domain management

Cast your .vote for the most interesting New gTLD development in Q4 [Report]

The Q4 New gTLD Quarterly Report from our MarkMonitor™ team explores U.S. election usage, ESG domain activity and DNS abuse trends. Read more. 2020 has been extremely eventful, so it follows that the domain industry has continued to experience perpetual change, progress and uncertainty in the last three months of the year. In our Q4 […]

Innovation, launches and email: new gTLDs deliver in Q3 2020

Clarivate releases its MarkMonitor Q3 2020: New gTLD Quarterly Report with latest news and insights in the .brand Top Level Domain space As the third quarter of 2020 winds down, the domain industry continues to show development and progression amid uncertain global economic conditions. From improvements in products and additional TLD launches to growth in […]

Introducing the MarkMonitor Domains for Good program

Clarivate is excited to announce our new MarkMonitor Domains for Good program, developed specifically for nonprofits and other mission-driven, for-good organizations.   Nonprofits, B Corporations and other mission-driven organizations face unique challenges on the internet. Problems range from cybersecurity threats targeting an organization’s digital assets to fraud aimed at donation intake and charitable and philanthropic […]

Corporate domain name registrars: Superior protection against security threats

Corporate domain name registrars: Superior protection against security threats Popular retail domain registrars like GoDaddy, Network Solutions, and Register.com have each reported breaches of their domain name and hosting security systems. Domains names are perhaps the most important intellectual property asset that any online business owns. Companies simply cannot afford to have these assets vulnerable […]

Understanding Today’s Trends: Domains and Cybersecurity

The domain landscape is ever-changing. Consider how far it’s come since the 1980s when the first domain names were registered. These were of the .net and .com variety. Fast-forward 25 years, and businesses are registering innovative .Brand extensions for reasons that range from marketing promotions to protective online protection of IP. The industry has been […]

Protect your business from domain security attacks

As a business, you want your domain names to be memorable, reflect the company ethos and stand out in an overcrowded online world. Ensuring the domain resonates with customers, leads to more traffic and ultimately increased business. However, as a critical element of your online presence, domains have also become a target for hackers, with […]

2019: a year of innovation for New gTLDs

It has been a year of change for the domain industry, with products and services within the New generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) space continuing to expand in both breadth and complexity. We have seen developments in the launches of TLDs (such as .SPORT in January and .NEW in October), new blocking products including AdultBlock […]

The next generation of WHOIS is born

Today marks a milestone in the decades-long effort to improve how domain name ownership data is structured and processed. Replacing traditional Port 43 WHOIS, the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) is the new mechanism by which domain name ownership information will be shown going forward. Where did this come from? Domain name registration data, commonly […]