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/ nic.at News - 28.01.2022 07:27
28 January – European Data Protection Day

Data protection and privacy are terms that have been ever-present in the media and our everyday lives for many years now. With the number of ways of exchanging information rising all the time and technological progress accelerating at breakneck speed, both subjects are now a major international priority. The importance of personal data as a sensitive area was formally recognised on 28 January 1981 when the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data was opened for signature by the Council of Europe. Today, 28 January is no longer just observed in Europe, but celebrated the world over as Data Privacy Day. We took this special day as our cue to talk to some of our colleagues whose work at nic.at revolves around data protection.

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/ nic.at News - 12.01.2022 14:08
10 years of Anycast Service RcodeZero DNS – Listen in and celebrate!

What would a birthday be without the right music? We have created a playlist on Spotify in honour of the tenth anniversary of our Anycast service RcodeZero DNS.

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/ nic.at News - 20.12.2021 08:34
nic.at fulfils a heart's desire for Jessica

We look back on a successful year - a year in which we introduced new services and were able to implement numerous projects. Therefore, we would like to share some of our success at Christmas and are proud to support the Stiftung Kindertraum foundation.

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/ nic.at News - 04.10.2021 08:13
New record: 1.4 million registered .at-domains

On September 11, 2021 nic.at reachead a new record. The 1.4 millionth .at domain is called physio-ruttinger.at and was registered by an Austrian domain owner. The self-employed physiotherapist, who already has his own website including a matching .at domain, wants to be found even better on the Internet in the future and has therefore decided on a multi-domain strategy.

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/ nic.at News - 25.06.2021 11:56
Interview with Klaus Darilion: What is DNS security and how can you protect a domain?

InterNetX, long-time .at partner, asked our Head of Operations, Klaus Darilion, some very interesting questions about DNS security, which we would like to share with you. In the interview, Klaus Darilion explains what DNS security means and how this technology can help us protect domains. He also gives valuable tips on DNSSEC and other relevant security products for those who are particularly concerned about protecting their own domain(s).  

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/ nic.at News - 07.06.2021 13:14
Cloudflare - New DDoS Mitigation Provider for RcodeZero DNS

Since December 2020, the RcodeZero DNS Anycast network is protected from DDoS attacks by three independent DDoS mitigation providers on a global scale. After a long evaluation phase, Klaus Darilion, Head of Operations, has chosen Cloudflare's "Magic Transit" product of different providers, because a reliable DDoS defense solution is comparable to an insurance.

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/ nic.at News - 15.04.2021 06:59
.at-Domainfinder delivers improved suggestions

Good news from our domain suggestion tool: The ".at-Domainfinder" now delivers even better suggestions – and at three times the speed. The tool now also "knows" place names and has a much better understanding of grammar.

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/ nic.at News - 18.03.2021 06:58
CERT.at provides support after Emotet takedown

After a long investigation, the infrastructure of the malware "Emotet" was successfully taken down in a coordinated action by several law enforcement agencies a few weeks ago. Emotet spread via e-mails containing Office documents in which malicious macros were embedded. The CERT.at (Computer Emergency Response Team), operated by nic.at, has been helping with the "clean-up" since then.

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/ nic.at News - 19.02.2021 08:03
OpenINTEL solution implemented successfully

The EU project "Connecting Europe Facility" (CEF) has set itself the task of supporting growth, employment and competitiveness in the EU through targeted investments in infrastructure. The aim is to promote the creation of highly developed, sustainable and efficient trans-European networks in the sub-sectors of energy, transport and telecommunications. "OpenINTEL-lookup" is one of the projects that have been successfully implemented by our Research & Development department in cooperation with the CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team), which is also operated by us, with CEF support.

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/ nic.at News - 10.02.2021 12:45
Focus on SMEs: The Feinkost Fleischerei Auernig

Regionality and quality have top priority at the Feinkost Fleischerei Auernig in Salzburg. The business has been in the family for three generations, and is currently run by Stefan Auernig. He was one of the first to recognise the potential of a meat vending machine: There, in addition to butter, eggs and milk, ready-made meals such as Kaspressknödel and Gulasch are available in winter. In summer, the vending machine is a popular place to go before spontaneous barbecues and also offers vegetarian products. We talked to Stefan about the current situation, the importance of a professional website for craft businesses, and his online shop.

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