New Technology and Domain Security Practices Protect Domain Names from Cyberthieves

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New Website enhancements offer secure domain registration and enhanced domain name protection to address domain security concerns.

As instances of domain hijacking and cybertheft increase, domain security continues to be a top concern for individuals and companies on the World Wide Web. In order to protect their investment, many companies are paying closer attention to the security measures their domain registrar takes to protect their domains., a leading ICANN-accredited registrar, at offers secure domain registration with the world’s highest level of domain name protection. “We protect our clients’ interests by providing the highest level of domain security and account protection,” states Monte Cahn, CEO of Moniker, “Since 1999, Moniker has never lost a domain name due to theft.” This tremendous record of security is due to Moniker’s five step domain name protection process.

When someone registers domains using Moniker’s secure domain registration, the domains are automatically locked in the account and at the registry to ensure that only an authorized administrator can transfer those domains. Once the administrator unlocks the domains, if the domain transfer doesn’t go through in 10 business days, the domains are automatically relocked to the account. Additionally, all transferred domains have an audit trail that allows Moniker to track down to the date and time of the domain transfer attempt, providing an additional level of domain name protection.

Successful domain security is not just the responsibility of the domain registrar. “Companies need to ensure that their employees do not release domain account numbers, login name, and password,” advises Ricardo Mercado, Chief Technology Officer of Moniker. “And, keep your contact information up to date with your domain registrar. If someone leaves your company that had access to account numbers and passwords, contact your domain registrar and change your password. Communication with your domain registrar is key to ensuring domain security, so make sure that your registrar can be contacted and provide this level of service.”

About is one of the top three fastest growing ICANN-accredited domain registrars providing a suite of domain name services, specializing in secure domain registration, domain name sales, whose privacy protection and traffic monetization. Together with its affiliated companies,, a domain hosting company, and, a leader in domain purchase, domain escrow and domain after market services, the company manages more than 1,000,000 domain names for companies, organizations and individuals. This ICANN-accredited registrar offers industry leading domain security and protection, providing personalized customer service for all of its clients. Moniker clients include: The National Hockey League, Jupitermedia,, and Lions Gate Films.


Jay Berkowitz



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