Meet Nameshield at the 17th Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme in Frankfurt

The dangers of the Internet are not to be taken lightly. Phishing, cybersquatting or typosquatting are often the cause of disasters, which can threaten the company’s future. Brand managers can quickly become panicked by the dangers behind these risks. That’s why it’s important to learn where the risks lie and how you can best counter them. That said, what are the benefits for brand owners of innovative and powerful solutions like dotbrand? At the 17th Global Brand Protectio... Read More

The .COUNTRY registry increases its prices as of September 27, 2023

The .COUNTRY registry will significantly increase the price for new registrations under this extension from September 27, 2023, 16:00:00 UTC. All registrations, transfers and renewals of a .COUNTRY domain name registered after September 27, 2023 will be subject to a price increase of 100 times the current price. This very significant price increase, which has not been explained by the registry, will only apply to domain names registered after this date. Domain names registered before... Read More

ICANN76, Sally Costerton, the new interim president of ICANN, makes her mark

Candidate in March 2020 and then in March 2021, the city of Cancun finally had to wait until March 2023 and the end of the COVID pandemic to see a new edition of an ICANN summit in person. 2023, a very important year for the organisation. It will indeed celebrate its 25 years of existence while it is going through a risky period with an interim presidency after the resignation of its former President on 22 December 2022. Two women at the head of ICANN Sally Costerton from the UK, who h... Read More

Nameshield is exhibitor at the Rethink! IT Security on 22-24 March 2023 in Berlin!

Phishing attacks are becoming more and more frequent and aggressive – learn from us how you can prevent your company’s email addresses from becoming the starting point of such attacks. On 22.03. at the ICEBREAKER we will discuss the following topic: Domain names and DMARC – Current trends and challenges in IT security. The Rethink! IT Security is the leading IT security summit for CISOs and IT security decision makers from the German-speaking region. Learn about curr... Read More

Nameshield renews its ISO 27001 certification on all its registrar activity

First French registrar certified ISO 27001 since 2017, for its activities of domain names portfolio, DNS and TLS/SSL certificates management, Nameshield is proud to announce the renewal of its ISO 27001 certification in February 2023. What is the ISO 27001 certification? ISO 27001 is an international standard that describes the requirements for the implementation of an Information Security Management System, intended to select the security measures to be implemented in order to ensure t... Read More

New document: 5 minutes to understand Phishing as a Service (PhaaS)

Phishing-as-a-Service (PhaaS) is a fast-growing phenomenon in the cyberthreats world, getting armed with tools that make it more and more prosperous. It has opened up the online fraud market to the masses, to the point that phishing attempts have become a daily plague. Find in this new “5 minutes to understand” document, available for download on the Nameshield’s website, how phishing is now sold in ready-to-use kit and how to protect against it. Download ... Read More

Afnic Registrar Day is back

On January 10, the new edition of Registrar Day was held, organized by AFNIC, the registry of the .FR extension, this event is mainly intended for registrars. While the event was usually held in December, this new edition, which was both accessible in person and remotely, and which took place after the pandemic period, was held at the beginning of this year, a way to place ourselves “in a new dynamic,” according to Pierre Bonis, AFNIC’s Director General. The Registra... Read More

The .FR counts today 4 million domain names

Managed by AFNIC (acronym for Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération – French Association for Cooperative Internet Naming, the French Network Information Center), the favorite extension of the French people has reached 4 million registered domain names! Every week, between 12,000 and 16,000 new .FR domain names are registered. The .FR has become a reference domain, with a market share in France of nearly 40%, which has been growing for several years, particular... Read More

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