the summer holidays announce the upsurge of fraudulent e-mails mass campaigns. Indeed, cybercriminals try to profit from these periods when the vigilance is sometimes lowering, to launch phishing e-mails. What are phishing and slamming? Phishing is used by cybercriminals to obtain personal information in order to commit an identity theft. In the world of phishing (in 2021, it is the most frequent attack vector with 73% of companies declaring phishing as the main entry v... Read More

ICANN73 or the difficult equation of preserving a weakened global model

In recent years, ICANN, the regulator of a “universal resolution” of the Internet for all Internet users, has been confronted with new difficulties that are weakening the body and its model. Its mode of operation has had to be adapted to an unprecedented global pandemic and its model of a global Internet is now being questioned by the growing desire of states to emancipate themselves from it, with the tragic conflict in Ukraine pushing the Urals a little further away from the Ro... Read More

ALERT: TLS/SSL certificates – Phishing vigilance

Important: information relating to the situation in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. In response to the evolving geopolitical situation in Ukraine, many SSL certification authorities are suspending the issuance and reissuance of all types of certificates affiliated with Russia and Belarus. This includes suspending issuance and reissuance of certificates to TLDs related to Russia and Belarus, including .ru, .su, .by, .рф, as well as to organizations with addresses in Russia or Belarus. We ... Read More

New document : 5 minutes to understand monitoring solutions

A domain name is not static, it evolves. It can be inactive, associated to a website, to a messaging service. The website can be operated, deactivated or its content can change. So many constant modifications that require a particular follow-up in the form of monitoring of domain names that may infringe your brand.Find in this “5 minutes to understand” document, available for download on the Nameshield’s website, the different monitoring solutions that provide you with information to protec... Read More