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  • Greater security for online services rolled out today

    21 October 2014
    Following a successful pilot, two-factor authentication access is now available for registrars via Nominet’s online services.Two-factor authentication is a two-step verification process and provides an extra layer of security to users accessing online systems. It improves account security as an intruder would have to gain access to the device where it is installed, as well as knowing the password. This reduces the risk of DNS hijacking or confidential information being compromised.
  • £3m donation to Nominet Trust

    15 October 2014
    Nominet, the internet company best known for running the .UK web domain infrastructure, has confirmed a £3 million charitable donation to Nominet Trust.Nominet established Nominet Trust in 2008 with the proceeds from its successful registry business. This year’s amount brings the total Nominet has donated to the Trust to £35 million.
  • Nominet and Love Hz use the Internet of Things for flood detection

    10 October 2014
    A pioneering, Oxford-based trial, led by Nominet and Love Hz, will explore the potential for the Internet of Things to help create an extensive, localised, early warning system for flood-prone areas for the first time in the UK.
  • First .cymru and .wales websites go live in digital milestone for Wales

    30 September 2014
    Today, the first .cymru and .wales websites will go live when Wales’ First Minister and the National Assembly’s Presiding Officer officially switch over the first tranche of websites to their new internet domains, marking a historic day in Wales’ digital history.
  • Email to .uk rights holders

    16 September 2014
    We are currently emailing registrants of UK domains (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, etc.) that have been granted the right to the short .uk equivalent of their current domain under our 5-year reservation mechanism.Received an email about your .uk domain?We’re emailing to let eligible registrants know that:

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  • Story of the web

    Celebrating 25 years of the web, visit our timeline featuring defining moments of its success - http://www.storyoftheweb.org.uk/
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    Keep up-to-date with all of Nominet's products and services on social media.
  • The Social Age

    Nominet’s internet advice site, knowthenet.org.uk has launched ‘The Social Age’ to help parents keep up as our study shows children are trying social media at 9 years old.
  • Knowthenet

    A new look for our Knowthenet website! More tips and advice on how to stay safe, legal and informed on the internet.
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