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Secure Domain Foundation Aims to Prevent Fraudulent Domain Name Registrations

The Secure Domain Foundation (SDF)—a multi-stakeholder initiative that aims to provide information and services to domain registries to help prevent fraudulent domain name registrations.

"We're trying to tag and track the bad actors in the domain space," Chris Davis, SDF co-founder and president told eWEEK. "The Secure Domain Foundation is designed to be a true public benefit organization that provides free services to facilitate information sharing and helps domain registries and hosting providers to identify the bad actors at the point of domain registration."

SDF's supporters include Facebook, Verizon, Verisign, Enom, Name.com, CIRA(.ca), CO Internet(.co), CrowdStrike, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), Emerging Threats, ESET Anti-Virus, DomainTools, Internet Identity, CoCCA, Mailshell, Blacknight Solutions, Foreground Security and the SecDev Group.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Secure Domain Foundation Debuts to Fight Internet Domain-Based Threats

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.