iQ Global Podcast

iQ Global AS

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. Learn more at https://iq.global/
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A Female Perspective on the Domain Industry | Guest: Mou Mukherjee
EPISODE 14: Mou Mukherjee, Head of Registry Services at .CLOUD, speaks with Pinky Brand, SVP at iQ, about her journey in the domain name industry, her challenges in running a registry, and her lived experience as a female in the industry. Navigate directly to specific topics by clicking on the below chapter time stamps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=88s (1:28) - Tell us about your journey in the domain name industry. How did you first get involved? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=247s (4:07) - You left the industry for a while. Why did you decide to return? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=485s (8:05) - Tell us a bit about .CLOUD and what you do there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=664s (11:04) - What do you attribute to .CLOUD’s success? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=1090s (18:10) - What challenges did you face running the registry in the early days? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=1325s (22:05) - Marketing and selling premium names as a registry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=1752s (29:12) - You are a woman of color, born in India, growing up in Canada, working for an Italian company, and doing business in China. How has it all shaped your views on running a business that is truly international in scope and scale? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=2185s (36:25) - Where did you go to find mentors and coaches? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=2422s (40:22) - Is it trauma, imposter syndrome, or both for some women in our industry? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIJMZ5gd4P8&t=2735s (45:35) - Reflections on the personal journey. Self-exploration and transformation. Published: 14 December 2021
Dec 13 2021
50 mins
What's new with Abuse Manager v2.0 | Guest: LG Forsberg
LG Forsberg, CTO at iQ, speaks with Pinky Brand, SVP at iQ about what's new with Abuse Manager in the recently released version 2.0. Navigate directly to specific topics by clicking on the below chapter time stamps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=18s (0:18) - Introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=91s (1:31) - Evolution of RegistryOffice Abuse Monitor to Abuse Manager and v2.0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=254s (4:14) - Dashboard and UI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=375s (6:15) - Case Management, Sorting, Filtering, Exporting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=450s (7:30) - Reports https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=485s (8:05) - Rulesets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=590s (9:50) - Threat Intelligence Marketplace feeds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=666s (11:06) - Vetting process for Threat Intelligence Marketplace feeds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=952s (15:52) - Inbound Email Reports https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=1200s (20:00) - Evidence and Screenshot support https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=1396s (23:16) - Other features, summary, looking toward v2.1, customer use cases https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=1615s (26:55) - Free Trial, how it works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZzrEl2OMs&list=PLB86JHVASI68eTH7Sgyryl1W6ek9LMHcD&index=1&t=1685s (28:05) - Nordic Domain Days 2022 Recorded: 2 December 2021
Dec 6 2021
30 mins
How .BANK addresses the Cybersecurity Problem | Guest: Drew Schiff
Drew Schiff, Director, Engagement Services at fTLD, speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ. 00:17 - Introduction and background on open vs. restricted domain extensions and overall cybersecurity threats 02:35 - The origins of the .BANK domain extension 03:46 - The application and approval process of getting .BANK into the root zone 05:00 - What is the primary benefit of the .BANK domain extension to banks and consumers? 09:22 - Who within a bank should be involved in the adoption of ..BANK? 11:11 - What are the requirements to obtain a .BANK domain name? 14:00 - Is it expensive and complex to move a bank's primary URL to .bank? How does it compare to other security, verification, and digital initiatives that banks need to undertake? 17:10 - Comments on vetting each applicant 18:47 - How are users responding to banks using a .bank domain? 22:00 - How .BANK educates registrars, banks, and consumers about .BANK 25:02 - What about premium names? Can a bank reserve or obtain more than one name or register a slogan, etc? (e.g. SuperSafe.bank) 26:42 - What other actions does the .BANK registry take to protect end-users from potential abuse threats? 28:50 - How to learn more and contact .BANK directly for a discussion Stay informed on your Domain Abuse situation, and get FREE tailor-made reports within seconds from one of the world's most extensive repositories of malicious domains, and gain insight into Domain Abuse trends at: https://abusestats.com/ Recorded: 10 November 2021
Nov 15 2021
30 mins
Abusive Domain Names & Defensive Domain Blocking | Guest: Kevin KopasAnti-Phishing Working Group | 10 minutes with Peter Cassidy, Co-FounderAbuse & Brand Protection Trends in African TLDs | Guest: Daniel GreenbergPremium Domain Names | A .cloud & European perspective | Guest: Shaun WilkinsonI&JPN Toolkit: DNS Level Action to Address Abuses  |  Guest: Elizabeth BehsudiiQ Abuse Report Overview & AbuseStats.com | Guest: LG ForsbergiQ Domain Name Industry Podcast TrailerHow Spamhaus addresses DNS Abuse  |  Guest: Carel Bitter, Head of DataManaging Domain Name Abuse  |  Guest: Steinar GrøtterødA conversation with MrPremium.com  |  Guest: Mark GhoriafiIs this site or online store a scam or safe? Scamadviser.com  |  Guest: Jorij AbrahamChallenges in tackling Domain Name Abuse |  Guest: LG Forsberg, CTO of iQ