DOMAIN SECURITY REPORT
As cybersecurity becomes more artificial intelligence (AI)-powered, attacks continue to rise making domain security an important part of a company’s highest-level cyber risk assessment.
43% of .AI domains are registered to third parties, while 49% still have matching .AI domains available.
21% of DNS records from subdomains point to content that does not resolve, leaving companies vulnerable to subdomain hijacking.
79% of registered domains that resembled the Global 2000 brands are owned by third parties.
46% of companies that use enterprise-class registrars also use registry lock. They are six times more likely to use registry locks as a security control than companies using consumer-grade registrars.
DOMAIN SECURITY RISK LEVELS
72% of all companies have less than half of the security measures implemented, and 112 companies have a domain security score of 0%. A 0% score indicates no adoption of any security measure, leaving them at the highest risk of domain security threats.
DOMAIN SECURITY RISK LEVELS OF THE GLOBAL 2000
# of companies
0%-24% Security Score
25%-49% Security Score
50%-74% Security Score
75%-100% Security Score
INCREASE IN PHISHING ATTACKS FUEL THE GROWTH IN THE ADOPTION OF DMARC
Phishing attacks growing by more than 150% per year, has helped increase the adoption of domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance (DMARC)—an email validation system designed to protect a company’s email domain from being used for spoofing and phishing scams. Adoption of DMARC has grown 28% over the past three years.
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