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WHY .INSURANCE?

A .INSURANCE domain is so much more than a really great marketing tool. Consider your current domain name. Does it reflect what you do? Does it help you acquire new customers? Is it memorable? A .INSURANCE domain quickly informs potential customers as to who and what you are, differentiating you from competitors and across the internet.

BUT…this is simply icing on the cake, it isn’t why you should make the move to a .INSURANCE domain.

Your customers depend on you to protect what’s most important to them, their most prized possessions – everything from their cars and homes to their family’s health and wellbeing. Implicit in your relationship is that you are also protecting their personal information. Insurance companies and producers have become treasure troves for phishers, looking to acquire personal information for use in committing identity theft and financial fraud. As a verified domain, .INSURANCE ensures that phishers and other bad actors cannot get a domain or email address like yours to impersonate you and attack your employees and customers. A .INSURANCE domain is your Online Stamp of Trust, it’s proof positive you are who you say you are.

Insurance companies and producers are moving to .INSURANCE domains to deny phishers access to their customers, and to differentiate themselves in a competitive marketplace. It’s easier than ever to make the move to .INSURANCE and a small price to pay to protect your business and customers. Grow with your marketable and secure .INSURANCE domain today.

HOW DOES .INSURANCE PROTECT YOUR CUSTOMERS?
OUR 3-PRONGED APPROACH TO SECURITY
1. Verification

Only verified members of the global insurance community are approved for .INSURANCE domain names.

  • Like .gov for government entities or .edu for educational institutions, now there’s .INSURANCE, a standardized, verified domain for insurance companies and producers.

Your customers are assured of the trustworthiness of your site when you have a .INSURANCE domain. Online transactions and emails sent from your domain are more secure.

  • Now that your customers are confident they aren’t falling victim to phishing or spoofing scams, your organization can fully engage across all online channels.
2.Domain Name Integrity

Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) ensure that your customers are not being misdirected to malicious websites.

  • .INSURANCE brings brick and mortar trust to your online presence—when a customer visits your site, they are assured to be communicating and transacting with you.
3. Strong Encryption

All .INSURANCE domains must employ powerful encryption, ensuring strict confidentiality in all online interactions and mitigating exposure to cyber threats.

  • Mandatory security compliance and monitoring let your customers conduct sensitive financial transactions and communications online without fear of having their data compromised.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for a .INSURANCE domain name?

Only verified members of the global insurance community are eligible to register domain names. For insurers it includes charter and supervision verification with the organization’s regulator. Please see the .INSURANCE eligibility requirements here.

How do I check on the availability of a domain name?

To determine if a domain name is available for registration, use the “Select My .INSURANCE Domain” feature here.

What makes a .INSURANCE domain name more secure?

Bad actors cannot get a .INSURANCE domain from which to phish and spoof your customers, protecting your organization and customers from the #1 cyberattack. Further, fTLD requires compliance with a set of Registrant Security Requirements that are not mandated by the operators of other commercially available internet domains. Additionally, the fTLD Operations Pledge outlines the policies and procedures we and our registrars must follow to ensure the secure, stable and reliable operations of the .INSURANCE domain.

What happens to customers who go to my current site after I start using my .INSURANCE domain?

You can forward all traffic and emails from your current site to your new .INSURANCE domain by using a domain redirect. A redirect brings all current site traffic and emails through to your new domain so no one is left behind, enabling you to educate your customers about your move to a more secure domain over time. While there are many ways to redirect visitors to a .INSURANCE domain, an effective method to do this while maintaining your search engine ranking is by using the http ‘301 Moved Permanently’ response status code. Your .INSURANCE domain name must meet the HTTPS requirement by having a public key certificate installed to secure the domain name.