Welcome to the iQ Podcast. Our aim is to offer relevant content, wisdom and knowledge for the benefit of domain name registry operators (and those that would like to apply for their own domain extension) + registrars, resellers, brands and hosting providers.
Your host is Pinky Brand, SVP at iQ.
iQ is a software and consulting services provider for the domain name business. Our products and services are designed to provide both data-driven and experience-based business intelligence which, will enable you to gain meaningful insight, develop a strategy and deliver innovative platforms and websites for your own namespace.
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Abusive Domain Names & Defensive Domain Blocking | Guest: Kevin Kopas
Kevin Kopas, Co-Founder, and COO at ShortDot SA, speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ. Kevin tells us a little bit about his journey in the domain business, lessons learned from launching 5 TLDs, and his views on dealing with abusive domain names, including compromised domains, defining "DNS Abuse", the role of stakeholders and trusted notifiers, gathering evidence, standards, etc. From a registry operator user point of view. We also discuss their new ShortBlock defensive domain blocking service that helps protect trademarks and IP, and what it might be like to get back on the road again.
Recorded: September 2021
Anti-Phishing Working Group | 10 minutes with Peter Cassidy, Co-Founder
Peter Cassidy, Co-Founder and Secretary-General at the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ. Read the extended interview with Peter at iq.global/blog.
Recorded: August 2021
Abuse & Brand Protection Trends in African TLDs | Guest: Daniel Greenberg
Daniel Greenberg, Director, Founder and CEO of Lexsynergy, speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ, about abuse and brand protection trends in African top-level domain extensions.
Premium Domain Names | A .cloud & European perspective | Guest: Shaun Wilkinson
Shaun Wilkinson, head of Premium Names at .cloud, and COO of Nidoma.com, speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ, about his experience managing Premium Domain Names from a registry operator perspective, as well as from a European consumer and domain investor perspective.
I&JPN Toolkit: DNS Level Action to Address Abuses | Guest: Elizabeth Behsudi
Elizabeth Behsudi, Director, Domains and Jurisdiction Program, and Secretariat at the Internet and Jurisdiction Policy Network (IandJPN), speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ, about the role and mission of the IandJPN, and its new Toolkit on DNS Level Action to Address Abuses.
Download the toolkit at: https://www.internetjurisdiction.net/domains/toolkit
Stay informed on your Domain Abuse situation, and get FREE tailor-made reports from one of the world's most extensive repositories of malicious domains, and gain insight into Domain Abuse trends at: https://abusestats.com/
iQ Abuse Report Overview & AbuseStats.com | Guest: LG Forsberg
LG Forsberg, CTO at iQ, speaks with Pinky Brand, SVP at iQ about the new iQ Stats service, and the new iQ Abuse Report available via AbuseStats.com. Also a quick preview of the upcoming iQ Abuse Feed service.
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