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Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based in California that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.
Founded in 1887, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national professional organization of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in the United States, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries in business and industry, public practice, government, education, student affiliates and international associates.
Anycast is a network addressing and routing methodology in which a single destination address has multiple routing paths to two or more endpoint destinations.
Ashburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB), founded in 1912, is an organization focused on advancing marketplace trust, consisting of 106 independently incorporated local BBB organizations in the United States and Canada, coordinated under the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) in Arlington, Virginia.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
In cryptography, a certificate authority or certification authority (CA) is an entity that issues digital certificates.
The Charles Babbage Institute is a research center at the University of Minnesota specializing in the history of information technology, particularly the history of digital computing, programming/software, and computer networking since 1935.
The chief financial officer (CFO) is the officer of a company that has primary responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
The Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is an Australian external territory in the Indian Ocean, comprising a small archipelago approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.
Code signing is the process of digitally signing executables and scripts to confirm the software author and guarantee that the code has not been altered or corrupted since it was signed.
A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is an Internet top-level domain generally used or reserved for a country, sovereign state, or dependent territory identified with a country code.
In computing, a denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) is a cyber-attack in which the perpetrator seeks to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users by temporarily or indefinitely disrupting services of a host connected to the Internet.
DigiCert Inc is a privately held, US-based X.509 SSL certificate authority (CA).
A domain name registrar is an organization that manages the reservation of Internet domain names.
A domain name registry is a database of all domain names and the associated registrant information in the top level domains of the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet that allow third party entities to request administrative control of a domain name.
Domain name scams are types of Intellectual property scams or confidence scams in which unscrupulous domain name registrars attempt to generate revenue by tricking businesses into buying, selling, listing or converting a domain name.
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network.
Dulles is an unincorporated area in Loudoun County, Virginia, which is part of the Washington metropolitan area.
E-commerce is the activity of buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an international non-profit digital rights group based in San Francisco, California.
Equinix, Inc. is an American multinational company headquartered in Redwood City, California, that specializes in internet connection and related services.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google LLC.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numericalspaces of the Internet, ensuring the network's stable and secure operation.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is a function of ICANN, a nonprofit private American corporation that oversees global IP address allocation, autonomous system number allocation, root zone management in the Domain Name System (DNS), media types, and other Internet Protocol-related symbols and Internet numbers.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.
Network Solutions, LLC is an American-based technology company founded in 1979.
Northern Virginia – locally referred to as NOVA – comprises several counties and independent cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
A public key infrastructure (PKI) is a set of roles, policies, and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates and manage public-key encryption.
Reston Town Center (also known as RTC and locally as simply, Town Center) is a mixed-use development featuring offices, retail stores, and restaurants in Reston, Virginia owned and managed primarily by Boston Properties.
Reston is one of the leading "New Town" planned communities in the United States.
A root name server is a name server for the root zone of the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet.
The RSA Conference is a series of IT security conferences.
RSA Security LLC, formerly RSA Security, Inc. and doing business as RSA, is an American computer and network security company.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
SLM Corporation (commonly known as Sallie Mae; originally the Student Loan Marketing Association) is a publicly traded U.S. corporation that provides consumer banking.
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (also called the Exchange Act, '34 Act, or 1934 Act) (codified at et seq.) is a law governing the secondary trading of securities (stocks, bonds, and debentures) in the United States of America.
Sex.com is an Internet domain name and web portal currently owned by Clover Holdings LTD.
A single point of failure (SPOF) is a part of a system that, if it fails, will stop the entire system from working.
Site Finder was a wildcard DNS record for all.com and.net unregistered domain names, run by.com and.net top-level domain operator VeriSign between 15 September 2003 and 4 October 2003.
Sterling, Virginia is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia.
Symantec Corporation (commonly known as Symantec) is an American software company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States.
Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.
A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet.
Transport Layer Security (TLS) – and its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which is now deprecated by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) – are cryptographic protocols that provide communications security over a computer network.
A trust seal is a seal granted by an entity to websites or businesses for display.
TrustArc (formerly TRUSTe) is a for-profit technology compliance and security company based in San Francisco, California.
Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, about midway between Hawaii and Australia, lying east-northeast of the Santa Cruz Islands (belonging to the Solomons), southeast of Nauru, south of Kiribati, west of Tokelau, northwest of Samoa and Wallis and Futuna and north of Fiji.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a law enforcement agency of the Federal government of the United States under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources.
A Domain Name System (DNS) zone file is a text file that describes a DNS zone.
.cc is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an Australian territory of and about 600 inhabitants.
The domain name com is a top-level domain (TLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
The domain name.edu is a sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
The domain name gov is a sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
The domain name jobs is a sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
The domain name is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
The domain name net is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) used in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
The domain name org is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) of the Domain Name System (DNS) used in the Internet.
The domain name.tv is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Tuvalu.