When all preconceived notions of how one “should” use domain names are overthrown.

It is almost impossible to start this post without explaining the “holy grail” status of having a two or three-letter .COM domain. A short wording on a .COM domain signals size, longevity and/or financial strength. Like the ones registered in the beginning of the internet, in 1985 and 1986. Powerful domain names such as IBM.COM, GE.COM, […]

Monday 14 August 2017

A technician’s view on DDoS attacks

Out of sight, out of mind Presence on the internet is nowadays viewed as a must for most companies. In an instant, you are able to present your company the way you want and attract new customers. However, when entering the web, the demands for availability also increases. Visitors expect a warm welcome. What happens […]

Wednesday 05 July 2017

How the GDPR sanctions is the best thing that has happened to cybersecurity

Data and the GDPR Today, data has become one of the most valuable resources for businesses. Because of this, incentives to process, cross-reference and publish data are ever increasing. This obviously affects the privacy of the individual. The natural step therefore, is regulation – Enter the GDPR! No one can have missed the discussions about […]

Monday 03 July 2017

How does the business community view the threat of cyberattacks and how can you act more proactively in order to prevent attacks such as Petya and Wannacry?

In the aftermaths of the Wannacry-attack, a new wave of cyber-attacks based on the Petya Ransomware is sweeping the globe. Companies seems to have a tough time battling these attacks. The fact that they are repeatedly coming back is a clear sign that appropriate proactive measures are simply not in place. It is high time […]

Thursday 29 June 2017

Higher legal demands on e-commerce

As most of you know, e-commerce has virtually exploded during the last decade: 25% of Nordic consumers e-commerce came from abroad. 1 62% of the Nordic population bought something online during an average month 2016. 2 1554 kr is the estimated value a Nordic consumer spent online during an average month 2016. 3 259 mdkr is […]

Thursday 22 June 2017

CEO frauds cannot be avoided by routines alone

Swedish bank SEB (part of the Swedish “Big 4”) and tech news site BreakIT are reporting on the rise of “CEO frauds”. Read it here. According to the article, the number of reported cases to the Swedish Trade Federation has increased from 100 cases in 2015, to 1 000 cases in 2016, an increase superseding 1000%! […]

Monday 19 June 2017

Comment on Google’s alerts on 50 famous Swedish brands’ websites

Yesterday, the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reported a story about Google warning visitors of the websites of 50 well-known Swedish brands. Read it here. Even if it might be a stretch to claim that visiting these sites is “unsafe” because they do not have HTTPS (encrypted information between visitor and site), it is still interesting […]

Friday 09 June 2017

Summary of #SEBC17 and launch of “The Pitfalls”

Two weeks ago, Ports Group was a partner of the annual Scandinavian E-business Camp – SEBC – in Gothenburg. At SEBC we presented our new services, some of which have been developed specifically for E-commerce companies. We also had the opportunity two host two break-out sessions. During these sessions we held a presentation about the […]

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Are you having problems with false emails in your organisation?

Today, I would like to talk to you about email frauds, and how to avoid being the victim of one. I am sure many of you recognise the following scenario: You receive an email that appears to be from a co-worker. There is something odd about the email because it urges you to transfer a […]

Tuesday 09 May 2017

Ports Group is a proud partner of #SEBC17

On May 18-19th Ports Group will be a partner of the annual Scandinavian E-business Camp in Gothenburg. We will be onsite and exhibit our new services, some of which specifically developed for E-commerce companies. We will also be having two break-out sessions where we will do a presentation about the most common mistakes that we have […]

Thursday 27 April 2017

Trademark is the new black

Exclusive rights to the colour black? In 2014, the world’s blackest colour was presented, named “Vantablack”. The colour got a lot of attention during 2016 when it was announced that the British artist Anish Kapoor had gotten exclusive rights to use the colour in works of art. This was controversial in the art world since […]

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Amazon.se changes hands

Back in February we posted an article about Apple’s acquisition of icloud.net. In that article we made a parallel to amazon.se, which at the time had been owned by a graphic designer since 1997. On the 8th of March this year the ownership changed hands, the new owner is Amazon’s European subsidiary Amazon Europe Core […]

Monday 10 April 2017

New Case: City of Stockholm

This year, City of Stockholm will be launching their very own TLD (top-level domain) – .STOCKHOLM. As the strategic domain name partner to City of Stockholm, we handled the application process on their behalf. Read the full story here.

Friday 07 April 2017

New Case: Storm Commerce

Today we have launched a new case about how we have been the partner for strategic and legal issues during the rebranding from Enferno to Storm Commerce — the leading supplier of scalable e-commerce platforms. Read all about it here.

Thursday 30 March 2017