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January 2, 2020

As a 20-year-old company going into a new decade, we have reviewed where we are now and where we want to be. Our new logo symbolises our people and what we stand for, by protecting and securing digital brands and platforms.

Our Vision is to continue to excel in the following: –

Connecting businesses and brands – working together to create unique customer experiences

Customer-centric, always – building loyalty, trust and integrity

People are our assets – we never underestimate the value of our people

A culture of togetherness – our community supports well-being and success

Protect and defend – robust processes to ensure brand security

To lead, discover and learn – always at the front, never behind

To be able to deliver our vision, we have extended our core services, to provide a safe and secure framework within which our client’s brands are protected:-

  • Domain Management
  • Domain Blocking
  • Hosting
  • Brand Monitoring
  • Domain Acquisition
  • UDRP Disputes
  • Bot Mitigation
  • Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • SSL Management
  • Premium DNS

We at Safenames have strong values which are core to our business

  • Identity. We enable brands to stake their claim in digital environments.
  • Connectivity. Using technology to bring people and brands together.
  • Protect. We create secure environments that support brands to flourish and thrive.
  • Defend. We mobilise a robust legal framework to counter copyright, plagiarism and infringement.
  • Innovate. We drive sector innovation.
  • Our People. We support personal aspiration to always be the best that we can be.
  • Your People. Customer service is our number one priority, this will never change.
  • Integrity. We are always true to our moral code. We are open, transparent and collaborative.
  • Respect. We create an environment that fosters and promotes togetherness. Where our colleagues, partners and clients are invested in our values and are treated with the utmost respect.
  • Passion. We reward enthusiasm, diligence and a desire to succeed.

Watch our brand video and be part of Safenames journey. https://youtu.be/L9LijjMNPc8

Fraudsters are at it again. There is currently a counterfeit ‘renewal’ email circulating informing domain registrants that their domains(s) is expiring for a search engine listing, domain name listing, and/or SEO listing services.

How do they do this? Fraudulent companies “mine” the WHOIS database and then use the information they gather to send counterfeit emails (in this case, renewal emails) to ‘scam’ unknowing domain registrants into renewing services that do not actually exist. They make the message so confusing that it often works because registrants are lead to believe that their domain(s) is expiring.

Our message? Be vigilant and know that your Safenames renewal emails will only ever come from us–and this is likely the same for all domain registrars. If you have any questions about this post, please contact Safenames in the UK at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).

Recently, the Certificate Authority/Browser Forum sent a notification to Certificate Authorities as a reminder, asking that they discontinue supporting SHA-1 SSL certificates for both SSL and code signing. If you currently have a SHA-1 certificate(s), either in production or in a testing environment, it is important that you replace it before December 31, 2015 with SHA-256/TLS certificates as soon as possible, as there are associated risks to site performance and your site could become compromised.

If you have any questions about SSL certificates, contact Safenames in the UK at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).

 

New gTLD .TIRES is now in TM Sunrise — this exclusive registration phase will remain open through March 21, 2015. The registry will not open a formal Landrush period, but the General Availability/Early Access Program (EAP) will open March 25, 2015. Registering additional domains (specifically new gTLDs) can help protect your brand(s) online within specific markets, and is one of the best way to optimize your naming strategy.

For questions about this launch please contact Safenames in the UK at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).

New GEO gTLD .SYNDEY is now in TM Sunrise — this exclusive registration phase will remain open through February 3, 2015. The registry will run Landrush concurrently, but this phase will remain open through February 13, 2015. General Availability (GA) will open February 17, 2015. Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Registering a .SYDNEY domain(s) enables companies doing business in this Australian region, or organizations serving the local community, to secure shorter and more relevant domain names for their web site(s).

For questions about this launch please contact Safenames in the UK at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).

Top level .NZ (New Zealand) domain names are now available for registration. Previously you could only register at the second level (i.e., .CO.NZ, ORG.NZ and/or NET.UK). The new .NZ extension offers a great space for you to build (or continue building) your online success story. Registering country code extensions allows businesses to strengthen their domain portfolio and naming strategy with a local online brand by registering shorter, more relevant domain names that signify a web site that contains information, goods, and services within New Zealand.

For questions about this post please contact Safenames at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).

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