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Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) is an American company based in Reston, Virginia that operates a diverse array of network infrastructure, including two of the Internet's thirteen root nameservers, the authoritative registry for the .com, .net, and .name generic top-level domains and the .cc and .tv country-code top-level domains, and the back-end systems for the .jobs, and .edu top-level domains. Verisign also offers a range of security services, including managed DNS, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation and cyber-threat reporting. In 2010, Verisign sold its authentication business unit – which included SSL (secure socket layer), PKI (public key infrastructure), Verisign Trust Seal, and Verisign Identity Protection (VIP) services – to Symantec for $1.28 billion. The deal capped a multi-year effort by Verisign to narrow its focus to its core infrastructure and security business units. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Verisign)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'verisign': 3 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'verisign' across all Ariadne articles: 9
  • Average number of references to 'verisign' per Ariadne article: 3.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'verisign': 1996-11
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  1. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. david recordon (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andrew aird (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. clare mcclean (see articles on this topic by this author)

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E-Commerce in Higher Education: Can We Afford to Do Nothing?

Andrew Aird on the impact of e-commerce on the non-commercial sector.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

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