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CircleID’s Top 10 Posts of 2018

It is once again time for our annual review of posts that received the most attention on CircleID during the past year. Congratulations to all the 2018 participants for sharing their thoughts and making a difference in the industry.

Top 10 Featured Blogs from the community in 2018:

#1Brian WinterfeldtICANN Proposed Interim GDPR Compliance Model Would Kill Operational Transparency of the Internet
#2Anthony RutkowskiHumming an Open Internet Demise in London?
#3John LevineWhy Is It So Hard to Run a Bitcoin Exchange?
#4Hemanshu NigamWhy Are the EU Data Protection Authorities Taking Away Our Fundamental Right to be Safe?
#5Mark JeftovicWhy You Must Learn to Love DNSSEC
#6John LevineBlockchain’s Two-Flavored Appeal
#7Kurt PritzChanges to the Domain Name Marketplace
#8Wolfgang KleinwächterInternet Governance Outlook 2018: Preparing for Cyberwar or Promoting Cyber Détente?
#9Kathy KleimanHolocaust Remembrance Day
#10Megan L. BrownSecurity, Standards, and IoT: Will Connected Devices Flourish Under Prescriptive Regimes?

Top 10 News in 2018:

#1CircleID ReporterMicrosoft, Facebook and Others Demand ICANN Take a Closer Look at Questionable Registrars
#2CircleID ReporterReport Estimates Cybercrime Taking $600 Billion Toll on Global Economy
#3CircleID ReporterSEC Reinforces and Expands Its Cybersecurity Guidance for Public Companies
#4CircleID ReporterIPv6, 5G and Mesh Networks Heightening Law Enforcement Challenges, Says Australian Government
#5CircleID ReporterGold Dragon Helps Olympics Malware Attacks Gain Permanent Presence on Systems, Reports McAfee
#6CircleID ReporterAccess Logs Reveal 12M Visits to .CM Typosquatted Sites Just in 2018 So Far
#7CircleID ReporterBotnets Shift Focus to Credential Abuse, Says Latest Akamai Report
#8CircleID ReporterUK’s Government Websites Infected by Cryptocurrency Mining Malware
#9CircleID Reporter2.6 Billion Records Were Stolen, Lost or Exposed Worldwide in 2017, an 88% Increase From 2016
#10CircleID ReporterTeen Hacker Who Targeted High Ranking US Government Officials Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

Top 10 Industry News in 2018 (sponsored posts):

#1VerisignDNS-Based Threats: DNS Reflection and Amplification Attacks
#2VerisignQ4 2017 DDoS Trends Report: Financial Sector Experienced 40 Percent of Attacks
#3VerisignDNS-Based Threats: Cache Poisoning
#4Internet Commerce AssociationICA Statement on ADO.com UDRP Decision: Overreaching Panelists and Interference With Domain Market
#5Internet Commerce AssociationA Re-Examination of the Defense of Laches After 18 Years of the UDRP
#6VerisignVerisign Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 332.4 Million Domain Registrations in Q4 2017
#7AfiliasAfilias to Buy Entire TLDs at NamesCon
#8RadixStartups on Radix Domains Rake in $436M in VC Funding
#9BrandsightPaving the Path to the Brandsight Beta: Development and Release of Our Domain Management Product
#10RadixRadix’s Premium Domains for 2017 Renew at 71%

By CircleID Reporter

CircleID’s internal staff reporting on news tips and developing stories. Do you have information the professional Internet community should be aware of? Contact us.

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