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December 2017・Product Updates

Is India ready for the big boom?

I have recently returned from a 10-day work trip to India. As a global registrar, we value the opportunity to travel and learn about how business is done in different parts of the world. We don’t write about these trips as often as we should, but I felt compelled to share my experience in India, […]

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How often do you think about account security?

We seem to only talk about account security in the aftermath of an attack or breach. It feels like the worst possible time to do so, as it’s reactive, and begs the question, “why weren’t these preventive efforts made earlier?”. Nothing bad has happened this time (we hope it will continue this way) but in […]

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September 2016・Product Updates

250,000 new gTLDs and counting

A while back, I wrote about things we have learned from selling 100,000 new gTLDs. Today, we hit another significant milestone: 250,000 new gTLDs sold. It feels appropriate to do another assessment, to take the pulse, to see if anything has changed. Adoption is now steady The adoption curve shows a steady growth. As I […]

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Phishing attacks against registrars

You may have heard that many high-profile domain registrars are being targeted by a massive phishing attack against domain owners. We have received reports that some of those attacks are using Tucows branded emails to target some of our resellers and possibly end users all over the world. The fraudulent emails claim that a particular […]

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DV, OV or EV? How to offer the right SSL certificate

One question we are asked time and time again is “What level of SSL security should I offer to my customers?” The answer is a nebulous “it depends”. When it comes to SSL certificates, it’s very important to understand what customers are trying to accomplish before you can make a recommendation. Customers may be buying […]

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February 2015・Better your business

Free Webinar: profit from “selling right”

OpenSRS and Symantec would like to invite you to this exclusive 60-minute live webinar: Profit from “Selling Right”. Join Jeff Barto on chapter two of our Training Series where we will cover the strengths and benefits of how to best leverage a multi-brand SSL portfolio to offer uniquely flexible options for your customers. During this […]

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