Article category: News

GDPR and WHOIS: ICANN solving access and privacy problem?

by Luc - 07.11.2018

WHOIS data access took centre stage at ICANN 63, held in Barcelona from October 20 - 25th. While other issues, such as the future of new gTLD applications, were discussed, post GDPR privacy concerns were, unsurprisingly, the focus of most discussions. Here are the key takeaways.

GDPR keeps on creating WHOIS-related challenges for ICANN

by Luc - 05.11.2018

Data privacy es el nuevo negro! At least for the domain industry who, while at ICANN 63 in Barcelona, reviewed the consequences of the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data. Meant to buy ICANN time as it works on making the WHOIS database GDPR compliant, it hasn't exactly proven a seamless stopgap.

Poor password management a top data security threat in 2018

by Daniel - 25.09.2018

Experts say poor password management is a top data security threat in 2018. Bad passwords like “12345” and “password” remain go-to picks for many - and hackers everywhere thank you. Especially when you reuse them for multiple logins! Think your weak password isn't putting you at risk of a damaging data breach? Well...

Why you should use a VPN service to prevent cyber threats

by Guest - 31.07.2018

Not sure which cybersecurity options are worth investing in? These days, users are increasingly turning to premium VPN services to thwart hackers and snoops. Here's a quick overview of why a quality VPN service is one of the most effective ways to protect your online security and privacy.

WHOIS database under GDPR: temporary measures in place

by Guest - 18.07.2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest change to the handling of personal data on the internet in more than 20 years. And GDPR compliance, a legal requirement for any website used by EU citizens, is forcing the domain name industry to reconsider how the WHOIS database works. ICANN's solution.

Domain industry's latest policies will ensure GDPR compliance

by Luc - 05.07.2018

GDPR compliance concerns continue to dominate discussions throughout the domain industry and nowhere was this more apparent than at the ICANN 62 Policy Meeting in Panama City. What you need to know about new policies and protocols ICANN is putting in place to ensure data privacy.