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Verisign Security Rating

/ 950

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About Verisign

Verisign, Inc. is an American company based in Reston, Virginia, United States that operates a diverse array of network infrastructure, including two of the Internet's thirteen root nameservers, the authoritative registry for the .com, .net, and .name generic top-level domains and the .cc and .tv country-code top-level domains, and the back-end systems for the .jobs, .gov, and .edu top-level domains. Verisign also offers a range of security services, including managed DNS, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack mitigation and cyber-threat reporting.

Data Breaches and Security News

Verisign Statement on 2010 Security Breach
VeriSign ᛫ February 2, 2012

Verisign Statement on 2010 Security Breach

As disclosed in an SEC filing in October 2011, parts of Verisign's non-production corporate network were penetrated. After a thorough analysis of the attacks, ...

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VeriSign Hacked: What We Don't Know Might Hurt Us
PCWorld ᛫ February 2, 2012

VeriSign Hacked: What We Don't Know Might Hurt Us

VeriSign – the company behind the root DNS servers that provide the foundation for the Web, and formerly the largest encryption certificate authority – has ...

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