10 steps to tackling online counterfeiting

CSC® Digital Brand Services has joined forces with OpSec® Security—one of the world’s leading authorities in digital marketplace monitoring and intellectual property rights enforcement—to identify online counterfeiting, and stop fraudsters from exploiting your brands. In an interactive guide, we’ve identified

CSC’s New gTLD Utilization Report – July 2015

by Vincent D’Angelo. Our bi-monthly New gTLD Utilization Report comes with a sleek new look and improved usability. We’ve expanded the metrics and analysis around dot brands and have seen a significant increase in dot brand registrations. There have now

Six key questions for getting the most out of your monitoring budget

With the digital universe growing so fast and in so many directions, it’s easy for businesses to overspend on monitoring their brands. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By asking a few key questions, even brands with significant

Heard the .news?

The .news gTLD will be offered through General Availability in just six days. Media and content organizations should move fast to secure their brands. Launched by Rightside Registry, .news is a potentially interesting opportunity for news, media, and content organizations

WEBINAR: Direct from Buenos Aires – The inside story on the ICANN 53 meeting

Fresh from her visit to this week’s ICANN meeting in Buenos Aires, CSC’s Gretchen Olive will share her insights during an exclusive webinar on July 2.

.online goes online

It’s one of the most ubiquitous words anywhere in the world today—and now it’s getting its own domain name as part of ICANN’s New gTLD program. June 18 marked the beginning of the .online Sunrise phase, and it is likely

Runningoutofmoviedomains.com? Dot movie could be the answer

By Vincent D’Angelo Great movies are unforgettable. But who remembers their domain names? So many words and phrases are now registered that producers are forced to use ugly, hyphenated names, or subdomains. That’s all about to change with the launch

Banking on confidence for new financial services gTLD

The .bank gTLD will move from the Sunrise phase to general availability on June 24. This new gTLD, focused on security, already seems to be attracting many banks; there have been over 500 Sunrise applications, according to the registry—a strong

Two-Factor Authentication Protects Your Digital Assets

Cybercriminals are more innovative and rampant than ever before. Multiple threats crop up daily in almost every industry. Online targets include web domains, social media sites, banking sites, and more. The website Information is Beautiful has illustrated the nature and

CSC’s New gTLD Utilization Report – May 2015

by Vincent D’Angelo. Our New gTLD Utilization Report for May reveals that there have now been over 1,300 registrations under .brand (and closed) top-level domains. This is an increase of over 60% since our March report, suggesting .brand activity is